35 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    May 2024 or September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 January 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 - 21

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • is innovative, inspirational, and able to motivate our staff and children ensuring they feel valued and supported.
  • is able to bring out the best in every pupil, with excellent behaviour management skills
  • can shape the future direction of the school, with ambition, drive and creativity, with the ability to articulate a clear vision.
  • puts safety and well-being of pupils and staff at the forefront of all actions and decisions
  • is a capable and confident communicator
  • brings proven leadership, interpersonal and management skills.
  • has a pragmatic focus on how to use our resources effectively.
  • understands that school improvement is a constant need and has a strong record of improvement and evidence of impact
  • develops staff with coaching, support, and empowerment
  • can continue to build on strong relationships with our parents, local schools and the wider community

What the school offers its staff

  • develop professionally and personally, with full support for your continuing professional development
  • lead a school with a positive and nurturing ethos
  • further promote strong relationships between all stakeholders
  • further develop a stable, well-run school of a size that supports a welcoming and caring school ethos and that is well recognised in the local area
  • work alongside a creative and dedicated Senior Leadership Team
  • enhance the skills and expertise of an experienced, knowledgeable staff team who are committed and supportive
  • further enhance a rich and diverse curriculum to promote the development needs of each child
  • work with an experienced Governing Board, with a broad range of skills
  • manage excellent facilities that will provide the right setting for your aspirations and plans
  • work within a well-designed and well-equipped school building on a large site with varied play options
  • work within the unique and thriving city of Cambridge with its excellent cultural life, local amenities and transport links.

Applying for the job

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About Orchard Park Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
172 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01223 438200

Orchard Park Community Primary School is a small school situated on the northern boundary of the City of Cambridge in the growing Orchard Park development. We are fortunate to have a new beautifully designed school which is well equipped and surrounded by open play space. Our school was recently reaffirmed as 'Good' by Ofsted (March 2017) and is a unique and special place to work.

Arranging a visit to Orchard Park Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@orchardpark.cambs.sch.uk.

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