Headteacher, Wakefield

Closing date:New this week

St John's CE (VA) Junior & Infant SchoolWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019 or sooner if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Range: L 10-16
Contract term: Permanent

St John’s CE (VA) Junior &Infant School is a great place to work. We are seeking to appoint a strong and enthusiastic Head teacher who can lead our school into the next phase of its development.

The dedicated Governing Body are seeking to appoint an inspirational and effective leader with a proven track record who:-

  • Will ensure that pupils remain at the heart of all we do so that they become well-rounded, thoughtful and caring individuals, inspired by our Christian ethos.
  • Is committed to helping every child to become a confident and lifelong learner, maximising their academic potential.
  • Will lead, support, motivate and challenge our staff team.
  • Has a commitment to working with the Governing Body, St John’s Church, parents, carers and the wider community.

In return we can offer you:-

  • A welcoming school family, much valued in the local community, supported by the church and centred around our Christian character and values.
  • Supportive and active governors, a passionate staff team and children with a willingness to learn.
  • Ongoing support and commitment to your own professional development.

We would be delighted to show you around our school. Please contact the school office on 01924 369136 to arrange a mutually convenient time to visit.

For further information please visit www.wakefield.gov.uk Alternatively, you can contact the Recruitment Line on 0345 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome) or email: jobs@wakefield.gov.uk

Closing date: 25 January 2019.

Shortlisting – Thursday 7th February 2019.
Interviews – Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th February 2019.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Disbarring Service and satisfactory pre-employment checks and references will be required. Shortlisted candidates will also be required to make a declaration under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations (if applicable).

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More about St John's CE (VA) Junior & Infant School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Belgravia Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3JP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 369136
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