Headteacher, Cornwall

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Trewirgie Infants' SchoolCornwall
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L15 – L21; £56,434 - £65,384
Contract term: Permanent

The Governors and Staff of Trewirgie Infants’ are looking for a leader who is ready to navigate our school skilfully through the next chapter of our school’s development, working with our committed and hardworking team.

We want a head teacher who:

  • holds and articulates clear vision with a moral purpose and a strong community ethos;
  • is an innovative thinker with extensive knowledge of educational theory and an enthusiasm for discussing and implementing ideas to achieve the best outcomes for the school and its pupils aged 3 to 7;
  • is an outstanding practitioner and role model;
  • is a visible and approachable leader who has the ability to foster strong relationships with all our stakeholders
  • is committed to the inclusion and support of vulnerable children
  • has the drive to raise standards building on strengths and addressing weaknesses through an innovative and inspiring curriculum.


In return we will offer the successful candidate:

  • children who are curious, creative and eager to learn;
  • reflective and forward thinking staff who are fully committed to the school improvement and its pupils;
  • a fully supportive, motivated and highly skilled governing body.


We strongly encourage interested applicants to come and visit our school. We would be delighted to meet you, show you around and answer any questions that you may have.

Preferred visiting dates are as follows; Tuesday 11th June (afternoon), Thursday 13th or Friday 14th June (any time), however if these dates are not suitable an alternative date can be arranged – please email secretary@trewirgie-inf.cornwall.sch.uk to arrange.

An application pack can be downloaded from our website at http://www.trewirgie-inf.cornwall.sch.uk/

Shortlisting date: 26.06.2019
Interview date: 08.07.19 and 09.07.19

Closing date for applications – 12 Noon on 21.06.19

We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal records disclosure check.  Please note the school will ask for references for those selected for interview prior to interview.

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More about Trewirgie Infants' School
Address: Trewirgie Road, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 2SZ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1209 216111