Headteacher, St James Church School, Cranmer Road, Taunton TA1 1XU, United Kingdom

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St James Church SchoolSt James Church School, Cranmer Road, Taunton TA1 1XU, United Kingdom

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: ISR: L19 to L25
Contract term: Permanent

Headteacher

Group 3

ISR: L19 to L25

NOR: 469 (including 89 Nursery)

We are looking for an ambitious leader to take the school forward on its journey. Our school is located in the county town of Taunton and was rated Good by Ofsted in December 2018. We have the advantage of a generous site in a pleasant community location, with over 450 children including our Nursery. We are passionate about CPD for our staff, as we strive to support everyone’s progression. The school was a founding member of the Bath & Wells Multi Academy Trust in 2013.

Our children are highly motivated, passionate about learning and continue to benefit from the enrichment of a multi-cultural environment. Their attitude to learning is excellent and the teacher/child relationship has played an essential part in taking the school forward.

You will be an inspirational leader with strong interpersonal skills, who can motivate both staff and children. Effective communication with parents and the wider community is essential, as is collaboration with other schools within and outside the Multi Academy Trust.

The Bath & Wells Multi Academy Trust offers a supportive network of professionals, collaborative working, excellent professional development opportunities, enhanced employee benefits and a people offer centred on our visions and values.

Visits to the school are most welcome on Tuesday 12th March 2019, or on the mornings of Monday 18th or Tuesday 19th March 2019. Please contact Gavin Duenas – School Business Manager on 01823 272553 or email office@stjames.bwmat.org  to arrange.

Details of the recruitment process and how to apply are available on the BWMAT website in the Headteachers Recruitment Pack, which can be found at www.bwmat.org/vacancies.  

The Bath & Wells Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS and all relevant pre-employment checks.

Once you have completed the application form, please return with a covering letter of no more than two pages in length to Tyffanni Markall – Assistant HR Advisor, either by:

• Post: Human Resources Department, Bath & Wells Multi Academy Trust, The Old Deanery, Cathedral Green, Wells, BA5 2UG  

• Email: hr@bwmat.org  

Closing date: Monday 25th March 2019 at noon

Shortlisting: Afternoon of Monday 25th March 2019

Interview dates: Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Start date: 1st September 2019



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Bath & Wells Multi Academy Trust, Cranmer Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1XU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823 272553
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