Headteacher St Luke's Church of England Primary School, Bournemouth, Dorset

Job description

This is an opportunity to lead a delightful, successful primary school within Coastal Learning Partnership, an exciting new Multi Academy Trust formed from the merger of three like-minded Trusts across Poole, Bournemouth and the Purbecks. St Luke’s is an effective school and we are now looking to appoint a creative Headteacher to inspire the school community as it builds further on its successes and establishes itself as a proactive and positive member of the Partnership. St. Luke’s seeks a Headteacher who will enable the school to be the very best it can be as well as contribute to the success of the wider Coastal Learning Partnership family. This vacancy has arisen due to the retirement of the previous Headteacher; it is an exciting opportunity to build on a secure legacy and lead the school towards excellence in the next phase of its development. The school’s strong Christian ethos permeates its community, curriculum and pastoral identity and we are looking for someone who will embrace and nurture our Christian values.

Essential educational requirements

We welcome applications from both experienced Headteachers and from candidates currently working within a school leadership team who are looking to take their first headship appointment.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
An experienced senior leader in the primary phase (including infant and junior)
NPQH (desirable)

Essential skills and experience

Have experience of leading and motivating a team and of championing excellence in education

Demonstrate drive and energy to inspire our school in a warm and caring manner

Be passionate about ensuring children have a rich, vibrant and positive education which offers success and opportunity

Demonstrate dedication to promoting welfare, learning and emotional well-being of pupils and staff

Be excited about the school’s role in the new collaborative Partnership.

Employee benefits

You will be part of a very supportive team, both within the school and more widely within the Partnership. You will be encouraged to develop both personally and professionally, and can expect to derive a great deal of job satisfaction from a demanding but privileged role.

About St Luke's Church of England Primary School

Bemister Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH9 1LG
St Luke's Church of England Primary School website (opens in a new window)