Head Teacher (secondment), Devon

Closing date:

West Croft SchoolDevon

Date posted:
Start date: 28th October 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 4 – £67,008 - £73,903 (L22 – L26)
Contract term: Fixed Term

West Croft School is offering an exciting and challenging opportunity to lead a three form entry, financially stable, maintained primary school into the next phase of its development. It is a place where every child is encouraged to enjoy the opportunities they are offered, learn in a positive environment and achieve the best they can in everything they do.

This will be an ideal opportunity for someone with recent and relevant Leadership experience.

This is a fixed term positon pending a permanent appointment.


We have:

  • happy, willing and confident children;
  • experienced staff;
  • good support from Governors and Parents.


You will need to:

  • be an excellent teacher;
  • have a proven track record of leading and sustaining successful change in an educational environment;
  • have an understanding of the underpinning principles of the Early Years Foundation, KS1 and KS2;
  • be accessible to all members of the school community with excellent communication skills;
  • have energy, vision and clarity of purpose.


Informal visits are very welcome. Please contact the school on 01237 473548 to make an appointment.

An application form can be requested by contacting Jennifer Cartledge at Babcock LDP on 01392 287296 or emailing LDP-AdminHeadships@babcockinternational.com

Closing date: 12 noon, 30th September 2019

Interview dates: Week commencing 7th October 2019

West Croft School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The post requires an enhanced DBS check. Negotiable relocation or recruitment package available for the right candidate.

More about West Croft School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Coronation Road, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3DE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1237 473548
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