Cringleford CE VA Primary School, Norwich, Norfolk

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
L18 - L24

Job summary

The Governors seek to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Headteacher following early notification that our current Headteacher will be leaving at the end of this academic year after 10 successful years of headship. The new head will continue to lead our school and build on the long-standing strong foundations which already exist.

We are looking for an inspirational leader who is committed to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and inspiring the spirit and joy of learning. You will either be a current, serving Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher or someone with recent Headteacher experience who is looking for an exciting new challenge

Applying for the job

Please complete the online Norfolk County Council application form at:


Only applications submitted on the specified application form will be considered.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 21st January 2021
Shortlisting date: Monday 25th January 2021
Interview dates: Thursday 4th and Friday 5th February 2021

Cringleford CE VA Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks, including providing evidence of your right to work in the UK, evidence of your “Qualified Teacher Status” and satisfactory references.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England
Education phase
School size
441 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01603 454946

About Cringleford CE VA Primary School

Cringleford CE VA Primary School is a school built on Christian values and our motto, ‘Respect, Believe, Achieve,’ underpins everything that we do. You would be expected to uphold these principles and use them to create an inclusive working environment in which all are valued and able to contribute ideas and opinions.

Our school is popular and has a very good local reputation. It has been rated outstanding by both Ofsted and SIAMS (spring 2017). We have a committed staff who are willing to go above and beyond, children who are kind and polite and who love to learn, parents who are very supportive and a Governing Board who will be very helpful and encouraging.

Arranging a visit to Cringleford CE VA Primary School

Visits to the School are positively encouraged to allow candidates to appreciate the potential presented by this opportunity. Despite the current situation, the school is operating as normally as possible. Visitors will be expected to comply with current COVID safely guidance.

Please contact the school office on 01603 454946 or e-mail office@cringleford.norfolk.sch.uk to arrange a visit in the first instance.

School location

Dragonfly Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7JR

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