Headteacher, Chard, Somerset

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Avishayes Community Primary SchoolChard, Somerset

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Start date: Required for September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 2 L15 – 21 - £55,600 - £64,417
Contract term: Permanent

Required for September 2018 or January 2019

Permanent Position

Salary: Group 2 L15 – 21

(£55,600 - £64,417)

Our Governors, staff, parents and pupils wish to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Headteacher with the enthusiasm and commitment to build on the school’s Good Ofsted rating and lead its next exciting phase of development. Are you that person?

At Avishayes, we believe that every child should have the opportunity to meet their full potential and develop the academic, creative, social and spiritual skills that enable them to fulfil a happy and prosperous life.

We are proud to offer:

  • An efficiently managed Single Academy Trust
  • A conscientious and committed staff 
  • A strong senior leadership team
  • An effective, supportive and knowledgeable Governing Body 
  • A school set in attractive and extensive grounds including a Forest School area
  • An enthusiastic and diverse community of children
  • A successful nursery and early years setting
  • Excellent SEN support for children

Our new Headteacher will:

  • Be an experienced Primary phase leader with a track record of raising standards
  • Be motivated, innovative, inspirational, knowledgeable and well-organised 
  • Build on the positive progress already being made and enable outstanding practice
  • Share a passion for an engaging learning environment which is productive and fulfilling
  • Make the most of the opportunities offered in leading a single academy trust
  • Lead our school to be an outstanding school of the future


We would encourage prospective candidates to visit our school on the afternoons of: Friday 27th or Monday 30th April 2018

To arrange this, please contact Karen Nevill – School Business Manager on 01460 63050 or by email:  avishayesoffice@educ.somerset.gov.uk


Closing Date: 12 noon, Friday 11th May 2018

Shortlisting: 15th May 2018

Interviews: 22nd and 23rd May 2018


Avishayes is an equal opportunities employer. We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all staff and volunteers to do the same. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure DBS check and Childcare Disqualification Declaration before taking up the post.

Avishayes Primary School & Early Years Centre Academy Trust

Fairway Rise, Avishayes Road, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1NS

01460 63050

avishayesoffice@educ.somerset.gov.uk



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Fairway Rise, Avishayes Road, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1NS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1460 63050