4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    25 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L6 £47,735

Job summary

Applications are invited for the post of Head of School with responsibility for the day-to-day leadership and management of the school.

We are looking for a visionary leader who inspires and motivates colleagues to provide outstanding teaching and learning. We have published a full candidate pack to support our recruitment is attached below.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become a Head of School of a thriving and friendly school. We currently have 79 pupils on roll, with a planned admission number of 15 per year group and we are looking to appoint an experienced teacher and leader to guide the school forwards to the next phase of growth and success. The role includes a 0.6 class teacher commitment.

Lapford Community Primary School is proud to be part of the Chulmleigh Academy Trust and the successful candidate will join the Senior Leadership Team of the Academy. The new Head of School will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with the Heads of School at Chulmleigh Primary and East Worlington in sharing expertise in a supportive and dynamic way.

The successful candidate will share the values of the three primary schools of our Academy:
• Inspire – to provide rich experiences to inspire and engage our learners
• Engage - to make learning contextual to our rural schools and relevant to our children’s experiences
• Succeed - to provide a safe environment to allow our children to take risks, make mistakes and develop resilience

Applying for the job

Details of the application process are contained in the Candidate Pack attached.

Completed application forms to be emailed to personnel@chulmleigh.devon.sch.uk by 10 am on Friday 28th January 2022. We are hoping the successful candidate will be available for an Easter 2022 start, however we would consider a September start to secure the strongest and best candidate for the school.

This is an ideal opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their career further and gain experience in a management and leadership role. We look forward to receiving your application

Download an application form - 896 KB

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
73 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01769 580215

About Lapford Community Primary School

Lapford Community Primary School is situated between the towns of Crediton and Barnstaple in North Devon. It is a small school and nursery for children aged 2-11 years, in a warm and friendly rural village with strong community links. Lapford Community Primary School is proud to be part of the Chulmleigh Academy Trust and the successful candidate will join the Senior Leadership Team of the Academy.

School location

Eastington Road, Crediton, Devon, EX17 6QE

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