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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership L14 – L20 (starting salary dependent on skills and experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to recruit an outstanding leader with proven leadership expertise and a track record of school improvement to become the Headteacher of Neroche Primary School from September 2024. We are looking for an individual who has a strong knowledge of curriculum, who has experience in safeguarding and who can demonstrate excellent achievement and progress for all children across the Primary and Early Years key stages.

You will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the school in respect of all areas relating to quality of education, behaviours and attitudes and personal development, as well as being the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) for the school.

This post comes at a crucial point in the timeline for Neroche and we are looking for an individual who can build on the strong foundations the team have put in place and take the school forwards on the next phase of its journey.

You will be joining an ambitious and hardworking team of staff who offer incredible support, both in an academic and a pastoral sense, and are relentless in their drive to make a genuine difference to and lasting impact on our young people, families and the wider community.

You will also join our team of fantastic primary and secondary Headteachers leading our other Trust schools and have a unique opportunity to help shape the future of education in Somerset and Devon.

What the school offers its staff

What you can expect from us:

  • Eligibility to join excellent pension scheme.
  • Access to a range of continuous professional development opportunities.
  • Trust wide charity events designed to encourage our people to participate in meaningful activities.
  • Access to a range of wellbeing provisions, including counselling, cognitive behaviour therapy, physical fitness support and specific health related interventions.
  • Flexible working opportunities.
  • Enhanced pay for parents who take time off due to maternity, adoption or paternity leave.
  • Free car parking.
  • On site catering facilities, all of which provide healthy and nutritious meals at a low cost.
  • Gym membership. Many of our schools have on-site gyms, the use of which is available to employees at a discounted rate.
  • Cycle to work scheme which enables employees to purchase a bike and accessories for their commute to work.
  • Free tea and coffee.

Further details about the role

CVs are not accepted, please complete the application form in full. If you can meet the requirements of this role, we would love to hear from you.

To book a visit, please contact Tina Coles at tcoles@holyrood.bep.ac.

For a telephone conversation with myself about the position, please email rhealey@bep.ac with your contact details.

All applications should be made by completing the online application form via E-teach available at www.bep.ac/vacancies and include evidence of how you meet the person specification for the role. For full details of the role, please see the job description and person specification.

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 10th March 2024

Interviews: 18th and 19th March 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

Neroche Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

As part of our due diligence process when shortlisting, we may carry out an online search of publicly available material to identify any incidents or issues which we might want to explore with the applicant at interview.

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About Neroche Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
237 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

We are a village school with a big heart.

Neroche Primary School is truly an exceptional place of learning. Our dedicated and hardworking staff provide each pupil with the highest standard of education, high academic and behavioural expectations and a solid foundation so that they can 'Live and Learn for Life'.

Neroche is set in the pretty village of Broadway, near Ilminster. It is a single form entry school with one class for each year group. We haev 210 pupils from Reception to Year 6 as well as over 40 children on role in our preschool setting.

Arranging a visit to Neroche Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email tcoles@holyrood.bep.ac.

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