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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    6 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Pay Range - Point L15 - L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

Monkwick Infant and Nursery School is a thriving and happy environment where we work hard to support every child. We believe that our children learn best when home and school work together. We endeavour to provide an environment which is nurturing and friendly, where we work together to develop curiosity and a life-long love for learning.

The school has a very strong and established team of dedicated professionals who are committed to developing their own development to progress the outcomes for all children. Staff support each other and continually reflect on, and grow their practice. It is a school where learning happens for everyone.

We offer a highly inclusive environment in which every child and family from the nursery through to the end of key stage one are at the heart of what we do. The school is central to the community it serves.

The Role

We are looking for a dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic Headteacher who is committed to achieving the highest possible standards and who will continue to lead in line with the Trust's and school's vision, mission and values.

Working closely with Trust leaders, Local Governing Committee (LGC), senior leadership team and school staff, you will provide overall strategic leadership for the school, with responsibility for the internal organisation, management and control of the school.

This is a wonderful opportunity to lead a school for whom a positive and caring culture and ethos is well established.

Monkwick Infant and Nursery is a school where we believe that for all children ‘every interaction counts’.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing overall strategic leadership and, with others, lead, develop and support the strategic direction, vision, values and priorities of the school
  • Leading and managing teaching and learning throughout the school, including ensuring, save in exceptional circumstances, that a teacher is assigned in the school timetable to every class or group of pupils
  • Promoting the safety and well-being of pupils and staff
  • Overall responsibility and accountability for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils within the school
  • Leading, managing and developing the staff, including appraising and managing performance
  • Collaborating and working with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school including other Sigma Trust colleagues and relevant external agencies and bodies

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

What the school offers its staff

Why work for The Sigma Trust, Monkwick Infant School?

We can offer you:

  • A Competitive Salary
  • Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

Employee benefits include:

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Free membership to Perkbox
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership at selected local gyms

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 Monkwick Infant and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
202 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 7
Phone number
01255 750913

School location

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