Howard Community Primary School
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 6SA
Start: September 2018 Salary: £46,799-£63,799 (negotiable) Roll: 205
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, passionate 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.
The successful candidate will embrace challenge and be ambitious for the school and its children. They will have a positive track record for school improvement and leadership impact. Supported as part of a vibrant, cross-phase multi-academy trust (CHET), they 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).
We welcome informal school visits and conversations.
Please contact Headteacher Recruitment at Headships@suffolk.gov.uk or telephone 01473 263943 to arrange a visit or request an application pack.
Closing date: 13th April 2018 Interviews: 26th/27th April 2018
Suffolk County Council and CHET are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all employees to share thiscommitment. All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks.