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  • Application deadline

    5 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L15 – L21

Job summary

Following the retirement of the previous headteacher the Governors of St Werburgh’s Church of England Aided Primary School are looking to appoint an inspirational, forward-thinking headteacher to lead this popular and welcoming Primary School.

We are looking for a serving Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher or a highly experienced Senior Leader, who is eager to take on a new and stimulating challenge.

The Headteacher will:

• Have a passion for inclusion.
• Be able to develop and empower all who work within the school and embrace the many opportunities to work with the wider DDAT family.
• Be an excellent leader who will drive school improvement and pursue the highest academic standards.

We can offer:

• Highly engaged children, a strong Parish Church/School relationship with a hardworking and supportive staff, diligent governors, and a very invested parent body.
• The opportunity to be part of a Multi Academy Trust that offers quality continuing professional development opportunities with appropriate support and challenge.
• A popular school set within generous grounds within a leafy suburb of Derby City.

Visits to school are warmly welcomed to further explore our wonderful school and discuss this unique opportunity. Please contact Jo Harris in the first instance on 07712 530864 to arrange an informal talk or a school visit.

Applications should be made using the DDAT application forms only, available at, and submitted to by the closing date.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 5 November 2021
Interview date: Monday 15 November and Tuesday 16 November 2021

DDAT welcomes a diverse population of both children and staff and is committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its functions.

DDAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, completion of a probationary period, pre-employment and Disclosure Barring Service checks. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
311 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact email

About St Werburgh's CofE Primary School

Situated in the heart of the village of Spondon, close to the City of Derby, the school represents the whole of the village.

St Werburgh’s Church of England Aided Primary School is a proud member of Derby Diocesan Academy Trust ( and enjoys positive relationships with the team of professionals providing effective support in school improvement and operations.

St Werburgh’s CofE Aided Primary School desires every child to be the best person that they can possibly be and to know that they are valuable in God’s world. The school and church community together are committed to working towards this end, so that each child can blossom individually, academically, socially and spiritually.

The school works very closely with the parish church of St Werburgh’s, ensuring we embrace a methodology of inclusion and the principles of diversity which are central to our understanding of how to live out the gospel.

School location

Church Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 7LL

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