Headteacher, Devon

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Buckfastleigh Primary SchoolDevon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SDMAT 10-16 £49,199 - £57,077
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated Headteacher to drive up standards from ‘requires improvement’ to good, at a rapid pace.

Buckfastleigh Primary School is a founding member of the South Dartmoor Academy, a unique group of five local primary schools, one secondary and one studio school working together to ensure high quality 2-19 education for all our children.

As our Headteacher, you will be able to inspire and motivate those around you to ensure you bring out the best in everyone. Your vision and leadership will both challenge and stimulate and you will be successful in creating a culture of high expectations and maintain momentum in driving the school forward.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference to the lives of children and their families.

Conveniently located between Exeter and Plymouth, just off the A38, Buckfastleigh is a small historic town situated on the edge of Dartmoor. We know you will love our school as much as we do, so please do visit to find out for yourself.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A DBS disclosure is required for this post.

To apply, please see the Related Information section. Alternatively, download the full recruitment pack and application form from www.buckfastleigh.devon.sch.uk (go to our school/vacancies).

Your completed application form should be returned to admin@buckfastleigh.devon.sch.uk.

Closing date: 16th February 2018
Interview date: 1st and 2nd March 2018

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More about Buckfastleigh Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Bossell Road, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0DD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1364 643304