Headteacher, Somerset

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

St Andrews Church SchoolSomerset

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership pay: Group 2
Contract term: Permanent

Due to the progression of our current Headteacher, we are seeking to appoint a headteacher to promote a love of learning, continue the development of this very successful forward looking school and build on its existing good practices and spirit of adventure.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Inspire, motivate and lead an established talented team, with excellent communication skills
  • Understand, value and sustain the development of the ethos of the school
  • Lead the staff to the highest standards of teaching and learning achievement with the development of the whole child in mind
  • Be an innovative and a creative leader
  • Demonstrate empathy for our strong church school distinctiveness and the needs of our community

We can offer:

  • A skilled, highly supportive and motivated team of staff
  • A close and welcoming school community with a strong and active PFTA
  • Happy, well behaved and enthusiastic children
  • A popular and oversubscribed school in a vibrant and thriving town with close links to the M5
  • A strong culture of collaboration with schools both locally and within the Bath & Wells Multi-Academy Trust
  • A well established and supportive Governing body


Headship within the Bath & Wells Multi Academy Trust offers a supportive network of professionals, collaborative working, excellent professional development opportunities, enhanced employee benefits and a people offer centred on our visions and values.

Visits to the school are most welcome, to arrange a visit please contact the school office at office@standrews.bwmat.org or 01823 275906.

Details of the selection process and how to apply are available online in the Headteachers Recruitment Pack.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to good references and an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for applications: 23rd February 2018, no later than 5.00pm.
Interviews dates: 8th/9th March 2018.

St Andrews Church School, Taunton
SR: 11 - 18
NOR: 234



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Grove Terrace, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6HA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823 275906