The Governing Body of St. Augustine’s Church of England (VA) Junior School, are seeking a committed, dynamic Headteacher to lead and inspire a professional and supportive teaching team.
The role is an outstanding opportunity for career progression in a supportive, Christian environment. St. Augustine’s offers:
• a welcoming and friendly environment, including a team of highly committed and experienced staff
• established partnerships with parents, a supportive Governing Body and the local parish
• pupils who enjoy their school, work hard and come from a diverse community
• the opportunity to work in a caring Christian environment
• professional development opportunities to help us to build on our previous “Good” Ofsted inspection
Our ideal candidate will combine proven leadership and management skills with a desire to drive continuous improvement across the school. They will seek to enrich the school’s broad curriculum and will be able to think strategically, developing approaches to teaching and learning which maintain and develop already positive academic outcomes. They will share our Christian values, calling on strong interpersonal skills to work across the whole school community to ensure every child is supported and challenged to meet their full potential.
Offering Key stage 2 to Years 3 to 6, we were designated a “good” school on our last inspection and are now looking for the Headteacher who can lead our thriving school into its next stage of success.
How to apply:
If you have any queries or would like to arrange a visit to look around the school please contact the Chair of Governors by email at: 01733 563566 / email@example.com
To request further details and an application pack please contact the school office using the email address above.
Applications should be submitted on the relevant application form, accompanied by a supporting letter of application outlining your suitability for the role by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is Friday, April 3rd at 9.00am. Any applications received after this date will not be accepted. Short listing is due to take place in the days following.
Candidates selected for the shortlist will be notified as soon as possible following that date, unsuccessful candidates will also be notified.
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 22nd and Thursday, April 23rd and details of the selection process will be sent to you on application.
St Augustine’s Church of England (VA) Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check as well as other pre-appointment checks and references outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019. Applicants should note that written references will be taken up at shortlisting stage prior to interview.
Our school vision is to be guided by God’s wisdom, to embrace challenge and strive to achieve our best, enjoying all that we do together