47 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 June 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    6 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

The Duchy Academy Trust has a unique opportunity for an outstanding, inspirational and dynamic leader to join our Trust. We are seeking to appoint a headteacher at Callington Primary School and a Chief Executive Officer for the Trust.

As Headteacher at Callington Primary School you will provide professional leadership and management for the school. This will promote a secure foundation from which to achieve high standards in all areas of the schools work.

As Chief Executive Officer you will have overall responsibility for strategic leadership and the wider success of the Trust. You will lead the Trust leadership team; taking responsibility for ensuring high standards are achieved by all academies across the Trust. School improvement will be rooted in ensuring benefit to all learners (whatever their starting point) and include both their outcomes and experience. You will be driven to ensure that through working together, outcomes for every single pupil are extraordinary. As the Accounting Officer for the Trust you will ensure there are rigorous systems and processes in place to robustly manage resources across the Trust and to secure the financial health and sustainability of each school working to the standards set out in the Academies Financial Handbook.

About us
The Duchy Academy Trust was formed in 2014 when three schools, Callington, Boyton and Lewannick Primaries came together in a shared vision of ensuring we provide an environment that prepares children to be confident and happy citizens. We pride ourselves on placing the children at the centre of everything we do, with the vision that they are able to access exceptional teaching which inspires them to persevere and be creative in every aspect of their academic and personal lives.
We are committed to safeguarding and the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and will be assessed against the Childcare Disqualification Regulations.

Applying for the job

Please go to The Duchy Academy Trust website for the recruitment pack and application form:


School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
388 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Callington Primary School

Primary School, 2 form entry 3 to 11 Year Olds

Arranging a visit to Callington Primary School

To arrange a visit during the summer term please contact the school office on 01579 386160

School location

24 Saltash Road, CALLINGTON, Cornwall, PL17 7EF

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