Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a leader who:
  • Has the vision, integrity and ability to lead, inspire and motivate others to a higher level.
  • Values the benefits of collaborative working as part of a multi academy trust.
  • Has excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills with both children and adults.
  • Has a proven track record of leadership at a senior level.
  • Will value and work with key stakeholders and the wider community
  • Has the very highest expectations for every one of our pupils.
  • Has a broad range of teaching experience.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A caring and extremely popular school with a strong inclusive ethos placing children and people at the heart of everything that we do.
  • A supportive and dynamic senior leadership team.
  • An effective and committed team of staff.
  • A school with a wide range of facilities and resources.
  • Happy, enthusiastic, well behaved and friendly pupils who are engaged and very motivated to learn.
  • A highly effective Local Advisory Board.
  • A well-established centralised and supportive MAT team to strategically support the development of resources, buildings and financial capacity.
  • Parents who value our school and the provision we offer.
  • High quality professional development and leadership opportunities.

Further details about the role

Applicants will only be considered if they have visited the school as part of the application process. This must be booked via Mrs K. Taylor 01782 973810

Further details about the role can be found in the Application Pack on

Commitment to safeguarding

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions as part of the recruitment process. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record and other relevant safeguarding information that may make them unsuitable to work with children. It is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
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About Knypersley First School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 9
Education phase
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School size
286 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 9
Phone number
01782 973810

School Structure (60 PAN) Foundation Stage • Nursery (48 PAN) 3 intakes per year • Reception – 2 x full time classes Key Stage One • 2x Year 1 classes • 2x Year 2 classes Key Stage Two • 2 x Year 3 classes • 2x Year 4 classes Current numbers of PP- 53 pupils Current numbers of SEN-17 pupils including 4 with EHCP’s All classes have full time TA support

Arranging a visit to Knypersley First School

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School location

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