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  • Expected start date

    1 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 November 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    8 November 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L13 - L20

Job summary

Spring Meadow Infant and Nursery School, Ely
Salary: L13 – L20 (Full Time, Permanent)
Start Date: April 2022 (or earlier by arrangement)
Apply by: Monday 29th November (9am)
Job posted: Monday 8th November
Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire

The Governors of Spring Meadow Infant and Nursery school are seeking a dedicated leader that embodies the school’s core values of “Kind, Brave and Curious” to join us as Headteacher.

The governors are looking for a candidate eager and enthusiastic to join Spring Meadow on its journey of school improvement. The candidate will join a school community committed to raising standards for its pupils and well supported by the Local Authority. Join us and become a key part in our future success.

Governors are looking for a serving Headteacher or experienced Deputy Headteacher who brings:
- A proven track record of successful school leadership, with the ability to lead excellence in teaching and learning.
- A collaborative leader who can create opportunities for the engagement and success of all stakeholders including pupils, teachers, staff and the wider community.
- A clear understanding of the impact and importance of children’s early education, outcomes and experiences.
In return Spring Meadow can offer the successful candidate:
- A supportive governing body.
- An experienced team of practitioners for you to lead on the journey of embedding excellence.
- A close partnership with the Local Authority to provide additional support, resources and accountability towards the school’s success.
- Kind, brave and curious children who are eager to learn and grow.

To find out more, attached you’ll find our school information pack, detailed job description and person specification. We also invite you to visit our school website Please return your application by e-mail to .

Closing date: Monday 29th November at 9am
Interview and Assessment: Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th December 2021.

Spring Meadow Infant and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This means that the post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safeguarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people. The successful candidate will undertake an enhanced DBS check.

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
School size
234 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7
Contact phone number
01353 664742

About Spring Meadow Infant School

Spring Meadow is a four-form entry school in the beautiful and thriving cathedral city of Ely. We have places for 360 infants, a 104-place nursery, and the county's only Infant Assessment Unit.

School location

High Barns, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4RB

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