• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 April 2021 at 11:59 am

  • Date listed

    4 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L21 – L27 (£69,031 - £79,958) plus relocation package

Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, inspirational and innovative leader to join the Federation (Whipton Barton Infant and Nursery School and Whipton Barton Junior School) from September 2021.
At Whipton Barton Federation we have a strong sense of belonging and community and we are looking for a like-minded leader with a proven track record of school improvement.
The successful candidate must be a motivated practitioner who can lead by example and inspire others, whilst providing challenge and rigour, driving the ambition for all of our pupils to succeed.
This role will be challenging, yet extremely rewarding and in return we can offer:
• a competitive salary and generous relocation package
• a strong network of senior leaders and Headteachers across our MAT and our TSA partners
• centralised professional services to support you in your role
• access to rich and diverse CPD opportunities and external coaching
• access to a wide range of leadership progression
• the opportunity to be inspired by our pupils and take a key role in our diverse school community
• work in a location which will give you access to a vibrant city, National Parks and stunning coastlines.

Applying for the job

All applications should be made by completing the Trust application form, including evidence of how you meet the person specification for the role and should be submitted to rlaird@academicis.co.uk by midday on the closing date.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
225 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email

About Whipton Barton Junior School

Whipton Barton Federation is located on the eastern outskirts of Exeter in Devon. A diverse county with two thriving cities, beautiful and varied coastlines along with two National parks there is something for everyone.
The Federation is part of the Ted Wragg Trust, a values driven, rapidly growing 2 – 16 Trust with a relentless focus on transforming lives through learning by delivering outstanding outcomes for every pupil, regardless of background. Our priority is to ensure that our children, regardless of social-economical background can learn, thrive and be successful. With a reputation for highly successful school improvement in very challenging circumstances, we are passionate about driving up standards and raising the aspirations of all our pupils.
With 385 pupils across KS1 and KS2 and around 100 in our Nursery, 47% of our children are in receipt of free school meals and we have a high number of pupils with a wide range of additional needs. There is never a dull day in our schools and that is why we need exceptional staff, committed to giving our children the very best start in life.

Arranging a visit to Whipton Barton Junior School

Please contact Ross Laird at Academicis on 01223 907977/07901 585959 or email rlaird@academicis.co.uk for a confidential conversation, further information and to arrange an informal conversation with our Director of Primary and All Through, Siobhan Meredith.

School location

Whipton Barton Junior School, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3JP

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