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  • Job start date

    29 August 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 - L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

The ideal candidate will:

  • Place safeguarding at the heart of everything they do
  • Be an excellent practitioner that informs their leadership style
  • Be kind, nurturing and a role model to all
  • Possess a strong educational philosophy that is centred around evidence base
  • Be able to develop staff and prioritise whole staff wellbeing

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • Opportunity to work within a supportive team
  • Access to the Bradgate Learning Alliance to share best practice, learn and network with other colleagues
  • Opportunities for career development with access to professional development, apprenticeships and training schemes
  • Access to the generous Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Employee Support Service (advice, guidance and counselling) for employees and close family members (24/7 support)
  • Employee Discount and Benefit Scheme
  • Opportunity for an annual flu vaccination

Further details about the role

Are you someone who believes in a values based education model?

Are you looking to make an impact in the community?

Would you like to develop your skills as a leader?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join Mercenfeld Primary School in the role of Head Teacher. The Head Teacher is responsible for the leadership and development of the school and providing the best possible outcomes for our pupils and supporting the communities we serve. Mercenfeld is on its journey to striving for excellence and we seek a Head Teacher who is capable of leading the school on its continued journey.

This role is a rewarding one with a successful candidate having the opportunity to work within a supportive school and wider Trust team. Head Teachers within our Trust are provided with the autonomy to lead their school in a way that is best suited to their community. We are a supportive and collaborative Trust with Head Teachers being key decision makers within our organisation.


If you would like to discuss this post or arrange a visit to the school prior to applying please contact Dean Pomeroy, Director of Schools:

Email: info@bepschools.org

Telephone: 0116 478 3426

To apply for one of the positions:

1. Visit our careers website: www.eteach.com/careers/bepschools and search for the vacancy

2. Apply using the online application form

3. Submit a supporting statement that address your sutiability the following:

i. The challenges this generation of young people face and how we can help educate them to face these challenges

ii. What experiences have helped shape your educational and leadership philosophies

Application Closing Date: 9am, Monday 30th January 2023

Provisional Interview Date: Tuesday 7th February 2023

We look forward to receiving your application!

Commitment to safeguarding


Bradgate Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to be-have in such a way that supports this commitment. As part of the Trust’s shortlisting process, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search as part of our due diligence. Appointment to this post will also be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

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About Mercenfeld Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
300 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address
Phone number
0116 478 3426

School location

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