Head Teacher Lipson Vale Primary School, Plymouth, Devon

Job description

The governing body, staff and pupils are offering an exciting opportunity to lead this larger than average maintained school following the planned retirement of a well-respected and long-serving headteacher. Lipson Primary School is a good school in the heart of its community.

We are looking for an individual who: -

• Is a good communicator who can support the development of effective relationships within our diverse community using a range of communication strategies
• Can continue to build upon a well-established culture of creative learning that nurtures the wellbeing of all pupils and staff
• Will develop lifelong learning beyond the classroom

Essential educational requirements

Masters Qualification in relevant field

Essential qualifications

• Qualified teacher with Qualified Teacher status
• Evidence of continuing professional development relating to school leadership and curriculum development
• Enhanced DBS
• NPQH or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

• Established Leadership experience
• A sound understanding of foundation to KS2
• An understanding of, and commitment to, promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils

Employee benefits

We will offer you: -

• A committed team of staff who work hard to develop an aspirational culture for lifelong learning
• A nurturing environment where every child is enabled to reach their potential
• A diverse community where parental engagement is encouraged and the PTFA’s work is valued
• A dedicated and pro-active governing body
• An eco-friendly school with enthusiastic learners
• An opportunity to further develop our school’s rich canvas, providing opportunities to develop the whole child.

About Lipson Vale Primary School

Bernice Terrace, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 7HW
LA Maintained School
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