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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    1 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 May 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: Full time

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

You will be pivotal in leading and developing our talented, diverse team of professionals to deliver our Trust's vision of “Outstanding Outcomes for All.”

Charlton Wood is a brand new two-form entry primary school opened under the current Headteacher in 2019, from September 2023 it will have Reception to Year 5 and full from 2024/5. The school is situated in the heart of the new and growing community of Charlton Hayes in North Bristol and plays an active role in the life of the local community. With the promotion of our current headteacher we wish to appoint a passionate and dedicated Headteacher capable of delivering educational excellence. Our vision will be an experienced leader offering an engaging and forward-thinking approach who will lead by example and focus on supporting and developing the team on a trajectory of continuous improvement. As Headteacher you will demonstrate a keen appreciation and understanding of the unique character of the school and its community and be passionate in supporting families to ensure our children meet their full potential. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious leader to build on the successes the school has already achieved for the benefit of all pupils, staff and parents. We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an excellent communicator; able to inspire those around them to achieve their best
  • Able to reach out to the community forging positive relationships with all stakeholders and willing to participate fully in the life of the school and wider community
  • Lives the school’s values of Respect, Understanding, Perseverance and Pride
  • Is committed to promoting the mental health and wellbeing of all children and staff
  • Is flexible, resilient and capable of managing a wide range of responsibilities working collaboratively with staff across the school and Trust

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Our commitment to be the ‘Employer of Choice’ and to fully support your professional development
  • Confident, kind and enthusiastic children with a love for learning and a sense of fun
  • A team of experienced, committed and welcoming staff
  • Support from a forward-thinking, committed governing body
  • A small locally based Trust that works collaboratively to achieve the best we can for our children, staff and families

Further details about the role

Tours of the school are encouraged, please contact the school office to arrange a visit.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Abi Martin (abigail.martin@endeavouracademytrust.org.uk) who can arrange for a conversation with Chris Seaton, our Interim CEO or Neil Lankester, the current Headteacher

Key Dates:

Midday 1st June 2023 - Deadline for applications

2nd June 2023 - Shortlisting

7th June 2023 - Information Gathering Day

12th and 13th June 2023 - Assessments and Interview

Commitment to safeguarding

Charlton Wood Primary Academy is part of the Endeavour Academy Trust, which 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. You can find our Child Protection Policy on the trust's website: http://www.endeavouracademytrust.org.uk We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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About Charlton Wood Primary Academy

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
270 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to Charlton Wood Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bmt@endeavouracademytrust.org.uk.

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