Executive Headteacher, Norfolk

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Freethorpe Community Primary SchoolNorfolk

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Start date: September 2018 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12 – L18 (£51,639 - £59,857)
Contract term: Permanent

The governors of Freethorpe Community Primary School and Nursery, and Fleggburgh CofE VC Primary School are looking to appoint an inspirational and dedicated Executive Headteacher to work within the partnership of their schools at an exciting time in their development. The successful candidate will continue to develop and consolidate the partnership of both of these schools and will have a vision to expand the partnership in the future. The schools are currently undergoing the process of federating, with a view to completing on 1st April 2018.

Our schools are situated at the heart of their villages, both within the Acle cluster, and both have a strong family ethos and are an active part of the local community.

We have enthusiastic and hardworking pupils, keen to develop their learning and be the best they can be. Our experienced SLT can provide support to the Executive Head Teacher, alongside which we have hard working and experienced staff that are willing and keen to develop professionally. The Governing Board of each school is keen to consolidate and develop the partnership between the schools and progress the federation.

Our vision for our new Executive Headteacher:

  • A child centred approach, putting the learning needs of all children at the heart of school policy and practice
  • A dynamic and creative approach to developing teaching and learning within the primary and nursery age range
  • A proven track record in leadership and management of primary schools with experience of nursery through to Year 6

Visits are very welcome; if you would like to do so please contact (Lynne Thrower at Freethorpe Primary on 01493 700215 or Jenny Pratt at Fleggburgh Primary on 01493 369283) or email office@freethorpe.norfolk.sch.uk or office@fleggburgh.norfolk.sch.uk  

Please see our website www.freethorpe.norfolk.sch.uk or www.fleggburghprimary.org.uk for more details.

The post holder will need to be able to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing in order to undertake the requirements of the role.

How to Apply

An application pack and details of how to apply available via website www.educationjobfinder.org.uk

Closing date: 28 January 2018

Interview dates: 22 and 23 February 2018

This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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More about Freethorpe Community Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: The Green, Freethorpe, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 3NZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1493 700215