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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

The Governing Body of Over Primary School is looking for an experienced senior leader with a proven track record ready for the next step in their career, or an existing headteacher looking for a new challenge, to lead our school in the next exciting chapter of its journey for excellence.
The successful candidate will share our vision and care for our school, staff, children, parents and community. They will be passionate about nurturing every child and staff member to be the best they can be, within a happy, safe and creative learning environment, whilst demonstrating excellence and enthusiasm in all that they do.

We offer:
- committed, experienced and talented staff;
- a school with extensive grounds, which includes a remake of an Anglo-Saxon hut and a swimming pool;
- children who are motivated to learn;
- a supportive and committed Governing Board with a clear vision for our children;
- close communication links to Cambridge.

We are looking for someone who will:
- provide vision and ambition for the school;
- use the school’s resources to drive improvement and deliver success for all our pupils
- be an effective leader and manager of teaching and learning;
- motivate staff and children to achieve excellence;
- ensure positive behaviour for all and that the school operates within a safe environment.
- promote equality of opportunity, respect diversity and eliminate unlawful discrimination

Applying for the job

Please find a recruitment pack on our school website, linked below and/or contact our office for more details.

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
224 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01954 273332

About Over Primary School

Our school is in the village of Over and at the heart of our community. The village is 12 miles from Cambridge and a popular place to live. The school has a one form entry and a PAN of 30. There are currently 210 children on the school role; however, the village is currently expanding and so we expect the numbers to grow over the next few years.

Arranging a visit to Over Primary School

Please contact our school office.

School location

Long Furlong, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24 5PG

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