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  • Job start date

    18 April 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 December 2022


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L13 – L19

What skills and experience we're looking for

In particular, we are looking for an Executive Headteacher who:

  • Possesses the experience, motivation and resilience to move us forwards and embrace any further challenges.
  • Understands that thriving schools can be the beating heart of a rural community and that their success or otherwise affects the wider community.
  • Has the character to ensure that personal virtues and organisational values enhance outcomes.
  • Has the passion to focus relentlessly on what’s best for pupils in their Is an inspirational leader who is committed to delivering the schools’ vision for the children, staff and communities we serve.
  • Has the initiative to promote new and innovative ideas whilst sustaining what already works.
  • Has the ability to develop outstanding educational provision that results in outstanding outcomes.
  • Has the willingness to understand what the team has to offer and get the best from them.
  • Has the ambition to drive a rich and varied curriculum which engages and inspires every child.
  • Has the aspiration to take the school to the next level and the inspiration to take us with them on the journey.

We want to accelerate into the next phase of our development and require a highly motivated and skilled individual to lead the way in a thriving community that cannot wait to work with you!

As Executive Headteacher, you will be at the forefront of maintaining and developing relationships and collaborations with our staff and wider communities, developing our provision and, above all, ensuring that we meet the needs of all our children.

In an ever-changing educational environment, there will be many exciting challenges ahead. Our schools need to develop ever stronger links.

You will be supported by St Benet’s Multi Academy Trust.

What the school offers its staff

  • Peer to peer networking, collaboration, challenge and support.
  • Geographically focused development opportunities within the west hub of academies including dedicated support from a key professional.
  • The security of working in a climate of shared accountability.
  • Investment in your professional development and future career.
  • A research-based approach to academy improvement that builds capacity from within.
  • Opportunities to contribute to the development of a growing organisation and trust wide improvement initiatives.
  • Access to a suite of core services that enable you to focus more on leading, teaching and learning.
  • A values-led approach that underpins the attitudes and behaviour of individuals and the family of Church academies.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a progressive Multi Academy Trust. We can offer a proactive working environment, in which we actively encourage CPD, offer a real sense of family, have fantastic benefits such as Health Shield and a Cycle to Work Scheme, all underpinned by our Christian Ethos and Values.

Commitment to safeguarding

The safety and well-being of children is central to our ethos, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake the Independent Safeguarding Authority checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and child protection practices of the Trust.

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About the schools

Multi-academy trust
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School Details

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
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School size
Up to 105 pupils
Age range
5 to 11

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
Up to 140 pupils
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to The Diocese Of Norwich St Benet's Multi Academy Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jo.leach@donesc.org.

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