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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 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

Permanent

Pay scale

L8-L14

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an inspirational leader who can:

  • Deliver rapid progress and attainment for all pupils
  • Show high expectations of what can be achieved and believe all children can be successful
  • Demonstrate excellent management, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ensure that children’s education and well-being remain at the centre of all of our endeavours
  • Display the ability to work collaboratively and as part of a senior leadership team
  • Ensure that children’s education and well-being remain at the centre of our school
  • Commitment to lead and develop the inclusive Christian ethos of our school

What the school offers its staff

In return for your commitment and drive, we can offer you:

  • Support, challenge, and opportunities to share good practice with other Headteachers in the MAT
  • Highly motivated and committed staff
  • A supportive and challenging governing body
  • Financial stability
  • Engaged parents
  • An attractive working environment
  • Staff well-being and health services
  • Regular professional coaching and opportunities for CPD

Further details about the role

Headteacher

Rattlesden CE Primary Academy

School Road, Rattlesden, Suffolk, IP30 0SE

Salary: £56,092 - £65,010

Required from September 2024

The Governors and Trustees invite applications for the post of Headteacher for our attractive village school, which boasts an idyllic location in the Suffolk countryside, close to Bury St Edmunds, but with very easy access to the A14. There are currently 125 pupils on our roll from Reception to Year 6.

Our new Headteacher will need to demonstrate a proven commitment to the highest quality of teaching and learning, strong leadership and communication skills, as well as experience at a senior level. Enthusiasm for learning, a willingness to challenge and be challenged, and aspirational goals for excellent pupil outcomes are essential.

In particular, the governors are seeking an inspirational leader who can:

  • Deliver rapid progress and attainment for all pupils
  • Show high expectations of what can be achieved and believe all children can be successful
  • Demonstrate excellent management, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ensure that children’s education and well-being remain at the centre of all of our endeavours
  • Display the ability to work collaboratively and as part of a senior leadership team
  • Ensure that children’s education and well-being remain at the centre of our school
  • Commitment to lead and develop the inclusive Christian ethos of our school

Our most recent OFSTED inspection (October 2018) confirmed that our school continues to be “Good”. The governors and Trustees are determined to build on the progress made over recent years and aspire to achieve even more for all pupils so that they achieve their full potential in every aspect of school life and beyond.

In return for your commitment and drive, we can offer you:

  • Support, challenge, and opportunities to share good practice with other Headteachers in the MAT
  • Highly motivated and committed staff
  • A supportive and challenging governing body
  • Financial stability
  • Engaged parents
  • An attractive working environment
  • Staff well-being and health services
  • Regular professional coaching and opportunities for CPD

Visits to our school are strongly encouraged. Please contact the school office via email admin@rattlesdenprimaryschool.co.uk to arrange a suitable date. Please note that this post may involve some teaching to cover staff absence and/or PPA cover, in addition to any teaching you would wish to offer to support excellence in the school. To arrange an informal discussion, please contact the trust’s CEO, Phil Mackay, via email – ceo@thedwastreeducationtrust.org.uk

To find out more about our school, please visit our website: https://www.rattlesdenprimaryschool.co.uk/

For an application pack, please contact Headteacher Recruitment at admin@rattlesdenprimaryschool.co.uk

Closing date: Midday Monday 4th March

Interview dates: 14th / 15th March

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)
medical
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 Rattlesden Church of England Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
120 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01449736335

Arranging a visit to Rattlesden Church of England Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@rattlesdenprimaryschool.co.uk.

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