Stretton St Matthew's CofE Primary School, Warrington, Cheshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £55,202 to £63,975

Job summary

The Governors invite applications for the post of Headteacher of our very popular, high achieving Church of England Primary School.

Following the retirement of our successful Headteacher, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Headteacher with the vision and energy to continue to build on our outstanding achievements, working with the staff and Governing Body to develop a robust strategy for continued improvement.

We offer:
- Enthusiastic, confident and well- behaved children who love learning and are proud of their school.
- Supportive and dedicated staff committed to enabling all children to achieve with a record of delivering excellent education.
- A close relationship with our Church.
- Strong working collaboration with clusters of other schools.
- An active PTA and strong links with the community.
- A happy working environment for learning.
- A strong governing body committed to providing opportunities for continued professional development and to providing a rich and stimulating curriculum, enhanced with a range of activities and clubs including music, sport and art.
The successful candidate will have:
- A passion to ensure that all children reach their potential.
- A desire to maintain and enhance the existing strengths of the school, bringing inspirational drive and ambition for continual improvement
- A clear vision which focuses on both maintaining and raising achievement and standards through a wide variety of teaching and learning experiences.
- Significant experience as a senior leader in a primary school, with a proven track record of effective leadership and managing people.
- An ability to sustain and develop the Christian ethos and values of the school.

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please note the available dates on the school’s website and arrange the visit by contacting our Business Manager, Sarah Kerward, on 01925 730371 or email stmatthews_primary@warrington.gov.uk

The full application pack, including the required diocesan application form, is available from the school website following this link https://st-matthews-cofe-primary-school.secure-primarysite.net/head-teacher-vacancy-1/ . If you would like an informal conversation about the post please contact the school’s adviser via WBC Advisory Team admin (01925 442987).

Stretton St. Matthews CE Primary School is committed to promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an enhance DBS check, provide suitable references, provide evidence of qualifications and be subject to identity checks.

Essential educational requirements

See website for person specification: www.stmatthewsceprimary.com

Essential qualifications

See website for person specification: www.stmatthewsceprimary.com

Essential skills and experience

See website for person specification: www.stmatthewsceprimary.com

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 212 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Stretton St Matthew's CofE Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@warrington.gov.uk

School location

Stretton Road, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 4NT