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Worplesdon Primary School

Head Teacher

Job ID. 734676
School Ref No. Eteach/HT0117
We are passionate about our school - could you be?
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  • School: Worplesdon Primary School, Guildford
  • Start Date: 1 September 2017
  • Salary: £51,050-£69,034
  • Contract: Full Time and Permanent
  • Job Expires: 27 January 2017 @ 5PM
  • NQTs Considered: N/A

Due to the retirement of our present Head Teacher next summer, the Governors are seeking to appoint a new Head Teacher who will continue to build on the success of our inspirational, happy and caring school, rated good with outstanding elements in July 2016.

Are you the inspirational leader who has the dedication, enthusiasm and skills to lead the continued development of our already great school?

You would be leading an expanding 16 class school of 480 children (this will rise to 18 classes by September 2019) located on a small private housing estate on the outskirts of Guildford supported by a fantastic team of staff and parents, working in close partnership with an experienced governing body.

We have a strong community atmosphere which permeates all that we do in our school and we are eager to retain this. The quality of relationships between staff, pupils, governors and parents at the school is excellent.

We are extremely proud of all that our pupils achieve in class, in school and out in the wider community as a committed Rights Respecting level 2 School. We believe the school needs an inspirational leader who will nourish the children’s love of learning, and their independence, initiative and understanding of others. To enable Worplesdon to move forward in the next stage of its development, we wish to appoint someone who is passionate about progressing learning and raising standards still further.

Our school has:
• Engaged, inquisitive, respectful and happy children.
• A team of dedicated, creative and enthusiastic staff.
• Involved, committed and informed governors
• Active and supportive parents and helpers

You will be:
• Dedicated to helping children achieve the very best outcomes in their learning
• An experienced, innovative and strategic decision maker, who models the highest standards and expects the same from every member of the community
• Able to inspire, and work in partnership with pupils, staff, governors, parents and the wider community in order to provide the best opportunities for our children
• Passionate about raising the standards of teaching and learning
• A creative thinker who possesses the skills to lead sensitively

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, and this should be arranged with the school office.

Interview Dates: 9th and 10th February 2017

Worplesdon Primary School and Surrey County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

Worplesdon Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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Worplesdon Primary School
Envis Way
Worplesdon
Guildford
Surrey
GU3 3NL

Phase: Primary Schools
No. of Pupils: 480