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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L10 to L15 (£58,959-£66,628)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of Bickerton Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher to lead the school into the future,

The successful candidate will be an outstanding leader with a proven track record of success in primary education. You will have excellent communication skills, a deep understanding of the national curriculum and a passion for creating an environment where children can thrive and grow, thus reflecting our School Christian value statement which reads 'Life in all its fullness' (John 10:10). And in line with our school mission statement which states 'Respect for oneself and others is central to our mission of giving every child in our school the highest standard of education and care within a Christian community', you will be committed to instilling values of respect, kindness, and compassion in the children.

We are looking for a Headteacher who will bring:

  • Energy and passion for developing the school’s present academic achievements.
  • Strategic leadership and direction for the school.
  • Commitment to ensuring the highest standards of teaching, learning and governance are maintained.
  • The ability to cultivate a culture of excellence, innovation, and collaboration.
  • A focus on building strong relationships with parents, staff, and the wider community.

Desired requirements:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a relevant degree.
  • Proven experience as a senior leader, and ability to use the school budget to the best educational effect.
  • Excellent knowledge of the national curriculum and assessment procedures.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • A commitment to promoting Christian values and ethos.

What the school offers its staff

Our school offers:

  • An inclusive and caring school that students and staff are proud to be a part of.
  • Happy, friendly and hard-working children.
  • A supportive environment for professional development.
  • An opportunity to further improve a school with solid foundations.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school community places the highest priority on keeping out children safe.
Applicants for the post will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes.

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 schoolgovernanceeast@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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About Bickerton Holy Trinity CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
143 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Bickerton Holy Trinity Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School is situated within the Cheshire countryside. It is a Group 2 school with 139 pupils currently on roll.

It is a small rural school, open to both boys and girls aged between 4 and 11 years old. The school is a place full of happiness, discovery, and learning, with great relationships at its core.

The school is a proud part of the community, surrounded by outstanding countryside and sits within walking distance of Bickerton Holy Trinity Church and the Village Hall.

Arranging a visit to Bickerton Holy Trinity CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@bickerton.cheshire.sch.uk.

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