Head Teacher, Shropshire

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Barrow 1618 Church of England Free SchoolShropshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Exciting opportunity for dynamic Head Teacher to lead Barrow 1618 Church of England Primary Free School

Barrow 1618 CofE Primary Free School is a thriving community in action. As a small rural primary school it is particularly focused on the benefits of outdoor learning and encourages freedom of spirit and independence of mind based on a set of common values. The school is full, with 90 pupils on roll and consists of four classes. In June 2016 the school was judged by OFSTED to be ‘Outstanding’ in all areas, which was followed by an ‘Outstanding’ Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) inspection in October 2016. We are committed to providing our pupils with invigorating and inspiring educational, social and moral experiences that they’ll remember for a lifetime.

We need someone who can demonstrate:

  • outstanding leadership skills and team spirit
  • a proven professional educational track record in primary school teaching and  learning
  • a vision for achieving excellence and an absolute belief in the potential of all children which aligns to the Barrow values
  • the energy and enthusiasm to realise this vision
  • a true interest in creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship
  • a love of the countryside and our natural environment and an appreciation of how it  can enhance the overall learning experience of the children
  • an appetite to broaden the impact of our school and to explore further exciting  opportunities

In addition to a competitive salary we offer: 

  • a bonus scheme for all teaching staff
  • highly supportive governors, parents, staff and children
  • the opportunity to make a difference to the delivery of primary education and to the lives of young people
  • the chance to be innovative and to lead the development of a unique and successful  free school
  • a beautiful peaceful and extensive rural working environment

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Visits to the school will be welcomed on 12 and 17 January. Please arrange with Claire Machin by emailing claire.machin@barrow1618.taw.org.uk

For further information please see www.barrow1618school.co.uk


Closing date for applications: 26 January 2018

Applications only on prescribed form accepted

Barrow 1618 CofE Free School is committed to the safeguarding of all children

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More about Barrow 1618 Church of England Free School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Barrow, Broseley, Shropshire, TF12 5BW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1952 388640
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