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  • Application deadline

    12 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L15-21 £59,581 - £69031

Job summary

St Barnabas C of E Primary School
Headteacher vacancy

Salary – L15-21 £59,581 - £69031
Location – Leicester
Job term – Permanent
Closing date for applications: Friday 12th November 2021 at midnight
Shortlisting: Tuesday 16th November at 15:00hrs
Interview date: Wednesday 1st December 2021

The governors, staff and pupils at St Barnabas CE Primary School are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, effective and committed headteacher who will sustain and build on the successes of our school. We are seeking to appoint an experienced leader to build on our strengths, to shape the school’s improvement and continuing to raise standards, reflecting the school’s Christian ethos.

Our new Headteacher should aspire for excellence. We want to appoint someone who will have a proven track record of whole school change and the ability to lead to outcomes the community expects and deserves within Senior Leadership.

The successful candidate will:
• Have high expectations of pupil’s achievement and behaviors
• Be a leader who can demonstrate accelerating pupil progress across the school
• Be highly motivated and committed to working in partnership with staff and governors in taking the school forward.
• Be able to articulate the Christian vision that impacts positively upon standards of achievement, the distinctively Christian character of the school and the wellbeing of the whole school community.
• Demonstrate their commitment to engaging fully with parents/carers and the wider community.

We can offer:
• Pupils with good attitudes to learning
• A highly committed staff with a strong leadership team
• Well-developed systems and programmes to support disadvantaged children
• A supportive governing body and Diocese
• A commitment to your professional development
• A positive and constructive school alliance that supports school improvement

Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS and two references, at least one from your current employer.

You can find further information about our school on our website and at If you would like to arrange a visit, please contact Jason Gregory, the Chair of Governors at

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
336 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About St Barnabas CofE Primary School

We serve an incredibly diverse community in Leicester, with a wide range of cultures represented within our community. The person we are looking for will be fully committed to motivate and inspire others, promoting an understanding of other faiths and cultures whilst maintaining and developing the Christian vision and values of the school as well as. Our new Headteacher will also build on the excellent links we have with St Mary & St Barnabas Parish.

Our vision is for all children and adults to flourish at St Barnabas This is based on John 10v10, when Jesus said, “I have come that they may have life, and have life in all its fullness.” We aim to be a community where all are encouraged and enabled to aspire and achieve to their full potential; where strength of character is shaped and sustained by our core Christian values; and where collective and individual well-being is grown and nurtured through a reflective, resourceful and resilient approach to life and learning.

School location

St Barnabas Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 4BD

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