Head of School

Shrewton CofE Primary Academy, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP3 4JT

9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    6 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    26 May 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type




Head of School job summary

Are you looking for your next big adventure? Ready for a bigger leadership opportunity?
Are you determined, innovative and passionate about learning?
Do you have the skills and attributes to lead a team, determined to offer the very best education?
Can you commit to being part of a journey to secure excellent outcomes for our young people?

We genuinely value the positive contribution of every member of our team, provide extensive collaborative professional learning and are keen to welcome other like-minded staff. We are part of the Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust and work collaboratively to achieve the best outcomes for all children in the Trust.

We are looking for someone who:

• Has a dynamic vision for the education of all children in a church school context
• Has a proven track record of excellent teaching and learning
• Has a wide, current knowledge and understanding of education and curriculum development
• Is an innovator who can lead by example
• Has excellent interpersonal skills and who wishes to build positive working relationships within our school and local and trust community
• Has a desire and commitment to raising standards for every child
• Is creative and can embrace change
• Has energy, enthusiasm and passion
• Is able to show reflectiveness and persistence when dealing with complexity
• Places safeguarding at the heart of the school
• Genuinely wants to be part of our future

We can offer:

• Young people who love their school and are excited by learning
• A team of dedicated staff who believe in keeping the children at the heart of everything they do
• A collaborative desire to be the very best we can be
• Opportunities for professional learning
• A governing body that works hard for the school, providing support but also challenge
• A strong and supportive parent body
• A positive, caring school ethos firmly rooted in our Christian values
• A Trust that offers many opportunities for working together and for collaboration

Shrewton CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

Applying for the job

To apply, please complete all sections of the DSAT application form and return for the attention of Emily Mullord, Executive Headteacher to admin@shrewton.dsat.org.uk or by post to Shrewton CE Primary School, Tanners Lane. Shrewton, Wiltshire, SP3 4JT

Please note that CV's will not be accepted.

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Supporting documents

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

About Shrewton CofE Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
94 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01980 620362

We are a Church of England Primary school set in the heart of Shrewton village. Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in February 2020 and pride ourselves on delivering a broad and balanced curriculum to all our pupils. We
have strong links within our community and with our values at our core enable all pupils, families and staff to ‘Believe, Achieved and Grow’.
We are a small school with a very big heart and we are looking for a leader who is kind, nurturing and who places the best interests of our children and the staff who work with them at the very centre of the education we provide. As a school, we believe that pupils and teachers achieve their full potential when they feel safe, secure, valued and supported and so we are looking for someone who can embody our inclusive school ethos and Christian values.

We are proud members of the Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust. We value our relationship with them and the support they provide both locally within the Spire Hub and more widely across the diocese.

Arranging a visit to Shrewton CofE Primary Academy

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact Carole Farley at admin@shrewton.dsat.org.uk or by phoning 01980 620362

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