Diocese of Arundel and Brighton

The Sacred Heart Primary School

Old London Road, Hastings, TN35 5NA

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Required for September 2021

Salary L13 - L19

The Governors of this school judged by OFSTED as ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ by Section 48, wish to appoint an inspirational Head, a practising Catholic with the vision to shape the future success of the school, building on the excellent achievements of the retiring Head, Mr J Hellett.

We can offer you:

  • happy, hard-working and responsible children
  • supportive governors, staff and parents who belong to a thriving community
  • a dedicated and talented staff team, committed to achieving high standards
  • a well maintained and resourced school with some fine new facilities
  • sea breezes, competitive house prices and the opportunity to live in an historic town in a beautiful part of East Sussex

You will offer us:

  • a firm commitment to the ethos of a Catholic school, parish and community
  • evidence that you are an exemplary primary practitioner
  • high expectations of pupil behaviour and achievement
  • an ability to lead, inspire and motivate
  • excellent communication skills
  • your vision to shape the future of our school because you are a strategic thinker 

Further information on informal visits can be arranged by contacting Lesley Shaw on 01424 429494

For an information pack and CES application form please contact Leadership.Recruitment@eastsussex.gov.uk or call 01273 482087


Closing date for applications: 12 noon 9th November 2020

Interviews: 2nd & 3rd December 2020

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. East Sussex County Council is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.