55 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2025 (Easter 2025 negotiable for the right candidate)

  • Closing date

    13 September 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale

L14 to L18

What skills and experience we're looking for

Headteacher, St Michael’s CofE Primary School, Exeter

Salary/Grade L14-L18 £65,009 and £71,729

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 9am on Friday 13th September 2024

Interview Date: Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th September 2024

Job Start Date: January 2025 (Easter 2025 negotiable for the right candidate)

Want to broaden your horizons? Then how about considering headship at St Michaels, a brilliant 2-form entry primary school in the heart of Exeter. Highly popular, it continues to be oversubscribed year on year.

St Michael’s is part of the highly successful St Christopher’s Trust and this offers opportunities for leaders beyond their own school. If you are an experienced senior leader with a collaborative mindset we’d love to work with you.

We are looking for a lead learner who is:

  • passionate and relentlessly positive,
  • able to juggle the demands of a thriving school community
  • champions inclusion
  • willing to support and develop the school’s strong Christian ethos

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • a welcoming school/Trust community
  • regular coaching or supervision

a range of staff benefits - https://www.stchristophersmat.org/work-with-us/why-work-for-st-christophers-trust/our-benefits

Further details about the role

If you would like to talk about the role prior to application, please get in touch with sean.millar@stcmat.org

We’d encourage informal visits - please email hr@stcmat.orgto make arrangements.

Please submit your application via our Face-Ed application portal


The details of this vacancy and a link to Face-Ed application portal can be found on our website:


If you have any further questions applying for this role, please contact HR via hr@stcmat.org

Applications need to be completed by 9am on Friday 13th September. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th September in Exeter

Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, for all shortlisted applicants. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.

Please visit the below website for our Trust policies and our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy:


We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applicants who meet the criteria will be considered for employment, regardless of race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age or veteran status.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About St Michael's Church of England Primary Academy

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

Arranging a visit to St Michael's Church of England Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@stcmat.org.

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