This job expired on 25 September 2023

  • Start date details

    Spring Term

  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 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/Term Time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an individual who can build on success, has a vision for teaching excellence, and understands how important the right curriculum is to inspire children to learn? If so, Ellesmere Primary is the school for you! We want our Headteacher to see and create opportunity, think differently, innovate and have kindness at heart for all children. Our mission is to equip every pupil with all the necessary skills for their onward journey, having loved their time at our school. Under the guidance of North West Academies Trust, Ellesmere Primary School has been rated good by Ofsted. We are on the road to outstanding and we want to keep making the improvements that will make this possible. Whether you are seeking your first Headship or looking for a new challenge, we’d be delighted to hear from you. 

Full list of responsibilities are below

What the school offers its staff

We off the support you need to do an excellent and rewarding job, working with schools where every child truly matters. A chance to develop professionally as part of a fabulous team committed to continuous school growth and ensuring the best possible outcomes for children. 

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 Ellesmere Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
359 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01691 622288

At Ellesmere Primary School
we inspire young people
to be ambitious, independent
learners, who are passionate
about the world around them.
Based in the Shropshire town of
Ellesmere, close to the Welsh border,
we have a strong sense of community
and work closely with our partners
to enable children to ‘be the change
they want to see in the world’. Key to
achieving this is ensuring we deliver
creative, stimulating learning, which
engages children of all backgrounds
and abilities, and inspires a thirst for
One of our top priorities is the welfare
of every individual within our school.
We teach our children ways to
promote and support their own and
others’ wellbeing. We encourage
everyone to celebrate difference and
challenge inequalities. We believe
that ensuring our pupils feel happy,
respected and valued, provides the
foundations for successful learning.
As a school, we operate within a
specific set of ‘Ellesmere Values’;
Respect, Responsibility, Kindness,
Teamwork, Creativity and Community.
Since joining North West Academies
Trust in 2016, our learning
environment has greatly improved,
following a £3.5m investment in
facilities improvements. This includes
improvements to the layout of the
school, better energy efficiency and
new purpose-built classrooms

Arranging a visit to Ellesmere Primary School

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

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