Acting Headteacher

Eckington CofE First School, Pershore, Worcestershire


Job details

Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £51,311 to £59,528

Job summary

Due to the upcoming Maternity Leave of our head teacher, the governors are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic temporary leader who will embrace the ethos of the school and who will bring inspiration and drive to our continued pursuit of excellence.
This post is for maternity cover (secondments would be considered) from Monday 4th May for up to 1 year.

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic person who
• is passionate about motivating and inspiring staff and pupils
• has high expectations of teaching and learning
• has excellent leadership and management skills
We can offer
• a friendly and welcoming school with fantastic children (nursery to year 5)
• supportive and involved parents and governors

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged
Eckington CE First School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2019).

Please contact the school office ( for an information pack and to arrange a visit to our school.

Closing date: 12noon Wednesday 15th January 2020
Proposed school visits & interview date: wb 20th January 2020

Essential educational requirements

Please see Person Specification.

Essential qualifications

Please see Person Specification.

Essential skills and experience

Please see Person Specification & Job Description

Employee benefits

Leadership scale 10-16

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 83 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 10
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Eckington CofE First School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

School Lane, Pershore, Worcestershire, WR10 3AU