Headteacher, Wiltshire

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Coombe Bissett Church of England Primary SchoolWiltshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £46,430-53724
Contract term: Permanent

‘Within a caring Christian community we enable every child to flourish and inspire a love of learning in all members of our community’

Coombe Bissett CE VA Primary is a popular 4 class primary school with 103 pupils on role. Situated in a beautiful village a few miles south of Salisbury, the school is at the heart of the local community and is currently rated good by OfSTED and outstanding by SIAMS.

Due to the retirement of the current Head Teacher, Governors are seeking a

n inspirational leader, committed to supporting the Christian ethos which is embedded in our school, and with the ability to enable everyone in our community to reach their potential.

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding practitioner, someone with drive and passion and an excellent past record. They will need to show a commitment to build on the successes of our school and continue to develop and drive forward whole school improvement.

Are you kind and caring? Do you make learning fun and do you smile a lot?

This could be the job for you!

We can offer you delightful, talented children who want to learn, a committed and experienced staff team, an enthusiastic governing body who will offer you both challenge and support with your continuing professional development and the day to day management of the school.

We encourage you to visit before applying. We are arranging tours of the schools on Tuesday 8 January all day and Wednesday 9 January in the morning. Please telephone 01722 718380 or email

admin@coombebissett.wilts.sch.uk to confirm.

The school’s website holds more information about school life and activity:

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Closing date: Tuesday 15 January 2019
Interview date: Monday 4 February 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Coombe Bissett Church of England Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Shutts Lane, Coombe Bissett, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 4LU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1722 718380