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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

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What skills and experience we're looking for

Headteacher L13-L18

Cambridge Road Community Primary and Nursery School – PAN 210 plus 52 place nursery

Ellesmere Port

Permanent -Full time from September 2024

Closing date – Wednesday 17th April 2024 – 12pm

Cambridge Road is a community primary school whose location is amongst the top 10% most socially deprived in England. With free school meal eligibility, SEND and English as an additional language all above the national average, we pride ourselves on our reputation as an inclusive and successful school, despite the social challenges faced. At our last inspection in October 2023 Ofsted judged our school as ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding for Behaviour and Attitudes.’

To maintain our high standards we are looking for an outstanding headteacher to lead our successful school. This is a full-time and permanent position. The successful candidate will join a highly experienced and skilful team who work tirelessly to unlock the potential of our amazing pupils.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of achieving positive outcomes for pupils through the raising of attainment and progress but will also be passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people as well as being a key member of the wider school community.

You will have:

  • NPQH or Masters Degree Equivalent
  • Experience of working in a diverse school and the associated social challenges
  • An understanding of how to support pupils with SEND to align with the school’s mission statement to ‘Be the best you can be.’

​​​​​​​If shortlisted, candidates will have the opportunity to showcase their passion for education and share their vision through a presentation to governors. Through interview, they will demonstrate a commitment to all aspects of school life, experience of leadership and their ideas for the school, as well as an ability to work collaboratively with all staff.

Visits to the school are welcomed and strongly encouraged prior to application with visits available on the following days:

Ø Tuesday 26th March at 10am and 4pm

Ø Monday 15th April at 2pm

Ø Please call 0151 355 1735 or email asass@cambridgeroad.cheshire.sch.uk to arrange a visit. Application packs can be found on our school website www.cambridgeroad.cheshire.sch.uk or you can apply online through JGP or Gov.UK Closing date for applications is 17th April at 12pm with interviews on Friday 26th April. If you have not heard by Friday 19th April then please assume you have not been successful.

Our school is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and stringent vetting procedures in accordance with our safeguarding policy. References will be sought prior to interview.

What the school offers its staff

  • The opportunity to join a well-established and successful school.
  • Being part of a team of experienced and committed professionals who work together to provide the best possible education for the children.
  • Support for your ongoing professional development
  • A supportive school environment where the best people will flourish and grow
  • An opportunity to build on the very strong foundations currently in place

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 Cambridge Road Community Primary and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
249 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0151 355 1735

Arranging a visit to Cambridge Road Community Primary and Nursery School

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

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