This job expired on 3 October 2021

  • Application deadline

    3 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Full Time
Contract type
L7 - L13

Job summary

This exciting opportunity has arisen due to the retirement of our Headteacher. The successful candidate will currently be a Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher or experienced Senior Leader. They will act as an inspirational leader and exceptional classroom practitioner in a school where every individual is inspired to learn and achieve in a safe and caring environment. We are looking for an individual with a clear vision for the further development of our excellent and welcoming Church of England Aided School.

We can offer:

A supportive approach in developing a caring and responsible attitude in our pupils
A strong and inclusive Christian ethos.
Dedicated, enthusiastic and hardworking staff.
Supportive and active Governors, close links with the Church and a thriving PTA.
A happy place, where a high value is placed on the care and well-being of all.
A broad and exciting curriculum which is designed to be accessible and enriching for each individual pupil
The successful candidate will:

Be an ambitious well-organised individual with strong management, leadership and teaching skills and a flexible approach.
Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning including embracing the rural setting with a strong focus on nature
Build on the current Christian values and inclusive ethos of the School.
Be able to implement standards set by Ofsted and SIAMS.
Be committed to safeguarding the welfare of our children.
Be committed to building links with parents, carers and the wider community.
Visits to the school by arrangement are warmly welcomed – please contact us on 01298 871449.

Please also visit our website for further details -

Litton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: 3rd October 2021

Interviews: 18th and 19th October 2021

Further details and an application pack are available online at or Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190 quoting the Job Reference.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
53 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

About Litton CofE Primary School

We are a small rural school in the heart of the Peak District near Tideswell, feeding into secondary schools in Bakewell, Buxton & the Hope Valley with a community focus and a nurturing approach. We offer excellent preparation for future learning. Our pupils are from a range of backgrounds with a wide range of aspirations.

Arranging a visit to Litton CofE Primary School

Visits to the school by arrangement are warmly welcomed – please contact us on 01298 871449.

School location

Litton, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 8QU

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