St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided First School, Frome, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1QG

31 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    16 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 July 2022

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Contract type



Leadership Pay Scale L15 – L21

Headteacher job summary

Salary: Leadership Pay Scale L15 – L21

The pupils, staff and governors of St. John’s C of E VA First School are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated, talented and inspirational Headteacher to join our happy and nurturing school and build on the strong foundations already in place to further develop our school.

Our vision: 'Together, we give our children the roots to grow and the wings to fly.'

As a fully inclusive Church School, we provide the children with a high quality, rounded education within the context of the Christian values of hope, wisdom, friendship, perseverance, self-control and respect, which are values shared with other faiths and non-faiths.

If you feel you would be able to bring our vision to life through your work as a Headteacher, we welcome hearing from you.

About the school

We are a ‘Good’ Church of England First School in the heart of the ever-popular market town of Frome in Somerset (Ofsted, 2017). Frome has been named more than once as the ‘Best Place to Live in the Southwest of England’ in The Sunday Times. Frome boasts a vibrant town centre with lots of independent shops and traders. It is known for its community spirit and local initiatives such as “The Compassionate Frome” project.

About you

We are looking for an innovative experienced leader who demonstrates:

  • Tenacity and unwavering commitment to improving the outcomes and developing the potential of all of our children
  • Enthusiasm and fresh, innovative thinking to continually deliver high quality education
  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamworking with commitment to their own and others continuing professional development
  • Drive, vision and creativity with a commitment to excellence

We are interested in applications from current Headteachers, or aspirational Deputy Headteachers who are seeking to step up to a headship position.

We welcome visits to school from prospective applicants. We can offer visits on Friday 9 or Wednesday 14 September by prior arrangement.

Please call the school and speak with Rosemary Conway to arrange an appointment on: 01373 462251.

For further information, along with the application form, job description and person specification, please click the Apply Now button below or email sserecruitment@somerset.gov.uk

Please return completed applications tosserecruitment@somerset.gov.uk

Application Deadline: 16 September 2022

Interviews: 13 and 14 October 2022

Start date: January 2023

We are committed to the welfare of the children in our care, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding. We follow safer recruitment practices, and all appointments are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance and references.

St. John’s Church of England V.A First School,Christchurch St East, Frome, BA11 1QG

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About St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided First School, Frome

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
275 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 9

We are a First School (Years R - 4) the town of Frome, in Somerset.

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