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Head Teacher – Full time, permanent

Salary: Leadership scale based on experience

This is an exciting opportunity for an excellent primary practitioner to take the leadership of our school.  We are in the process of moving towards federation with a neighbouring school which will be completed, along with our transition to primary, in September 2018 when we welcome our first Year 6 class.

We are looking for a dynamic, passionate and forward-thinking leader to take our school into the next stage of opportunity, growth and development. The successful applicant will be supported by a hard-working and willing staff, supportive governing board and an active parent association.

The post is open to individuals with strong senior leadership experience who can demonstrate a clear vision and share our commitment to providing the best opportunities for our children. This will be a highly rewarding role with the potential to make a significant and sustained impact on our school and community.

The leader we are looking for will:

  • Be committed to the achievement of every child
  • Have very high standards for yourself and others
  • Be resilient and solution focused
  • Able to develop our staff team
  • Work closely with the Governors, Local Authority and Diocese
  • Ensure the best outcomes for the children and the school
  • We encourage prospective candidates to visit the school and ask that you contact Mrs Lesley Howells, Office Manager on 01933 353530.

Closing date for applications: Mid-day Monday 23rd April 2018

Interviews will be held: Monday 30th April and Tuesday 1st May 2018

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. Child safety recruitment procedures operate and the post is subject to references and an enhanced DBS disclosure. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Head Teacher Application Pack