Head Teacher

Pott Shrigley Church School, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5RT

4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    23 August 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 July 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£47,735 - £55,338 Salary to be agreed on appointment

Head Teacher job summary

The Governors of Pott Shrigley Church of England VA Primary School are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated successful leader and classroom teacher to lead this unique and nurturing school set in the Peak District National Park. Pott Shrigley Church of England School is the oldest church school in Cheshire and successfully combines a caring Christian ethos with a creative and innovative approach to education both in and outside the classroom. The school is located just 1 mile from Bollington and a short drive from Macclesfield and Poynton. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and effective leader, keen to inspire a love of learning and to continue to develop our school’s ethos and vision. We are looking for a Headteacher who will be committed to: • Ensuring that the highest quality professional educational standards are provided by their own teaching and by our committed team of staff • Delivering high quality teaching and learning with a proven track record • Strategically building on the solid foundations that have been judged to be GOOD by Ofsted and GOOD by SIAMS • Developing excellent school management procedures to ensure continuing staff development, sound governance and effective budget control • Motivating and inspiring our children, staff and community through proven leadership skills • Ensuring our Christian values of koinonia, compassion and respect weave through everything that is taught • The safeguarding and welfare of children • Keeping our school at the heart of the community and actively promoting its growth We would like our new Headteacher to: • Encourage development and celebrate all successes • Embrace their position within our hard-working team of staff and pupils, looking after the wellbeing of both • Be a firm leader, outstanding teacher, and great communicator, with a warm approachable nature • Love their job and flourish in the school • Value the location of our rural village location • Actively pursue opportunities to become part of a Multi-Academy Trust in line with the latest government requirements We can offer you: • An inclusive, caring school • A talented and committed staff who are adaptable and work as a team • Friendly, happy and enthusiastic children who are proud of their school • Support from the Church and local community, proactive governors, parents and PTA • Small mixed-age classes The Headteacher post is a permanent position and will start from 1st January 2023. The salary will be in the range L6 – L12. The salary starting point will be agreed on appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to the conditions of employment for Headteachers contained in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document 2021 and other current education and employment legislation. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applying for the job

Application forms and further details can be obtained from Cheshire East School Governance Team:
Telephone: 0300 123 5036
E-mail: schoolgovernance@cheshireeast.gov.uk

About Pott Shrigley Church School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
33 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
0300 123 5036

Pott Shrigley Church of England School is the oldest church school in Cheshire and successfully combines a caring Christian ethos with a creative and innovative approach to education both in and outside the classroom. The school is located just 1 mile from Bollington and a short drive from Macclesfield and Poynton.

Arranging a visit to Pott Shrigley Church School

School visits are encouraged and we have reserved the following times before the end of the summer term:

Tuesday 12th July 2022 - 1.15-3.15pm
Thursday 14th July 2022 - - 3.30-5pm

Please call the school office to arrange a visit: 01625 573 260

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