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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - An exciting opportunity to lead a small school with big ideas! Our well respected and much loved headteacher is moving on to a new challenge. The governors are seeking to appoint a passionate, committed and talented headteacher who shares the vision and values of our village school.

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a leader who:
  • Places the children at the centre of everything they do; valuing each child as an individual; excites, informs and inspires children to learn, know and remember.
  • Promotes collective responsibility; encourages all to take pride in their environment; will step into another role at a moment’s notice; and has high expectations.
  • Is respectful; will listen and communicate; is kind and thoughtful; values equality and is tolerant and honest.
  • Values team work; is supportive and flexible; values everyone individually; is always willing to help others.
  • Is reflective; celebrates success; always learning and improving, monitoring progress over time
  • Has proven leadership skills with evidence of driving school improvement.
  • Possesses excellent people management skills with the ability to effectively manage school resources, including the school budget.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • A single form entry first school with 150 pupils on roll in a quiet village location.
  • Fantastic committed staff who are motivated, skilled and passionate.
  • A wonderful atmosphere where staff and pupils live by the vision and values.
  • Children who are enthusiastic, ready to learn, well behaved and thoughtful.
  • A great school environment which is always being improved, with two new significant playground additions in the last two years and a dedicated on-site forest school.
  • A committed and enthusiastic PTA who enrich the school offer by putting on events and raising substantial funds.
  • A Governing body who are knowledgeable and experienced offering support and challenge.

Further details about the role

Our school is just outside the thriving and friendly market town of Bromsgrove in North Worcestershire (population 99,500 in the wider Bromsgrove District). Stoke Prior is a small village with a real community feel. Bromsgrove is a mile or so away and is surrounded by rolling countryside and is yet close to motorway links and sits within 30 minutes of both Worcester and Birmingham. We are lucky enough to be able to walk to our local church past the rolling fields three times each year – Harvest Festival, Christmas and Easter services.

Candidates are warmly invited and encouraged to visit the school. To take up this opportunity, and / or if you have any questions, please contact Ali Barr via the school office on 01527 832520 or email office@stokeprior.worcs.sch.uk. Application forms should be returned to Mrs A Eggins, Clerk to the governors at Stoke Prior First School, Ryefields Road, Stoke Prior, Bromsgrove, B60 4ND or via email to clerk@stokeprior.worcs.sch.uk.

School visits: Please contact the school office to arrange by appointment

Closing date: 29th September

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 6th October

Interviews: 23rd and 24th October

Participation on day two of the interviews is by invitation

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to clerk@stokeprior.worcs.sch.uk

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
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About Stoke Prior First School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 9
Education phase
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School size
150 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 9
Phone number
01527 832520

Arranging a visit to Stoke Prior First School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@stokeprior.worcs.sch.uk.

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