36 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    25 February 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Leadership
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Group 2 scale range L11 – 21

Job summary

The Governors of this thriving, popular and friendly junior school are seeking to appoint an inspirational and innovative Head Teacher with effect from September 2022.

We are a Trauma Informed School that truly values the principles of inclusivity and diversity. We pride ourselves on being a forward thinking school that delivers a Topic based approach to education.

Governors are looking for someone who will have a rigorous approach to achieving high educational standards while also maintaining a strong focus on staff and pupil well-being. Consequently the successful applicant will need to demonstrate high quality teaching ability, enthusiasm, compassion and vision coupled with excellent management and leadership skills within a primary school setting. In return they will have the support of a committed and talented staff group alongside a supportive governing body all of whom are dedicated to improving the life chances of all the children in our school.

Our school motto is ‘Learning Together, Free to Fly’ and the children of St. Ives Junior School certainly embody this and are the best ambassadors for the school. For that reason, I would encourage prospective candidates to visit the school for yourself.

Should you wish to do so please contact our secretary Jo Bassett and we will make the necessary arrangements to show you around. Alternatively if you would like an informal conversation with the chair of governors then please make contact by email initially on chairofgovernors@stivesjunior.org.uk

The salary will be in the Group 2 scale range L11 – 21.

Applying for the job

If you would like further information and an application form, please email headships@cornwall.gov.uk

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
243 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

About St Ives Junior School

We are a two form entry junior school with 240 on our roll. We were rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted at our last inspection in 2011.We have worked hard to maintain standards in the intervening period and to provide excellent learning opportunities for our children grounded in high quality teaching.
St Ives Infant School is immediately adjacent to us, but is a separate school belonging to a multi academy trust.

Arranging a visit to St Ives Junior School

Our school motto is ‘Learning Together, Free to Fly’ and the children of St. Ives Junior School certainly embody this and are the best ambassadors for the school. For that reason, we would encourage prospective candidates to visit the school for yourself.

Should you wish to do so please contact our secretary Jo Bassett and we will make the necessary arrangements to show you around. Alternatively if you would like an informal conversation with the chair of governors then please make contact by email initially on chairofgovernors@stivesjunior.org.uk

School location

The Burrows, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1DN

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