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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L6- L10 £50,122 - £55,360 (pending pay award)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an experienced leader who would like to progress their leadership career in a church school context. Our new Headteacher will have the highest ambitions for our children. They will be warm, enthusiastic, energetic and passionate about leading learning in a school at the heart of a small village community.

Our new Headteacher will:

• Have a dynamic vision for the education of all children and be passionate about leading a small church school

• Have proven success in whole school leadership and management

• Have a wide, current knowledge and understanding of education and curriculum development

• Understand the challenges facing small schools, but not view these as a barrier to raising standards

• Have experience of teaching mixed age classes

• Have excellent interpersonal skills and a desire to build positive working relationships within our school and community

What the school offers its staff

Salford Priors Church of England Academy is proud to be part of The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust which is a group of 22 Church of England academies from across the Diocese of Coventry. The core mission of our Trust is to build a better future for all within our Academies who in turn will positively impact their communities “Together, pursuing ‘life in all its fullness.”

We will provide you with:

• An exciting opportunity to lead our Academy in partnership with the staff, governors, parents, Trust leadership team, Church and Diocese

• Happy children who enjoy learning and wider opportunities

• A staff team who are proud to work at the school, feel valued and supported and are committed to the Christian ethos of the school

• A highly supportive Trust team who are committed to working with school leaders to improve outcomes for children

• Opportunities to work closely with other leaders and schools within the Trust

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr@covmat.org

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
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About Salford Priors CofE Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
60 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Email address

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School location

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