Headteacher, Derbyshire

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Rosliston CofE Primary SchoolDerbyshire
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Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L9-L15 £48,687 - £56,434 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Due to the retirement of our current Headteacher an inspirational and collaborative professional is sought to lead Rosliston Church of England Primary School into its next phase. This small village school is offering the right candidate the opportunity to really make their mark, formulating a long-term strategy to lead the team and pupils to achieve their best, raising standards and attainment.

You will be committed to achieving excellent teaching and learning, bringing new ideas and approaches to raise the profile of the school, placing it firmly at the heart of the community. As an enthusiastic and motivational role model, you will enhance parental engagement and coach staff to achieve their best. Your commitment to the Christian ethos of the school will be evident.

You will have:

  • Recent successful leadership experience
  • Proven track record of raising and maintaining standards
  • Evidence of translating strategic objectives into action plans
  • Ability to hold staff to account, using effective performance management to achieve continuous improvement
  • Reliability, integrity and resilience


A committed governing body will work closely to support and challenge the successful candidate in building on the strengths of this small and friendly school. We are looking to appoint an outstanding professional who shares our values and will work hard to achieve high quality educational provision for our pupils.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school follows safer recruitment practices.

Please refer to the recruitment pack before completing your application form.
Tours of the school are available by contacting the school Clerk Sue Sibson on 01283 761409 or ssibson@rosliston.derbyshire.sch.uk

Your application should be emailed for the attention of the Chair of Governors c/o Sue Sibson at: ssibson@rosliston.derbyshire.sch.uk or apply via online portal Derbyshire County Council - vacancies

For further enquiries, please contact the school on 01283 761409.
If you require any adjustments in order to apply for this role please email the Chair of Governors. stephanie.marbrow@rosliston.derbyshire.sch.uk

Closing Date:  20 January 2019
Selection activities and interviews will be held: 11 and 12 March 2019

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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Address: Main Street, Rosliston, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE12 8JW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1283 761409