Headteacher, North Yorkshire

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Ripon Cathedral C of E Primary SchoolNorth Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L13 - L19 £52,930 - £61,341 (relocation package negotiable)
Contract term: Permanent

Do you have the vision, drive and passion to lead our successful and oversubscribed school?

We can offer you:

  • A highly effective Senior Leadership Team.
  • An outstanding Governing Body who are committed to supporting the new Headteacher.
  • An excellent and committed staff who go the extra mile.
  • Engaged, happy children who demonstrate 'outstanding' behaviour every day.
  • A positive, optimistic and innovative atmosphere.
  • A modern, well-resourced and well-maintained school building.


Our school is a Church of England, Voluntary Aided Primary School which has been educating the children of Ripon for over 200 years. We are committed to 'pursuing excellence surrounded by faith and love' and are rightly proud of our distinctive Christian foundation. The school enjoys an enviable reputation as a caring and inclusive place to learn, catering for a wide range of needs and abilities.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Confidently articulate, promote and enhance the distinctive Christian values and ethos of the school.
  • Lead by example and demonstrate an uncompromising and relentless drive for school improvement.
  • Inspire, influence and empower others to secure excellent teaching and rich learning opportunities.
  • Be ambitious for all pupils: overcoming disadvantage and advancing equality.
  • Focus on pupil well-being, demonstrate positive attitudes and high expectations of behaviour.


A recent visiting headteacher described our school as 'inspiring', so we encourage you to visit us and hope that you will be excited by the opportunities we have to offer.

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: Monday 11th June 1pm

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More about Ripon Cathedral C of E Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Priest Lane, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1LT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1765 602355
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