Headteacher, Norfolk

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Old Buckenham Primary and NurseryNorfolk

Date posted:
Start date: April or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Starting Date:  April or September 2020

Application Closing Date: 12pm Monday 3rd February 

Interview Date: 10th February

Are you a passionate Education Practitioner, looking to lead an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ school?

We are currently looking to appoint a Headteacher to join our Trust and lead one of our Ofted rated ‘Good’ schools. You will be joining a dedicated and committed teaching team, who put the education of our students first. Our school motto is “Inspiring learning for life” which was agreed by all teachers, students and parents to reflect the importance of every single child and an all-rounded education which goes beyond the classroom. We are a supportive school based in a scenic Norfolk village, approximately 30 minutes’ drive away from Norwich.

This role would ideally suit an individual who is looking to turn ‘Good’ to ‘Excellent’, and in return we are offering a competitive salary package and the full backing and resources of the Sapientia Education Trust who currently run 13 schools in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Trust prides themselves on having a team of supportive Headteachers, where experience and knowledge is shared to achieve success. Your personal development is also important to us, so we offer training opportunities such as; CPD through Teaching School Alliance and a peer review process.  

This is an exciting opportunity to lead our school through the next stages of development and would suit either an experienced Headteacher or a Deputy looking for a first headship.

We are very proud of our School and would highly recommend arranging a visit and tour before any application, to see if we are the right place for you!

'Please come and join us as we learn and have fun together' (Y1 pupil)


We are looking to appoint asap, so If you would like an opportunity for an informal conversation about the post with Mrs Julia Humphrey, Executive Head Teacher on 01953 860380 or Richard Beastall, HR Officer , Sapientia Education Trust, Wymondham College, Norfolk NR18 9SZ Tel: 01953 609064 Email: hr@sapientiaeducationtrust.org 


The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people.  The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2019”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.



More about Old Buckenham Primary and Nursery
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Abbey Road, Old Buckenham, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 1RH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1953 860380