Due to the impending retirement of our current Headteacher, the governing body of Hunsbury Park Primary School are looking to appoint a committed, motivational and dynamic Headteacher to build upon the current success of the school and to help it move forwards with its continued school improvement. We are seeking someone who can continue to lead our children on their journey towards becoming happy, confident, safe, responsible and successful learners. We wish to find someone who will be committed to further developing a true community school that has positive and supportive links and relationships across the wider community. We wish to continue to foster and develop our reputation for being a welcoming, inclusive and nurturing school that supports our children and their families.

Hunsbury Park Primary School is a two-form entry school with 324 pupils on role which is set in the urban community of West Hunsbury, Northampton. We are a school with very strong values, are passionate about realising our children’s potential and ensuring that progress is made via our highly supportive and compassionate environment.

The school is fortunate to have a nurturing resourced provision for SEMH (Social, Emotional & Mental Health) within the school building. One of our SENCO’s manages this provision, alongside a small team of behaviour specialists, in order to support those children identified as having SEMH needs. All of these children are taught in the classroom but will have access to the provision, its resources and staff as part of their individual programmes. Staff are experienced in supporting parents and carers too and seek to deliver a range of enabling programmes, advice and training that compliment school practices.

Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in July 2016, we are an ambitious school with a strong governing body who are eager to support, encourage and enable a new Headteacher to lead the school forwards.

We are offering an opportunity for the right candidate to work with a dedicated, gifted, energetic and caring school team. Our school and all its personnel are committed and passionate about promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all the children and staff. We pride ourselves on our welcoming and supportive ethos and atmosphere and hope that you will be encouraged to visit us with a view to applying for this rewarding and exciting position.

The successful candidate will:-

- have excellent interpersonal skills
- have the ability and desire to drive and inspire the highest standards of
teaching and learning
- be passionate about ensuring that the full potential of each child is achieved
- display a proven track record of strong strategic leadership and the ability to
use data and systems to analyse and drive improvement
- work with the whole school community to build on the successes already
achieved within the school
- demonstrate a sound understanding of IT and how new developments can
enhance learning and school systems
- be committed to ensuring that best practice is delivered in all aspects of
school life and lead by example

All applicants are expected to visit our school in order to gain a true insight into our welcoming learning environment.

Please contact Jo Hewitt at office@hunsburypark.northants.sch.uk or telephone 01604 761566 to arrange a tour and obtain an application pack.

Date of visit days: Monday 11th and 18th November 2019
Closing date: Friday 22nd November 2019
Date of Interviews: Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th December 2019
Anticipated start date: Monday 20th April 2020

School website: http://hunsburypark.northants-ecl.gov.uk
Primary Headteacher
Staff category
Closing date
Friday 22 November 2019
School name
Hunsbury Park Primary School
Ms Joanne Spencer
DfE school no.
Dayrell Road Camp Hill Northampton Northamptonshire
01604 761566
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