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  • Job start date

    1 May 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    10 January 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership point 4 - 8 (£47,706 - £52,659)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Thurlton Primary School is situated in a large village in a rural area approximately 17 miles South Eastof Norwich and close to the Suffolk border. The school is smaller than the average and has 60pupils on roll. We are ambitious that the school should continue to grow rapidly, reaching its PAN of 105 pupils in the near future.

Clarion Academy Trust is merging with Corvus Education Trust in April 2023. TPS will then fall under the strategic leadership of an Executive Headteacher. This will provide the Head of School with additional support and allow them to focus on standards within the school.

The extensive school grounds contain playing fields, an EYFS outdoor learning area, hard play areas and an extensive environmental area.

Building on an excellent foundation, Trustees and Governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader with strategic awareness and excellent communication and inter-personal skills. You will be:

  • able to demonstrate a proven track record of high achievement
  • an inclusive team builder able to work collaboratively with parents, carers and local primary schools
  • able to share the Trustees and Governors vision and aspirations for the future
  • committed to raising standards of teaching and learning enabling all staff and pupils to achieve their full potential
  • able to demonstrate an ability to understand and manage performance data and the resources of the school

What the school offers its staff

The school prides itself on providing a broad range of opportunities to its enthusiastic pupils who are supported by committed and skillful staff. We offer supportive Trustees and Governors and an ethos which promotes excellence in a community where the school is respected and valued.

Further details about the role

All potential candidates are warmly invited to visit the school before submitting their applications. Please make arrangements by contacting Mrs Lorraine Crabb, PA to the CEO, either by telephone (01508 520359 ext 229) or by Email (lcrabb@clarionacademytrust.org.uk).

For further details and how to apply please visit our careers page on www.clarionacademytrust.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 3.00pm Friday 27 January 2023

Shortlisting: 30 January 2023

Interview Dates: w/c Monday 6 February 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

Clarion Corvus Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people across its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS, and have checks carried out with previous employers. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About Thurlton Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
61 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01508 520359

Thurlton Primary School is situated in a small rural village, in south Norfolk, close to the Suffolk border and 14 miles south east of Norwich.

Arranging a visit to Thurlton Primary School

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

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