21 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£58,105 - £64,224

What skills and experience we're looking for

Trustees and Governors are looking for a strategic thinker with proven leadership, management and interpersonal skills who can also demonstrate:

  • A commitment to team work and partnerships
  • A passion and dedication to excellence in education and high expectations
  • A strategic leader who inspires, motivates and empowers others
  • An excellent classroom practitioner who is equally passionate about the emotional and academic development of every child in their care.
  • An innovative and knowledgeable individual with the confidence to lead on the school’s vision for the new curriculum

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you

  • The opportunity to join a hardworking, dedicated team who have a committed desire to deliver improvement across the school.
  • Supportive and collaborative improvement network across the Watergrove Trust
  • Enthusiastic, inquisitive and friendly children
  • A commitment to your professional development

Further details about the role

Are you looking for an exciting challenge and an opportunity to make a difference as a Headteacher?

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher to lead our supportive and friendly team at St James’ CE Primary School. If you are an individual who is versatile and keen to learn and develop, then we encourage your application. We hope to appoint somebody who is passionately invested in leadership which creates and sustains a culture of coaching, challenge and innovation to produce the very best educational experience for children. An applicant who prioritises team over self and quality over comfort will excel in this role and will enjoy full support and access to an unusually rich professional development offer in return.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr@watergrovetrust.co.uk

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About St James' Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
204 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01706 962860

School location

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