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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024, or earlier if possible

  • Closing date

    13 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 February 2024

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Job role

  • Headteacher

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£63,430.00 - £73,509.00 Annually (Actual) Leadership Scale 13-19

Headteacher - The Trinity CE Primary Academy, Devizes job summary

Fantastic children. Committed staff. Engaged parents. A dynamic Trust. Modern facilities. A flourishing church school. What more do you want?

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to lead a thriving, but ever improving, primary school in the town of Devizes. Accessible from a wide area within Wiltshire and beyond, this school would suit an experienced Headteacher looking for their next move, or someone hoping to become a Headteacher for the first time.

If you are determined, innovative, passionate about leading learning and securing the very best opportunities for children, especially the most disadvantaged, then we would love to hear from you. The letter from the children that you will find attached, makes very clear what they are looking for in their new Headteacher! How do you match up?

Do you have the skills and attributes to lead and inspire a team? Can you commit to being part of a journey to secure on-going excellent outcomes for our young people?

As a Trust, we genuinely value each of our leaders for the gifts they bring to our schools. We provide guidance for developing a flourishing church school, strong academy improvement support, collaborative professional learning opportunities for you and your colleagues, and a range of other support services to ensure you can focus on the things that make the biggest difference for our children.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a dynamic vision for the education of all children in a church school context
  • Will value the opportunity to enable everyone to flourish within our Christian values
  • Has a proven track record of excellent teaching and learning
  • Has a wide, current knowledge and understanding of education and curriculum development
  • Is an innovator who can lead by example
  • Has a desire and commitment to raising standards for every child
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills and who wishes to build positive working relationships within our school and community
  • Is creative and can embrace change
  • Has energy, enthusiasm and passion
  • Is able to show reflectiveness and persistence when dealing with complexity
  • Places safeguarding at the heart of the school
  • Genuinely wants to be part of our future

We can offer:

  • A good school with lots to offer
  • A thriving church school
  • Young people who are ambitious to do their very best
  • A team of staff who will value the inspiration you can bring and inspire you at the same time
  • A collaborative desire to be the very best we can be
  • Opportunities for professional learning
  • A governing body that works hard for the school, providing support and appropriate challenge
  • A strong and supportive parent body
  • A Trust that offers many opportunities for working together and for collaboration, where you are never alone - see the Trust website for further information.

If you are interested in this position, we would encourage you to have a more detailed conversation with our Chief Executive or Deputy Chief Executive , please contact Nicki Summerill as below. We would also advise you to visit The Trinity CE Primary Academy - please contact the school on 01380 730203 or emailadmin@trinityschooldevizes.dsat.org.uk to arrange this.

All applicants will be notified of shortlisting decisions by email. References for shortlisted candidates will normally be requested before interviews.

The Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Trinity Church of England Primary Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
195 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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