Headteacher, Cornwall

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Weeth Community Primary SchoolCornwall

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L11-L17
Contract term: Permanent

The Trustees and Local Governing bodies are seeking to appoint a dynamic, committed individual with senior leadership experience to be the Headteacher of Weeth Community Primary School from 1st September 2019. 

Crofty Multi Academy Trust is a group of nine schools serving the communities of Camborne, Pool and Redruth in West Cornwall.
This is a rare opportunity to take on a significant leadership role within a highly effective collaboration of schools. You will benefit from working alongside like-minded Headteachers with a shared ambition to enrich the lives of children and their families across Cornwall.

Our children would like a Headteacher who:

  • Is approachable, forward thinking and enthusiastic.
  • Will make them excited about their learning and develop their individual talents to the full.
  • Fosters close links between home, school and the local community and has a genuinely inclusive approach.

Our staff and governors want a Headteacher who:

  • Is an inspirational leader with a track record of improving outcomes for children.
  • Has a genuine commitment to inclusion.
  • Is committed to delivering excellent standards of teaching and learning through a broad, balanced and creative curriculum.
  • Has high expectations of themselves and others and leads the school’s professional learning community with enthusiasm.
  • Can take full advantage of the opportunities that being part of the Crofty Multi Academy Trust brings.

Our Schools offer:

  • A welcoming, friendly environment.
  • Dedicated, hard-working and professional staff committed to enabling all children to succeed.
  • Happy and enthusiastic children who care for the school and each other.


We encourage prospective candidates to visit the schools, please call Weeth School on 01209 713934 or Pencoys School on 01209 215203 to agree a mutually convenient time to look around.

For an application pack, please contact admin@croftymat.org

Closing date:  midnight Friday 18th January 2019
Short listing: Tuesday 23rd January 2019
Interview dates: Tuesday 5th February

Crofty Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and there is an expectation of all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a successful Disclosure & Barring check and satisfactory references.

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More about Weeth Community Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Holman Avenue, Camborne, Cornwall, TR14 7GA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1209 713934