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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for


has a passion for teaching and learning;

sets high expectations for all;

is a strategic, inspiring and dynamic leader with a clear vision for future progress;

is confident in implementing the Ofsted framework;

will inspire, motivate, and support the children staff, parents and wider community;

is highly committed to helping all children to achieve success and strive for their own high aspirations;

has a clear understanding of educational excellence, how to achieve it and the ability to make it happen;

has strong inter personal and communication skills to collaborate with and lead a vibrant team;

demonstrates strong analytical and organisational skills to continue to build a school of excellence and opportunity;

has a good sense of humour.

What the school offers its staff


  • a welcoming and diverse community with exciting challenges
  • responsive children who have an appetite for learning and who are happy confident and have real pride in their school and their own achievements
  • highly professional staff who are enthusiastic, innovative and dedicated to a shared vision to be the school of choice in the community
  • an environment in which all individuals are valued
  • an active and supportive Governing Body which is committed to working with the Headteacher to continue the strategic development of the school, whilst acknowledging the significant pressure under which Headteachers operate.

Further details about the role

School: Christ Church C of E Primary School , Clifton, Bristol

Start Date: September 2024

Salary: L14-24 (starting salary depending on experience and qualifications)

Contract: Full Time and Permanent

Job Expires: Sunday 14th April, 12 midnight (closing date)

NQTs Considered: No

After successfully leading our school for 11 years, our current Headteacher is moving on and we are seeking to appoint a leader who is able to build on the achievements of the school as it progresses on the next exciting phase of its development . Are you the person for the job?

Our Deputy Headteacher is also re-locating for September 2024 and there is an opportunity for the incoming Headteacher to be involved in the recruitment of the Deputy.

Pleaseview our website at www https :://christchurch.bristol.sch. uk/ for more information about the school, its achievements and the curriculum.

Itis essential that applicants use our application form. We cannot accept CVs.

Weactively encourage visits, to see the school in operation and meet our team Please arrange directly with the school office by calling 0117 3772830 preferred dates Monday 25th or Tuesday 26th March.

Closingdate: Sunday 14th April, 12 midnight.

Short listing:If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by telephone.

Interviews:Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd April 2024 Pleaseensure you are available for both dates.

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 Christ Church Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
320 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0117 3772830

Christ Church C of E Primary School is a Primary Academy situated in Clifton, Bristol. The school is 2 form of entry, SIAMS Outstanding and has an Ofsted rating of Good (March 2023) at the next graded inspection Ofsted stated that the school could be judged Outstanding.

Arranging a visit to Christ Church Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email becky.herbert@bristol-schools.uk.

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