Seabridge Primary School, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 3PJ

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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    10 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L20 – L24

HEADTEACHER job summary

The Shaw Education Trust is delighted to invite applications for the post of Headteacher at Seabridge Primary School.

We are seeking an inspirational, forward-thinking and ambitious individual who, working in conjunction with Trust colleagues, has the skills and experience to lead our incredible school.

This post represents a real opportunity for a proven leader to impact on children’s life chances and transform their futures. We will provide the opportunity to be creative and ground-breaking. We intend to give rise to something exceptional as a multi-academy trust, and Seabridge Primary School is at the heart of our ambition. Seabridge Primary School is a unique, creative and inspiring school which energises learning and encourages children to develop and enquiring mind, a desire for knowledge, high personal expectations and understanding and respect for others.

The Shaw Education Trust is a large family and consists of 27 Academies and 1 Independent Specialist College. Our schools cover all phases and all sectors, we are proud to be inclusive, having ambition for each and every one of our 11,000 learners. We are an innovative, aspirational and motivated Trust, determined to affect positive outcomes for our communities. We have a SCITT and an Institute of Education within our partnership and these provide outstanding career development pathways for teaching and support colleagues. Our apprenticeship model is dynamic, fast paced and stage appropriate. Exceptional, high quality professional learning lies at the heart of our approach: we regard it as a right, not a lottery. Our academies are great places to work, our teams buzz with creativity, and focus on excellence by all and for all.

The ideal applicant will have experience in primary school leadership, can lead, motivate, and inspire others, has a clear and focussed vision for sustained improvement and will deliver on the school’s vision of working alongside and in partnership with our parents and the wider community to ensuring the students are safe and happy and achieve their full potential.

If you are excited by this role and believe you have the values, vision, and expertise to lead the school to excellence, then we want to hear from you.

We welcome conversations about the role and visits to our school. Please contact the recruitment manager, Natalie Turner on 07853 236 662 or via email Natalie.Turner@shaw-education.org.uk who will arrange for a confidential informal conversation, a visit to the school or discuss making an application for the role.

Please see the job description and person specification for full details.

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About Seabridge Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
401 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

We are very proud of our happy and safe school where we aim to ensure we serve our local community well by providing an education of the highest quality. With our motto ‘Working together to be the best we can’ we place a strong emphasis on ensuring every child is supported and challenged so that they can realise their full potential and flourish within a caring, stimulating and purposeful atmosphere. Children lie at the heart of everything we do and every decision within the school is made by firstly considering what is in the best interest of our children.

Seabridge Primary School is a unique and creative environment. We believe that our school is an inspiring place which energises learning and encourages children to develop an enquiring mind, a desire for knowledge, high personal expectations and understanding and respect for others. We recognise that strong self esteem is essential in enabling our children to lead happy and successful futures and we aim to ensure that our pupils leave us as caring, happy, confident and adaptable young people, equipped with good academic skills, an enthusiasm and passion to continue developing their learning and good social skills.

We believe we have a unique combination of features here at Seabridge Primary School which makes it a wonderful place to educate children, where all members of the community work in partnership to achieve the very best for every child. At Seabridge children feel valued and parents are welcomed as partners in their child’s education. The most effective education is achieved when teachers and parents work together in a genuine partnership which results in all children being proud of their work, personal achievements and their own school.

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