Headteacher for a Primary School

St Helena's Church of England Primary School, Willoughby, Alford, Lincolnshire, LN13 9NH

33 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    16 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



L6-L12 £47,735-£55,358

Headteacher for a Primary School job summary

Due to the retirement of our current, long serving Headteacher, a new and exciting opportunity has arisen at our school. The Governing Body is now seeking to recruit an aspirational leader who will continue to build on the success, strengths and values of our school.

We are looking to appoint a Headteacher who:

  • Has proven experience of successful leadership and collaboration, is loyal and honest, as well as having strong personal and work ethics and morals.
  • Has commitment to uphold and promote the school’s Christian ethos and a positive approach to working with the church community.
  • Is kind, compassionate and nurturing and so will maintain a school environment where children flourish emotionally, socially and academically.
  • Has an understanding of the current Ofsted and SIAMS inspections frameworks to drive performance.
  • Has the ability and ambition to continue to raise standards throughout the school, enabling every child and colleague to reach their full potential.
  • Has excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build on strong working relationships within school, with partners and the wider community.

§ Is a person who has vision and is committed to the children of our school.

We can offer you:

§ Leadership of our passionate team of fully dedicated colleagues.

§ A creative environment that supports and enhances our vision and inclusive ethos.

§ Commitment to your professional development and wellbeing.

§ Children who are polite, well behaved and enthusiastic with very supportive parents.

§ Exciting opportunities that St Helena’s C of E Primary School promises.

§ A welcoming, dedicated, supportive governing body.

Applying for the job

Go to www.st-helenascofe.lincs.sch.uk for an application pack or telephone 01507 462367 and speak to Mrs Linda Storr. Completed applications should be emailed to linda.storr@st-helenascofe.lincs.sch.uk

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Supporting documents

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About St Helena's Church of England Primary School, Willoughby

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
125 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01507 462367

Our school is a rural village school attracting children from up to 15 miles away. We have 7 classes in the morning and 6 in the afternoon plus our Little Explorers’ Nursery. Our grounds include 2 playgrounds, Multi Use Games Area and an orchard. Parents are welcomed to school performances, art exhibitions, Sports Day and services in the Church. The Nursery and Reception class have their own well equipped outside play areas. In 2013 we built our own kitchen which provides hot, healthy and nutritious lunches for our pupils in our school hall.

We have an active School Association which provides a range of additional opportunities for the children such as Breakfast with Santa, Breakfast with a Lincoln City Football Player, Film Nights and School Fayres. The funds they raise help to finance books, theatre visits, help parent costs towards the residential and equipment for the school.

For more information please take a look at our website : www.st-helenascofe.lincs.sch.uk where you will find plenty of information

Arranging a visit to St Helena's Church of England Primary School, Willoughby

Please telephone school during term time to arrange a visit - 01507 462367

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