12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    5 November 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    12 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Key stages
KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L8 - L14 – Group 1 School

Job summary

Permanent/Full Time

Salary Range: L8-L4 – Group 1 School
NOR: 96
Required for: January 2022 or ASAP

The Governing Body of Friday Bridge Primary School seek to appoint an experienced leader who is an inspirational educator, someone who shares our values and ethos and who will build on what we cherish and do today, whilst challenge, help shape and lead us into the future.

The successful candidate will share our passion and care for the school, the children, the staff, and the community. Someone that is a motivated individual with a passion for learning, who can demonstrate excellence and enthusiasm within their practice and uphold our vision to encourage all children to Aspire, Believe, Succeed and Excel.

Friday Bridge Primary School is situated in a village location in rural Fenland, 4 miles from Wisbech, and is a Cambridgeshire County Council maintained school, with an experienced Governing Body.

If you are a successful, experienced leader with a proven track record looking for your next step or an existing Headteacher ready for new challenge we would be delighted to hear from you. We warmly encourage you to visit our school so that you can experience for yourself the positive learning atmosphere that our pupils and staff excel within.

Our school offers the successful candidate:

• a welcoming, safe, happy learning environment
• where everyone is respected and listened to.
• a school where we take pride in ourselves and our achievements, enabling children to
become confident and successful learners.
• we recognise the value of everyone and provide a wealth of opportunities for children to
realise their potential.
• An environment that they can work in partnership with pupils, governors, the local and
wider community to encourage children to strive for excellence and aim high, laying the
foundations for life-long learning.

Please visit our website www.fridaybridge.cambs.sch.uk for further information about our lovely school.

The Headteacher Application Pack can be downloaded from our website or by emailing rmetters@fridaybridge.cambs.sch.uk

Friday Bridge Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

The offer of employment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including the right to work in the UK, ISA registration, Disclosure and Barring Service, medical checks and two satisfactory references.

We are an equal opportunities organisation which welcomes applications from all sections of the community, please note that we do not accept CV’s.

Closing date for applications: 9.00 am 5 November 2021
Interviews: 16 and 17 November 2021

Applying for the job

Please complete the Headteachers Application Form and return with a letter of application, no longer than 2 pages long and send to rmetters@fridaybridge.cambs.sch.uk

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
School size
96 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

About Friday Bridge Community Primary School

Friday Bridge Community Primary School is a Cambridgeshire Local Authority maintained primary school, situated in a village location in the heart of the Fens, close to Wisbech, Peterborough and Cambridge.

Currently there are 96 pupils on roll and the schools information can be reviewed at Get Information About Schools


Further information about the school can be viewed on the school website:


Arranging a visit to Friday Bridge Community Primary School

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please telephone the school office, 01945 860220 and ask to speak to our existing headteacher Mrs Sophie Foston, who will arrange a Covid compliant visit to the school.

School location

Maltmas Drove, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE14 0HW

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