Staff Vacancies

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Set in the heart of Christchurch, close to the Stour and Avon rivers and the famous beaches of Bournemouth, the Priory School is a very special place to work.

We are absolutely delighted that you are interested in a job at our happy and enthusiastic school.

We are looking for an exceptional Deputy Headteacher to start January 2021.

We also have 2 lunchtime supervisor vacancies.

Please apply online at or download the application form below. Email completed forms to or post to The Priory CE VA Primary School, Wick Lane, Christchurch, Dorset. BH23 1HX

Deputy Headteacher

Salary: L5 -L9 (£46,566 – £51,402)

Contract type: full time, permanent

Reporting to: Headteacher (line manager)

The Priory CE (VA) Primary School is looking to appoint an innovative and inspiring Deputy Headteacher to work in close partnership with our Headteacher to provide strong leadership and the development of high standards throughout our school. This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring Deputy Head to join our rapidly improving school. The post arises following the promotion of our current Assistant Headteacher to Headship.

Applications are welcome from suitably qualified and experienced staff for this full time and permanent position. Initially this will be a class-based role, but the exact job shape will depend on the successful candidate’s strengths and experience.

Visits are warmly welcomed and are highly recommended, but due to coronavirus restrictions these need to take place before or after normal school hours. Please contact Heather Johnstone or Hayley Broom on 01202 484105 to arrange this.

Please apply either online through or by post or email:

Closing date: Thursday 15th October 2020

Shortlisting: Friday 16th October 2020

Interview date: Thursday 22nd October 2020

Start date: 1st January 2021

Lunchtime Supervisor

We are looking for a new Midday Supervisor to join our current team. The position is permanent, 5 days per week – 11.45am – 1:15pm daily.  In order to offer a staggered lunchtime during the Coronavirus pandemic, initially an earlier start time of 11.15am is required. This will be paid as overtime. We have a school kitchen to cater for hot school meals and meals are prepared on site by H3CS (Hampshire County Council) employees.

Application deadline: Friday 2nd October

Interview date: Thursday 8th October