• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    25 January 2021 at 11:59 am

  • Date listed

    17 December 2020

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
L18-24 (£63,508- £73,559)

Job summary

We are ready for a dynamic and skilled leader to continue our journey to ‘good’ as our Interim Headteacher’s contract is due to end at Easter 2021 and she must return to her own school. Sutton School is changing and it is not the RI school of the last Ofsted report. Despite the difficulties of lockdown, our Interim Headteacher and Deputy Head have continued to strive for rapid improvement. Recently introduced initiatives include Cornerstones curriculum and Read, Write, Inc and they have been embraced by teachers and learners alike. We are currently reviewing our Maths and Reading schemes so, with our developing team of enthusiastic middle leaders, we are all working together to raise standards and improve outcomes for all of our children.

Preferably an experienced leader (Headteacher, Deputy Head or in a senior leadership role) you should have a demonstrable track record of raising standards, and the ambition, skills and experience to lead a school offering opportunity to flourish. You must possess a deep understanding of curriculum development and teaching and learning, with the ability to unite, enthuse and inspire the whole school community. The successful candidate will support the ethos of a Church of England school serving the village community. If you are currently from outside Fenland and East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area, we are able to offer assistance towards removal expenses.

Employee benefits

If outside Fenland and East Cambridgeshire Opportunity Area, we are able to offer assistance towards removal expenses

Applying for the job

Application form and accompanying letter should be sent to headship@epm.co.uk

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England
Education phase
School size
290 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01353 778351

About Sutton CofE VC Primary School

Sutton C of E (VC) Primary School is set in the large village of Sutton in the Isle, 6 miles west of the beautiful cathedral city of Ely. Our school’s vibrant and positive character is expressed in our school values of “Respect, Responsibility, Koinonia”.

Arranging a visit to Sutton CofE VC Primary School

Contact the school on Tel: 01353 778351 to arrange a visit which will be carefully conducted according to the school's Covid risk assessment.

School location

The Brook, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2PU

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