Headteacher, Suffolk

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Howard Community Primary SchoolSuffolk

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £46,799 - £63,799 (salary negotiable)
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for a strong, capable and inspiring leader to be the new Headteacher for Howard Community Primary School in Bury St Edmunds. Having experienced a significant amount of change and turbulence prior to and since being placed in Special Measures in July 2017, the school requires a dynamic and committed individual to lead the school to success.

Applicants for this role will have a genuine aspiration for all children to thrive, flourish and achieve, regardless of their background, will be passionate about teaching and learning, and committed to working effectively with staff, parents/carers and the local community to raise standards.

You will embrace challenge and be ambitious for the school and its children. You will have a positive track record for school improvement and leadership impact. Supported as part of a vibrant, cross-phase multi-academy trust (CHET), you will join a team of energetic and driven professionals committed to inclusive and inspiring education.

We welcome applications from colleagues that share our passion for and commitment to exceptional, holistic education and that are keen to make a positive and lasting difference to the children and families of the Howard community.

Howard Community Primary School has an enviable, expansive site and facilities and is ideally situated in the heart of its community. Bury St Edmunds is a beautiful town with a great deal of opportunities for curricular enrichment. Positioned close to Cambridge and Newmarket with excellent transport links across Suffolk and Norfolk, we are keen for Howard to become a centre for educational excellence and a hub for the Cambridge and Suffolk Teaching School Alliance (CASSA).

Roll: 205

We welcome informal conversations and visits to the school.

Please contact Headteacher Recruitment at: headships@suffolk.gov.uk or telephone (01473) 263943 to arrange a visit or request an application pack.

Closing date: midday, 13 April 2018.
Interview dates: 26 / 27 April 2018.

All vacancies appear on: www.suffolkjobsdirect.org

This authority 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. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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More about Howard Community Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Beard Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 6SA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1284 766278
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