Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    8 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - This is a full-time, permanent position working 1.0 FTE, 39 weeks per year. However we would consider a two year secondment for applicants who can demonstrate successful whole school leadership experience, seeking a leadership development opportunity.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L6 - L12: £50,122 - £58,105 FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a candidate who will:

  • have proven success in whole school leadership and management
  • be innovative, determined and driven to constantly seek improvement for the children and communities that we serve
  • have the vision and skill to maximize the resources of the school
  • continue to drive improvements in curriculum, teaching, learning and assessment
  • be able to demonstrate highly accurate and effective communication skills
  • have a positive and active approach to cross school collaboration

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • the opportunity to lead an improving school as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust
  • a Trust which cares about its staff and keeps the well-being of children at the heart of its work
  • supportive and collaborative colleagues, committed to improving outcomes for its students
  • a highly supportive governance model
  • the support of experienced leaders at all levels
  • access to best practice networks within the Trust, including a Headteacher network who meet regularly as a group
  • the opportunity to support school improvement, in your areas of expertise, across the Trust

Further details about the role

This position provides an exciting and unique opportunity for a person with a proven, successful track record in a senior leadership role. You will work in a highly supportive team both at St David’s C of E Primary School, and across the Trust.

St David’s was judged “Good” during both its Ofsted and SIAMS inspections and lies at the heart of its community, in the centre of Exeter. As well as aiming high for their pupils and families, the staff are a warm and welcoming team, who build positive relationships with families, the church community and colleagues across the Trust. The staff strives to develop pupils’ social, moral, spiritual and cultural understanding through its six core Christian values: respect, trust, friendship, compassion, justice and forgiveness.

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.

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About St David's CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
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School size
100 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

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