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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Standard teaching hours

Contract type


Pay scale

L6 - L10

What skills and experience we're looking for

As the new Head of School, you will have the opportunity to take this valued community school on its next exciting chapter.

We are looking for an outstanding senior leader who is ready for their next challenge. This role is suited to someone who is an innovative, responsible, and insightful professional, with the passion, drive, and enthusiasm to build on the many strengths of the school but with the confidence to drive change where it is needed.

You will be values-driven, recognising that our moral purpose guides all that we do, and ensuring these values remain at the forefront of daily life. The culture that you create will drive the popularity of the school. You will work collaboratively with the Executive Head and Trust central team in all activities, bringing your knowledge, energy, and charisma to be a role model for the school and what it represents.

The Head of School will be responsible for providing proactive leadership and management of Sedley’s in line with the vision of the Trust and will manage the day-to-day running of the school. This includes:

  • Strategic leadership of the school and its staff to achieve extremely high standards of teaching and learning, behaviour, and attainment.
  • Leading and organising the school to meet its aims and targets in line with the 180 Day Plans.
  • Evaluating the school's performance and identifying priorities for continuous improvement and raising standards.
  • Further developing partnerships with a variety of stakeholders and taking advantage of opportunities when they present themselves to improve personal, social, and academic outcomes for all pupils.

If you are excited by this role and believe you have the values, vision, and expertise to lead our school through on its next exciting chapter, then we would love to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

KCC Rewards

TP Pension

Free parking

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Sedley's Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
99 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to Sedley's Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@aletheiatrust.org.uk.

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