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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024 or earlier if possible

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L15 to L19 or more for an exceptional candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Proven leadership experience in a primary school setting.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and significant teaching experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to the ethos and values of The Diocese of Sheffield Academies Trust.
  • Strong strategic and organisational abilities.

What the school offers its staff

  • Competitive salary on the Leadership Scale (L15 to L19).
  • Opportunities for continuous professional development and career development.
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment within The Diocese of Sheffield Academies Trust.
  • Access to a range of benefits and resources offered by the trust including a focus on workload and well-being

Further details about the role

The Diocese of Sheffield Academies Trust is seeking an inspirational and dynamic individual for the role of Headteacher at one of our esteemed primary schools in Sheffield. As a faith-based trust committed to providing exceptional education, we are looking for a leader who shares our values and is dedicated to fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment. We are looking for someone who has a clear presence as a leader and who understands and can work well within a Multi Academy Trust. The Headteacher will inspire, challenge, motivate and empower others to carry the school’s vision forward.

We need someone who will lead the development of the curriculum and ensure that the key priorities for school improvement in writing and phonics are effectively achieved. The Headteacher will be supported by our Head of School Improvement/Deputy CEO, to achieve the high standards required for all aspects of the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Mary’s CE Academy, Walkley, is totally committed towards child safety and therefore, the successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check to ensure their suitability to work with children as well as have a strong commitment & knowledge of Safeguarding.

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About St Mary's Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
219 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

St Mary’s is an amazing environment to work in with the most fantastic children, warm and committed staff and high aspirations to be the very best that we can be. We believe in the wellbeing and success of each individual child and learning and teaching is at the heart of all that we do. We have the very highest expectations and aspirations for all our pupils and this is underpinned by our strong ethos. In our recent OFSTED inspection we were judged to be a good school with outstanding behaviour and attitudes.

Arranging a visit to St Mary's Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email abradley@dsat.education.

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