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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£71,729 - £83,081

Pay scale

L18 - L24

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and innovative Headteacher who will lead the school on its journey of improvement. We are in search of an enthusiastic and talented leaders who will embrace our school vision, and have a sensitive and dedicated approach to an inclusive education for all.

The successful candidate will be someone who understands the school’s current strengths, who values distributed leadership, and has the skills and experience to deliver continued improvements. The successful candidate will also be a natural collaborator and be able to uphold the school's own unique identity whilst operating within a strategic partnership to improve quality, share best practice and operate effectively.

‍Do you have:

  • Proven senior leadership experience
  • Excellent knowledge of the primary curriculum
  • Evidenced impactful leadership
  • Vision and energy to inspire the whole school community
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to teamwork and developing colleagues
  • The ability to adapt to an ever-changing educational landscape

What the school offers its staff

  • Friendly, welcoming academies with a strong Christian ethos
  • Mentorship and support from an experienced Executive Leadership Team, and the opportunity to work with an active and engaged Governing Body
  • Enthusiastic, well-motivated colleagues
  • A firm commitment to your continuing professional development, including opportunities to collaborate and contribute within the trust and the broader education system.
  • A 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme providing support and counselling for home-life and work-related issues, financial and legal support, specialist information and support for managers
  • Free onsite parking
  • Membership of a pension scheme
  • Access to cycle to work scheme, promoting a healthy and eco-friendly commute
  • Retail discounts and offers at high street and online retailers, discounted gym memberships and more through our employee benefits portal

Commitment to safeguarding

Manston St James Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share and embody this commitment. As part of the application process safeguarding checks will be undertaken. All roles in our school will involve contact with children/young people and Manston St James expects all staff and volunteers to prioritise safeguarding and behave in accordance and promote our vision of everything we do being "Rooted and Grounded in Love"

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About Manston St James Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
383 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address

Manston St. James CofE Primary Academy is a two-form entry primary school located in East Leeds. Founded over 150 years ago, the school became an academy in 2012, joined Abbey Multi Academy Trust in 2017, and has strong links within the local community.

We are proud to be a positive, vibrant and purposeful primary school, where we are passionate about ensuring that all our young people are successful, happy and well prepared for life beyond primary school. We take our partnership with parents very seriously and we work with them to achieve the best possible outcomes for their children.

From Reception through to Year 6, we provide our children with a curriculum that develops a love of learning and activates their enquiring minds. We fully support the children being involved in the design of their learning journey and favour an enquiry based, creative curriculum underpinned with basic skills. Each half term the curriculum is delivered through a literature focus, be topic-based or through a current topical issue. We expect there to be lively and engaging learning experiences for all the children with visitors and first-hand experiences to help bring the curriculum to life.

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