Headteacher

Callands Community Primary School, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 9RJ

36 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    9 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L18-L24

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate an extensive proven track record of successful leadership and management
  • Have extensive experience of primary education
  • Possess skills and expertise to continue to develop the highest standards of teaching and learning
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Be approachable, caring and have integrity
  • Have the ability to work collaboratively
  • Possess strong financial management skills
  • Possess the ability to inspire staff and pupils and champion success for all
  • Have the commitment to further develop our strong partnerships with parents, governors and the community
  • Have the skills to build on the expertise of our existing dedicated and highly committed team
  • Be fully involved in and passionate about all aspects of school life.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A successful, popular school with a welcoming, caring atmosphere and ethos
  • A creative and nurturing environment, including a sensory room
  • Established, skilled, dedicated, motivated and supportive staff
  • Well-behaved and happy children who enjoy learning
  • A committed and supportive Governing Board which provides an appropriate level of challenge
  • Parents who provide active and enthusiastic support to the school
  • A school that has long occupied a strong place in the local community

Further details about the role

Callands Community Primary School is a friendly, unique and successful school which is rated excellent in all areas by Ofsted. We have a committed team of extremely talented and motivated staff, hugely supportive parents and a strong, committed Governing Board. Our delightful children are all eager to engage and become lifelong learners who relish the delights of discovery in our well established creative and challenging curriculum. Whilst recognising Callands as the home of ‘Unique Children Who Together Are One,’ we also aim to be outward looking, collaborating with the wider community to fully prepare our pupils for life in an increasingly culturally diverse society whilst cherishing British values. We focus on helping every child to become the best they can be and to discover their unique talents not just academically, but also through developing life skills and encouraging a healthy lifestyle.

Our school boasts a sensory room (where our experienced and trained staff offer bespoke programmes), a modern and separate EYFS building (which was opened in 2016), a woodland area on site (complete with fire pit) where our qualified staff lead our children in Forest School activities, and a multi-use games arena (MUGA) used alongside a variety of sports equipment that were purchased to reflect pupil voice. Most recently we have installed an eco-house to help our children understand bigger world issues and have undergone extensive works to replace the school roof.

The school has 406 pupils on roll.

We are looking for an outstanding candidate who will inspire, challenge and care for all in our school community. You need to be a listener who is approachable, a participant in all aspects of school life and a decisive leader who works in a collaborative way.

Commitment to safeguarding

Callands Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required for this post.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@warrington.gov.uk

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About Callands Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
390 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01925 444795

Arranging a visit to Callands Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email finance@callandsprimary.co.uk.

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