This job expired on 17 April 2023

  • Start date details

    Autumn Term

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 40 hours per week 52.143 weeks per year

Contract type


Pay scale

Pt 11-17

What skills and experience we're looking for

A leader of education who enables children to achieve their full potential in their academic, spiritual and creative lives.

• An experienced and caring leader with integrity, enthusiasm and courage, who can champion the high expectations of staff, parents and children ensuring they receive the highest levels of teaching and learning.

• A strategic thinker, with the vision and passion to drive forward our curriculum inspiring children. To include activities and engagement that support learning and children’s wider development creatively and technically.

• An individual, who has a deep understanding of how to support pupils with a range of different needs and is committed to the principles of inclusion education.

• A team player, with excellent interpersonal skills, who ensures everyone of any faith is included and supported. Someone who is committed to preserving the school’s distinctively Christian vision and building links within the local Christian community.

What the school offers its staff

• A school with a clear vision to be A Place to Flourish.

• A strong values lead, consistently high achieving school, aspiring to be outstanding. Currently, Good Ofsted rating with Outstanding Early years provision.

• Motivated children with a positive attitude to learning and a keen interest in Global concerns looking to affect worldwide change. We have an Eco Council and SPOC (Stop palm oil crew).

• Enthusiastic and passionate Subject Leaders.

• A dedicated, proactive and engaged governing board with an active role in strategic direction.

• A modern, well maintained school environment, with excellent learning facilities including a new IT learning suite and infrastructure.

• Strong connections/working relationships with our local school and their senior leadership teams.

Further details about the role

The Headteacher pack is available alongside this advert. Please contact Headteacher recruitment at headships@suffolk.gov.uk or telephone 01473 263943.

Closing date: 9am Monday 17th April

Interviews: Wed 26th and Thurs 27th April

On selection of our new Headteacher we would like to involve the successful candidate in the appointment of the Deputy Headteacher. Closing date for applications is 30th April. Shortlisting is planned for w/c 1st May, interviews are planned for w/c 15th May.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Blundeston Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

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

Arranging a visit to Blundeston Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email headships@suffolk.gov.uk.

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