Headteacher, Wakefield

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Horbury St Peter's and Clifton CofE (VC) Primary SchoolWakefield

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Range: L16-22 (£57,077 - £66,017)
Contract term: Permanent

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Horbury St Peter’s & Clifton CE (VC) Primary is an excellent school entering into a new and exciting phase of its development. Due to the retirement of our highly regarded Headteacher who has successfully led the school for the past 23 years, we are seeking to appoint a strong and enthusiastic individual who can lead our school into the next chapter of its growth.

The dedicated Governing Body are seeking to appoint an inspirational and effective leader with a proven track record who:-

  • Will ensure that pupils remain at the heart of all we do so that they become well-rounded, thoughtful and caring individuals, inspired by our Christian ethos.
  • Is committed to helping every child to become a confident and lifelong learner, maximising their academic potential.
  • Will lead, support, motivate and challenge our team as the school expands.
  • Has a commitment to working with the Governing Body, the Church, parents, carers and the wider community.

In return we can offer you:-

  • A welcoming school family, much valued in the local community, supported by the church and centred around our Christian character and values.
  • Supportive and active governors, a passionate staff team and children with a willingness to learn.
  • Ongoing support and commitment to your own professional development.

We would be proud to show you around our school. Please contact the school office on 01924 302965 to arrange a mutually convenient time.

Previous applicants may wish to re-apply.

Completed Applications required by Friday 16th March 2018
Shortlisting - Thursday 22nd March 2018
Interviews - Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th April 2018

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Disbarring Service and satisfactory pre-employment checks and references will be required. Shortlisted candidates will also be required to make a declaration under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations (if applicable).

For further information please visit: www.wakefield.gov.uk. Alternatively, you can contact the Recruitment Line on 0345 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome) or email: jobs@wakefield.gov.uk.

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More about Horbury St Peter's and Clifton CofE (VC) Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Manorfield Estate, Horbury, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 6JZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 302805
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