Harlands Primary School

Headteacher Recruitment

Our Headteacher retires in December after eleven happy and successful years here at Harlands. We are now looking for an energetic leader to take us further forward on our path towards ‘Outstanding’.

Harlands is a stand-alone academy with two form entry which serves the community on the western side of Haywards Heath, West Sussex. Ours is a popular, over-subscribed school where our children are happy and have great learning and development opportunities and our staff have a friendly, supportive and professional working environment. Our mission statement is:

            “Striving for excellence, valuing everyone and our world.”

Harlands  is a high achieving, lively school with extensive grounds used to enrich sport, play and outdoor learning. We balance academic rigour with a creative curriculum, valuing each child’s individual gifts and talents, nurturing their potential. Ofsted in 2017 confirmed our school as ‘Good’. 

We are looking for a Headteacher who

  • is an inspirational leader with the energy and vision to build on our successes and continue to raise standards;
  • is committed to providing the best possible learning and development environment for our children;
  • establishes effective relationships with fellow professionals and the wider school community; and
  • has the skills and expertise to fulfil the role of Accounting Officer for our Academy.

Closing date:              12th November 2019 at midday
Interview dates:         27th and 28th November 2019.
Job Start date:           as soon as possible after January 2020
Contract:                     Permanent
Salary:                         L18-L24 (£62,426 - £72,306)

We encourage you to visit the school. Please contact Mrs K Michael on 01444 450782 to arrange a time. (We have set aside 22nd October and  5th November, but other dates can be available.)

Our information pack and the application form which we ask all applicants to complete, please, are available to download from the links below.

We are committed to safeguarding and all applicants must be willing to undergo screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Link to Information Pack

Link to Application Form (in word format)