15 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    14 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

ISR 18 – 24 (£66,684 - £77,237)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • have a commitment to the Christian ethos and character of the school;
  • have a vision to inspire and nurture staff and pupils in our diverse school community;
  • be passionate, dynamic and an enthusiastic team leader;
  • continue to raise standards of achievement;
  • build on past achievements and take the school to the next stage of its development;
  • have an empathy with parents in an area of deprivation and a vocation to improve the lives and prospects of our children.

What the school offers its staff

  • a caring Christian community;
  • the reward of working with enthusiastic and friendly children and the chance to help them find and realise their full potential;
  • a vibrant dedicated team of teachers, support staff and Governors enthusiastically delivering a broad and creative curriculum;
  • support from the St James Church and their Youth and Community Regeneration Coordinator;
  • a significant opportunity to manage a ‘Good School’ as recognised by OFSTED and play a vital role in the future of our school.

Further details about the role

Applications are invited from suitably experienced and qualified Headteachers and Deputy Headteachers.

Visits to school are warmly welcome between Monday 13th March 2023 to Friday 31st March 2023. To arrange an appointment for a visit, please contact Mrs Lisa Barrett, School Business Manager on Tel: 0121 552 5491 (Option 3) or email: lisa.barrett@stjamespri.uk

Closing date: Friday 14th April 2023 at 3.00 pm

Shortlisting date: Monday 17th April 2023

Interview: Monday 24th April and Tuesday 25th April 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

St James CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and clearances, including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service/ and or barred list checks.

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 lisa.barrett@stjamespri.uk

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

About St James CofE Primary School

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

St James C of E Primary School prides itself in providing a happy, safe, secure and supportive learning environment to enable each child to flourish. We are a highly inclusive school and value everyone's unique contribution to our school community. We are committed to making sure our children are equipped with the necessary skills, attributes and personal qualities that will allow them to contribute positively to their local community and the wider global community.

Arranging a visit to St James CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lisa.barrett@stjamespri.uk.

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