Headteacher, Suffolk

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Bucklesham Primary SchoolSuffolk

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £46,799 - £54,250
Contract term: Permanent

Bucklesham is a friendly and popular village school situated just outside Ipswich. We are a community school and welcome children from all around the local area. We are a 'Good' school aiming to be 'Outstanding'.

Our Headteacher is retiring at the end of the year and the governors are looking for someone to lead the school forward to further success; someone who has the ability to 'work hard, aim high' as our school motto states.

We are proud to offer:

  • well behaved and friendly children who are enthusiastic about learning and proud of their school
  • a hardworking and committed staff team
  • a governing body that is engaged, supportive and forward thinking
  • excellent opportunities for your professional development.

Our new Headteacher will:

  • have a proven record of outstanding teaching
  • inspire our staff and children to achieve their potential by helping them to be the very best they can be
  • be an innovative leader who has a clear vision and is able to empower and develop a committed team
  • take responsibility and ownership whilst holding others to account
  • have the ability to collaborate with other schools and develop strong relationships with the local community
  • possess excellent management and communication skills and have a commitment to the highest standards to build on the current strengths of the school
  • lead by example with enthusiasm and creativity, drawing on their own expertise and that of those around them.

This is your opportunity to make a positive and lasting difference to our school and its children.

Roll: 102

We welcome informal visits to the school which can be arranged by contacting Sharon Scrutton, School Administrator on (01473) 659389.

For further information and an application form please contact Headteacher Recruitment at headships@suffolk.gov.uk or telephone (01473) 263943.

All vacancies appear on: www.suffolkjobsdirect.org  

Closing date: midday, 17 September 2018.
Interview dates: 27/28 September 2018.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.


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More about Bucklesham Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Main Road, Bucklesham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP10 0AX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 659389
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