15 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    29 August 2023

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Head Teacher who:

  • Is either an experienced head teacher or someone seeking their first tenure.
  • Can ensure equality, safety, respect and a Christian ethos is central to the aims and ethos of the school.
  • Is passionate about teaching and learning – believing in the potential of every child and putting their well-being and development at the heart of every decision.
  • Understands the importance of an aspirational and challenging curriculum in improving outcomes for pupils.
  • Recognises the progress and achievements that the school has already made but is not afraid of being innovative and creative in developing a clear vision.
  • Has a strong commitment to the principles of inclusion, equality of opportunity & diversity.
  • Demonstrates care for the spiritual, moral, social & cultural development & wellbeing of pupils.
  • Is approachable and engaging.

What the school offers its staff

Our school can offer you:

  • A popular school with a fully subscribed intake due to its excellent reputation
  • A warm welcome from happy, polite, well-behaved pupils.
  • A loyal and hardworking team of staff.
  • A committed, proactive and supportive Governing Body.
  • A commitment to your professional development and personal well-being.
  • An Idyllic rural location with easy access to the M42
  • Incredibly low teacher turnover – testament to the success of the school.
  • A beautiful Grade 1 listed building at the heart of a vibrant multi-user building and site.
  • A very strong financial track record.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Online checks will be taken to determine their suitability to work with children and keep them safe. As this post is designated as a ‘regulated activity’ an enhanced DBS check with barred list check is essential. Sir John Moore CE Primary School also supports the Leicestershire County Council’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

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 office@sirjohnmoore.co.uk

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Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Sir John Moore 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
151 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Based in the picturesque village of Appleby Magna (near the borders of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire) Sir John Moore Primary is a Church Aided School, recognised by Ofsted as ‘Good’ in 2020 and led by a dynamic and visionary head-teacher. We are a safeguarding school.

Arranging a visit to Sir John Moore Church of England Primary School

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

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