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Job details
Employer Wistow Parochial Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Location North Yorkshire
Salary L11 - L17 £50,476 - £58,389
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts April 2018

Wistow Parochial, CE Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Church Hill, Wistow, Selby, North Yorkshire YO8 3UU.

Located in the rural village of Wistow, on the outskirts of Selby, Wistow Parochial Primary School has much to offer. We are welcoming and friendly with happy and well behaved children, a highly committed staff and supportive parents and governors.

Christian values are at the heart of our school and worship is conducted in accordance with the principles and practice of the Church of England.

Our motto, "be the best that you can be", runs alongside our Golden Values of Honesty, Resilience, Forgiveness and Respect. Currently, we are rated as Good by Ofsted and Outstanding by SIAMS.

We are keen to build on our success while recognising that there are improvements we need to make. Principally, these are Key Stage 2 data, improving teaching and learning and raising attainment across the school.

We are seeking an ambitious, inspirational leader with the vision, skills and experience to move us forward, if successful you will be expected to provide direction, develop strategy and raise standards. An outstanding practitioner you must be able to bring the curriculum to life in a vibrant and exciting way, while upholding our distinctive Christian ethos. In addition, you must also be capable of delivering professional support to staff, ensuring their development, bring them closer as team and build morale.

You’ll be expected to develop new relationships and partnerships across the school community, ensure that budgets are tightly controlled and work closely with the governing body on opportunities and strategies including exploring any appropriate possibilities for academisation. 

If you feel that you have the necessary knowledge, skills and attributes for this post and are enthusiastic about joining us, I would be delighted to receive your application. Please complete your application giving evidence of your own skills, experience and knowledge under the headings shown in the Person Specification.

Our location provides us with an excellent access to the North Yorkshire countryside as well as to major road and rail links both locally to Leeds and York, to London and the rest of the country.

We encourage school visits. To arrange yours, please contact the school office on 01757 268378 or email:

Key dates

Closing Date:  Monday 20 November
Shortlisting:  Thursday 23 November
Assessment Event:  Monday 4 & Tuesday 5 December

For more information and to apply, please go to:


About the employer

Information about Wistow Parochial Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender Mixed
Age range 4 - 11 years
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Locations and contacts

Church Hill
North Yorkshire
United Kingdom