9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Dictated by successful candidate's notice period

  • Closing date

    4 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L12 - L18

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Board welcomes applications from those who have previously applied.

The Governors of Reepham C of E Primary School in Lincolnshire are seeking to recruit a new Headteacher. We are a Voluntary Controlled Church of England Primary School situated approximately 4 miles from Lincoln City centre. We are a popular and successful, one form entry, primary school which serves families from the local village and beyond. Pupils start their educational journey with us in Reception and move through the school until they leave us in Year 6 with results which are consistently higher than national comparisons.

The school has happy pupils who are eager to learn, they show good behaviour and play an important part in school decisions. The staff team are talented, dedicated and provide a highly effective education for our pupils. The Governing Board are supportive and knowledgeable, they welcome applications from those with a passion for education and school improvement.

We have a loyal, talented and committed team of professionals ready to be led by a Headteacher with a passion for teaching and learning who can further add value to our school.

The Headteacher will:

  • demonstrate a passion for education;
  • build a culture of continuous learning and development throughout the school community;
  • maintain and develop the school's Church School ethos;
  • have successful experience in senior leadership.

For full information please download our headteacher recruitment pack, this is available on our school website along with the application form:


We are seeking a candidate who is:

  • Kind, caring, and able to support our School Christian ethos and values
  • An inspirational leader able to build on our schools’ current success
  • Able to nurture and develop our staff
  • Committed to professional development for self and others
  • An excellent leader with high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • Able to believe in providing for the whole child and in supporting our families and community
  • Consistently fair, able to listen and to be approachable
  • Able to develop resilience in our staff and school
  • Willing to take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils at the school

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

• A happy and supportive working environment

• Incredibly talented and dedicated staff

• Pupils who are well behaved, enthusiastic, and keen to learn

• A passionate and supportive governing body

• An inclusive learning environment to meet our children’s learning needs

• A great foundation for continued success and an exciting future

Further details about the role

If you are looking for the next step in your career, then we would love to meet you.

We are offering tours for perspective candidates. Contact the school to book a place on one of the following tours:

Friday 21st June 9.15am, 11am or 1.30pm

Thursday 27th June 2pm or 4pm

Telephone: 01522 750601

Email: school@reepham.lincs.sch.uk

CLOSING DATE: Thursday 4th July at midday

SHORTLISTING: Monday 8th July

INTERVIEWS: Tuesday 16th July

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, a DBS check with children’s barred list and satisfactory references.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Reepham Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
197 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01522 750601

Arranging a visit to Reepham Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email school@reepham.lincs.sch.uk.

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