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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 January 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 December 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L6 to L11

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified teacher status
  • Good honours degree or equivalent

Professional Experience and Knowledge

  • Successful recent experience of whole school leadership
  • Proven track record of contributing to sustained school improvement
  • Experience of leading and managing innovation and change
  • Experience of performance management processes to maximise the contribution of colleagues throughout the School


  • Proven ability to drive sustained improvements in teaching and learning
  • Proven ability to analyse and interpret student performance data, set challenging targets, devise and oversee effective intervention strategies and monitor outcomes
  • Ability to empower, challenge and motivate staff to become high performing as individuals and as teams
  • Ability to develop, embed and maintain systems and processes to ensure excellent outcomes are delivered
  • Ability to build and develop strategic partnerships
  • Ability to communicate vision confidently, clearly and passionately


  • Thorough knowledge of the statutory requirements and relevant legislation relating to school leadership and management, including health and safety, child protection and safeguarding
  • Understanding of current issues in education locally, nationally and internationally

Personal qualities and attitude

  • Strong personal presence
  • Determination and commitment with an exceptional capacity for productive work
  • Sense of personal drive and ambition
  • Enjoys being highly visible and meeting with a range of audiences
  • Approachability, openness and integrity

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • the opportunity to lead a successful school as part of a successful and growing Multi Academy Trust
  • challenge of developing and implementing a vision for the future of the school
  • the opportunity of working with enthusiastic and well-behaved children
  • a Trust which cares about its employees as well as its outcomes
  • personalised CPD which is second to none as a leading part of South West Institute for Teaching and Kingsbridge Research School
    • the opportunity to develop your career further as part of an expanding Trust
    • a very supportive, dedicated and enthusiastic staff body
    • a parent body committed to moving the school forward
    • a highly effective, supportive and challenging Governing body
    • the support of dedicated and experienced school leaders
    • a shared services operation which cuts out the ‘white noise’ and enables our Headteachers to focus on running their school

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About Stoke Fleming Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
142 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Arranging a visit to Stoke Fleming Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jodie.carson@educationsouthwest.org.uk.

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