2 days remaining to apply

  • Earliest start date

    1 September 2024

  • Latest start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£63,430 to £73,509

Pay scale

L13 to L19

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our school is a Church of England, Voluntary Aided Primary School which has been educating the children of Ripon for over 200 years. We are committed to our Christian vision for all members of our school community to be: aspiring to be the best that they can be, flourishing in all aspects of their development and loving themselves and others as children of God. The school enjoys an enviable reputation as a caring and inclusive place to learn, catering for a wide range of needs and abilities.

Our ideal candidates will:

- Confidently articulate, promote and enhance the distinctive Christian vision and values of the school.

- Lead by example and demonstrate an uncompromising and relentless drive for school improvement.

- Inspire, influence and empower others to secure excellence in teaching through rich learning opportunities.

- Be ambitious for all pupils; overcoming disadvantage and advancing equality.

- Focus on pupil well-being, demonstrating positive attitudes and high expectations of behaviour.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

- An effective Senior Leadership Team.

- A supportive Governing Body.

- An excellent and committed staff who go the extra mile.

- Engaged, happy children who demonstrate ‘outstanding’ behaviours for learning.

- A positive, innovative culture.

- A modern, well-resourced and well-maintained school building.

- Strong mutually beneficial partnerships

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

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@riponcathedral.n-yorks.sch.uk

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About Ripon Cathedral 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
205 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Ripon Cathedral School is a very popular school with excellent modern facilities and a strong church school ethos and vision. At our SIAMS inspection in 2022 the school was graded as ‘Excellent’ in all areas. In February 2020, our Ofsted Section 8 inspection continued our ‘Good’ judgement.

Arranging a visit to Ripon Cathedral Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@riponcathedral.n-yorks.sch.uk.

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