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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L7 to L12

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Board at Wrenbury Primary School are pleased to invite you to consider this wonderful opportunity to become our next Head Teacher.

Wrenbury Primary School and Little Wrens Nursery is at the heart of our rural community. ‘We all matter” is central to the culture across the whole school as children are fostered to embrace their true identities and be proud of their achievements. The school continues to be GOOD (Ofsted Jan 2023), acknowledging the strong emphasis on pupils’ personal development and highlighting how they are exceptionally well cared for.

The Wrenbury Team have developed an inspirational curriculum which supports each child to aspire and achieve their best. All partners work together to ensure our pupils understand how they learn and to communicate this effectively to others. Everyone is committed to nurturing happy, healthy, and hopeful children prepared for tomorrow.

The school is a Group 2 school with 130 pupils on roll.

The role, which will start on 1st September 2024 is a permanent full-time post. The salary range will be L7 – L12 (to be confirmed on appointment).

We are hoping that the next Head Teacher at Wrenbury Primary School will:

  • Take on this important role with passion and commitment to ensure the pupils, families and staff feel that they are in safe hands.
  • Use their vision and experience to strive for excellence and build upon the school’s solid foundations.
  • Work collaboratively with all partners to provide our amazing pupils with the positive early school experience that they deserve.
  • Have a track record of achievement which demonstrates positive impact and improved outcomes for pupils.
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership, organisation, and communication skills.
  • Be able to think strategically, ensuring sound governance and effective management of the budget.
  • Value and develop all staff.
  • Protect and safeguard members of the school community.
  • Promote an emotionally balanced approach to ensure children feel confident and resilient in their learning and interactions with each other.

What the school offers its staff

In return, our Governing Board aim to provide:

  • A positive working environment, supported by committed staff and enthusiastic pupils.
  • A valuable opportunity to be a key part of the Nantwich Education Partnership and to gain support from neighbouring primary and secondary schools.
  • Regular supervision and support to ensure your well-being is prioritised.
  • A culture that values and nurtures leadership and professional growth.

Commitment to safeguarding

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 subjected to an Enhanced Disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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 schoolgovernanceeast@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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About Wrenbury Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
130 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01270 260656

Built in 1876 and set in expansive and well-resourced grounds, Wrenbury School benefits from its proximity to Wrenbury railway station, the Llangollen Canal, and St Margaret’s Church. We value and embrace the contributions and opportunities that the local community offers the school and our children. We strive for our school to be a place where everyone has a sense of self, a sense of place and a sense of belonging, both within our rural community and the wider world and where everyone in our school family is valued for their uniqueness and individuality.

‘We thrive as a forward-thinking, rural community school that nurtures happy, healthy and hopeful children prepared for tomorrow’ is our vision statement. We seek to achieve this by providing a safe, inspiring, and creative learning environment where all can flourish.

Arranging a visit to Wrenbury Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@wrenbury.cheshire.sch.uk.

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