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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: FTE 1.0

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£66,628 and £77,195

Pay scale

L15 - L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

In 2023 the Governing Body appointed resourceful and committed interim senior leadership who, in 12 months have taken St. Peter’s School from strength to strength, evidenced by our good SIAMS report (Sept 23), excellent data and an OFSTED result we will soon be pleased to report (Feb 24). We are now seeking to appoint a new inspirational headteacher, committed and able to lead our aspiring school into the next phase of development, passionate to give the best education and opportunities to our children.

Our new headteacher will be:

  • an outstanding leader with excellent people and communication skills.
  • ambitious for all our children, driving forward teaching and learning to enable all to reach their full potential.
  • a team player committed to working collaboratively with our able staff team.
  • committed to the wellbeing of all children, staff and the wider school community.
  • able to champion pupils’ successes, encouraging them all to be confident learners.

What the school offers its staff

  • Delightful, happy children who are proud of their school and all it has to offer them.
  • A hard working dedicated and highly skilled staff team who work together to secure the best outcomes for the children and their families.
  • A warm, friendly working environment - and an office with a fantastic view!
  • A knowledgeable Governing Board, committed to supporting the school effectively.

Further details about the role

We would positively encourage and welcome you to visit our wonderful school, so you can feel the caring family atmosphere and see for yourself what a special place it is. To arrange your visit, please contact Sarah Hall at St. Peter’s Church Office (0151 342 3471 or sarahhall@stpeters-heswall.wirral.sch.uk ) to agree a convenient date and time.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 11 April (12 noon)

Shortlisting: Tuesday 16th April

Interviews: Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th April 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

St. Peter’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an enhanced disclosure from the DBS. All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or disability.

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About Heswall St Peter's CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
328 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0151 342 3471

St. Peter’s is a very happy, inclusive school with enthusiastic children and a professional and dedicated team of staff. Our children, staff, parents and governors value the importance of a caring community that enables achievement for all. We believe in fostering a lifelong love of learning for everyone and seek to instil in the children of our school, an understanding of themselves as learners. We aim to encourage and inspire lifelong learning and help everyone to learn how to learn.

To find out more about our wonderful school, please open up our full Headteacher Information Pack to read more and view a special video created by our children.

Arranging a visit to Heswall St Peter's CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sarahhall@stpeters-heswall.wirral.sch.uk.

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