• Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    12 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    19 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership 1 - 6

Job summary

Have YOU got what it takes?..... to inspire, to lead, to innovate
Can YOU make the difference?...........to our children, our families and community In preparation for the retirement this summer of our existing Deputy Headteacher.

Meldreth Primary School has a career defining opportunity for an exceptional person, who is passionate about leading our happy village community. As our new Assistant Headteacher, you will have the chance to lead and shape our school and deliver the kind of education you always wanted to. Working with the Headteacher, you will set the vision for the future of the school, ensuring we have the right people and plans in place to see that our leave the school feeling proud of what they have achieved and what they are capable of.

If you are an outstanding teacher who has a genuine passion for school leadership. If you are ambitious about making the ordinary, or even the extraordinary possible for children and share our forward thinking, open minded values then we would love to hear from you.

Employee benefits

80% contact time

Applying for the job

For more information, please see the Job Description, Person Specification and application form on our website. http://www.meldreth.cambs.sch.uk

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
186 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Meldreth Primary School

Meldreth Primary School is a small, friendly village school, with 197 pupils and a caring and dedicated staff. The school is known for its strong sense of community connectedness, and we have this in spades. Over our 110 year history the school has evolved into a place where community matters and where our students continue to achieve academically. We are proud of our consistent teaching and learning and the high standards we set for our staff and students.

At our school we celebrate the individual. Our pupils are highly engaged. They are motivated and happy to be here. Every day our pupils show how much they care for each other – in both the classroom and playground. Strong relationships are the hallmark of our school – among students, parents, staff and within the Meldreth village community.

Meldreth Primary School students come ready to learn and leave ready for the next adventure. They are encouraged and equipped to solve life’s challenges, which we know is a vital skill.

Arranging a visit to Meldreth Primary School

We would love to meet you, so to arrange an informal tour of the school, please contact our Finance Manager, Janet Willoughby, at finance@meldreth.cambs.sch.uk or telephone 01763 260432.

School location

High Street, Nr Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 6LA

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