Head of Physics - Lytchett Minster School
Salary details: £23720 - £39406
The Governors of Cheselbourne Village School are delighted to offer the opportunity
for an enthusiastic, innovative individual to lead our unique and charming school as
We are a small, rural, maintained first school nestled in the charming village of
Cheselbourne, which lies to the North-East of the historic town of Dorchester. We
currently have 42 children on roll covering two classes as well as a new and growing
pre-school. The flexibility of small, mixed-age classes allows for a truly individualised,
and targeted style of teaching. We are lucky to boast a small but highly dedicated and
skilled team of staff and we are looking to appoint someone to motivate and support
them with the same level of commitment and charisma.
Cheselbourne Village School nurtures, challenges and respects students and staff alike
in an enriching and inspirational environment with the aim of supporting pupils to
achieve their full potential. The school has many links with other local schools as part
of the Dorchester Area Schools Partnership as well as the Learning First Alliance; a
small collection of schools working supportively to promote best practice.
The School was judged 'Good' at the last Ofsted review in 2017. The new post holder
will be expected to build on that judgement and drive progress throughout the school,
building on existing strengths. The successful applicant will work creatively and
strategically with the governing body and wider school community in order to
increase pupil numbers, ensuring the stability and longevity of the school.
We are looking for a person who has:
thinking, promoting moderation and reflective practice
community as well as with other schools
ln return, we can offer:
and parents who are eager to contribute to the success of the school as a
of the school
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.
Applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service
check and Children's Barring List check in line with the Government safer recruitment
The School values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all
sectors of the community.
Further information and an application form and information pack can be obtained
from Mrs Sandy White (telephone number 01258 837306 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org) who will also be pleased to arrange appointments for candidates wishing to visit the school.