• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    16 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    6 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

The core purpose of the Headteacher is to provide high quality professional leadership and management for the school.
With the Local Governing Board and the BWMAT Leadership Team, the Headteacher provides vision, leadership and direction for the school and ensures that it is managed and organised to meet its aims and targets. The Headteacher also seeks to secure the commitment of the wider community to the school by developing and maintaining appropriate networks and relationships and, in particular, those that promote the school’s Christian ethos.
The Headteacher is accountable to the Local Governing Board and BWMAT Directors for ensuring the educational success of the school within the overall framework of the BWMAT strategic plan as well as the schools strategic plans. They are responsible for the quality of teaching and learning, the internal organisation, management of the school and for leading and managing staff. They should create a culture of constant improvement and be an inspirational leader, committed to the highest achievement for all in all areas of the school’s and wider organisations work.
You will be the DSL for the school and will have the legal responsibility for dealing with the Safeguarding issues as described in the main duties and responsibilities.

Applying for the job

Application forms should be accompanied by a full letter of application and sent via email to Tyffanni Markall within the central HR team, to HR@bwmat.org

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
385 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email

About St Stephens Church School

St Stephen’s Primary Church School are seeking to appoint a Headteacher to promote a love of learning, continue the development of this happy and ambitious church school, build on its existing good practices and provide an environment that enables every child to find a place in the world that is the right shape for them. Governors see this as an exciting challenge for an inspirational and skilful leader.

Arranging a visit to St Stephens Church School

Candidates are invited to contact the Regional Director of Learning and Achievement to gain more information about the role and St Stephen’s Primary Church School. There is also the opportunity to visit the school on at 4.00pm on 29th, 30th, 31st March and 1st April; alternatively, afternoon of 7th April. Either of these can be arranged by appointment only by emailing Tyffanni Markall – Assistant HR Advisor, HR@bwmat.org

School location

Richmond Place, Bath, Somerset, BA1 5PZ

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