8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    17 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    27 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L8 - L14 (£50,151 - £58,135)

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and experienced senior leader as Headteacher at this successful Church of England School.
Our new Headteacher will be:
 Fully supportive of the school’s Christian vision and values and will be committed to maintaining the close links between the school and the Church, especially St. Mary’s Burton Bradstock
 Passionate about education and ensuring all children are safe, happy and achieve well
 An exceptional practitioner who has demonstrated sound leadership and management skills
 A creative and strategic thinker
 Committed to an inclusive environment where the wellbeing of staff, children and the community are paramount.
 A member of the Trust Leadership Group and work alongside the Executive Principal and other Headteachers to steer the Trust.

Burton Bradstock CE Primary School is part of the Minerva Learning Trust, a group of local Bridport Schools who are committed to collaborative work as a means of improving the life chances of the young people in their care. This is an exciting opportunity to join an ambitious team at the heart of the local community.

Applying for the job

To apply, please complete the Trust application form and return to:

Amanda Tuck, The Minerva Learning Trust, The Ridgeway, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3DT, telephone 01308 422291 ext. 201, or email: a.tuck@colfox.dorset.sch.uk.

The letter, which forms part of the application process, should be no longer than 2 sides of A4 and should focus specifically on:

• Outlining briefly how your skills and experience have prepared you to be the Headteacher at Burton Bradstock CE Primary School.
• Sharing your vision for education as Head of a Church of England School. Paint a picture of Burton Bradstock CE Primary School under your leadership.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 May 2021.

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
90 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01308 422291

About Burton Bradstock Church of England Voluntary Controlled School

Burton Bradstock CE Primary School is a one class entry primary situated in a thriving community that serves a diverse catchment of families. The school has recently been inspected by Ofsted and has a ‘Good’ rating with a very positive report overall. It was also graded ‘Good’ in its latest SIAMS Inspection. The school has a distinctive Christian ethos and vision which permeates the day to day life of the school and its strategic planning.

You can gain an insight into our school by visiting our website: burtonbradstock.dorset.sch.uk.

Arranging a visit to Burton Bradstock Church of England Voluntary Controlled School

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed on request – please contact the Executive Principal of the Minerva Learning Trust on 01308 422291 (or email: LovettA@minervalearningtrust.org.uk) to arrange this or to discuss any issues.

School location

Church Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 4QS

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