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  • Start date details

    Easter 2024

  • Closing date

    26 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    29 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time post

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £61,042 and £72,483 subject to the September 2023 pay award

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our new headteacher will:

  • Have recent experience as a Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher or Assistant Headteacher in a Primary School.
  • Be an accomplished strategic leader, able to motivate and inspire our children, staff and community.
  • Have a commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children.
  • Have a good working knowledge and track record in all 3 stages of Primary education (EYFS, KS1 and KS2).
  • Have recent classroom experience and SEN experience.
  • Have an understanding of the dynamics of running an academy school.
  • Have experience of raising educational standards.
  • Be able to forge effective relationships with parents/carers, Board of Governors, the Local Authority, and the local community.

  • Have the energy and vision to develop the school’s academic achievements.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • An inclusive, progressive school within a close community, and a track record of strong academic success.
  • A high standard of teaching and learning, supplemented by a variety of extra-curricular and enrichment opportunities.
  • A dedicated, committed, and caring team of practitioners.
  • A happy, friendly, and hardworking group of children who are proud of their school.
  • An engaged, supportive, and proactive Board of Governors, parent body and vibrant PTA.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment.

Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service

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About Worth Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
213 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Worth Primary School is a Single Academy Trust based within the thriving town of Poynton in East Cheshire. A single form entry school providing primary education for pupils from the ages of 4-11 years and currently has 205 pupils on roll.

The school is popular and well-regarded in the local community. It recently celebrated its 60th birthday. We are proud of our history and excited about our future.

We are a warm and friendly school dedicated to creating a safe, stimulating and happy learning environment for all of our children to thrive. Our child centred approach to teaching and learning prioritises individual needs and develops children who have a real love of learning and a strong foundation for their future. Great importance and emphasis are placed on having a positive and respectful attitude in and out of the classroom. Worth values the views of everyone involved in the school and respects any constructive feedback from the staff, governors, parents and, most importantly, the pupils.

Arranging a visit to Worth Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email schoolgovernanceeast@cheshireeast.gov.uk.

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