Bembridge CE Primary School

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Bembridge CE Primary School

Vacancy Reference: 50059427

Closing Date: 11/03/2021




bembridge ce primary school, Walls Road, Bembridge PO35 5RH,

Tel: 01983 872668


Email:, Website:


Headteacher: Sandra Groocock


Salary range:  Group 2 school, Leadership L14 – L21


 £58,135 to £69,031 per annum


Hours: Full time permanent.


Bembridge CE Primary is a happy, welcoming school in the heart of the community. Rated as “Good” by OFSTED, we are seeking to appoint a Headteacher from 1st September 2021.


The successful candidate will provide professional leadership and management to Bembridge CE Primary School and will be accountable to the Governing Body for achieving the National Standards of Excellence for Headteachers.


The Headteacher will be an expert educator, able to use their knowledge to address problems and challenges wherever they arise, whilst building relational trust with staff, families and pupils. An inspirational and value driven leader who embodies the purpose and vision of the school, who uses their skills to motivate others towards success through a high performance culture.

Our new Headteacher can expect to join a school where staff, families and pupils are proud to be part of the school community.  They will lead an experienced and committed professional team as well as working with an engaged and supportive Governing Body.


Visits to, or Zoom meetings with staff and governors and/or video tours of the school can be arranged (subject to Covid regulations compliance). Please contact the School Business Manager on 01983 872668, or to make the necessary arrangements.


To access the Headteacher information pack and application form please find the advert on:


All applications will need to be returned to Education Personnel Services, electronically to:


This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.


The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.  The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.


Interviews: 24th and 25th March 2021

Closing date: Noon Thursday 11th March 2021