Headteacher, Coventry

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Coundon Primary SchoolCoventry

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Start date: August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L21 - L27
Contract term: Permanent

Due to the early retirement of our Headteacher in August 2020 the Governing Body are seeking to appoint a Headteacher whose leadership, commitment, energy and high expectations will lead this vibrant and exciting school into the future.

Coundon has been a 3-form entry school since it was extended in 2014. It currently has 560 pupils on role and a 52 place Nursery. We are proud to have been able to maintain a friendly, whole school, family ethos throughout this process.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a Headteacher who:

  • Will maximise the opportunity to lead a school with strong supportive ethos that consistently delivers good quality learning and teaching.
  • Will steer our existing and exciting curriculum to take this school even further forward.
  • Will use their leadership skills, creativity and enthusiasm to maintain and improve high expectations in an atmosphere where everyone is valued, respected and encouraged to thrive.
  • Can communicate their ideas clearly to inspire, influence and motivate their team.
  • Will lead the strategic planning for the school, supporting and working with our experienced Leadership Team and Governing Body.
  • Will be bold and courageous in their pursuit of continuous improvement, putting children at the heart of everything they do.

As a school we offer:

  • Pupils who are highly motivated, with genuinely positive attitudes to their learning, themselves and others.
  • A team of dedicated, talented professionals who work closely together to support our school.
  • Governors who support, encourage, engage and challenge.
  • Excellent relationships with parents and our wider community.

Visits to the school are welcome on either Wednesday 13th or Wednesday 20th November at 9.15am please contact Joanne Bennett (School Business Manager) on 02476 592559 to arrange an appointment.

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 24th November 2019
Interview date: Monday 2nd and Wednesday 4th December 2019

Please click here to apply.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

More about Coundon Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Forfield Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV6 1FQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 24 76592559
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