5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    26 January 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership range 8 to Leadership range 13, £50,151 to £56,721 FTE

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a full time and permanent headteacher for Upper Arley Church of England Primary School. The school is an academy, part of The Black Pear Trust family of schools.

At Upper Arley our vision is to inspire the whole child through our distinctive Christian ethos, to develop a sense of pride and ambition, leading to strong attitudes to learning and good outcomes. The school motto is One Community, Learning Together.

Our small numbers and family atmosphere are something you cannot create but can nurture and develop as a strength.

Are you ready for this challenge?

We need someone who will have
• A sound understanding of safeguarding
• A commitment to our Christian values
• The skills to continue the partnership developed with the local church and Worcester Diocese
• A strong teacher due to the teaching commitment within the post
• A thorough understanding of the National Curriculum
• A proven track record of rapid and sustained, school improvement
• Experience of collaborative working for example linked with our partner school
• Commitment to all areas of a child’s development
• Excellent leadership and management skills
• A good communicator
• Some business understanding /experience to drive opportunities for the school to survive
• Skills of clear reporting and a reputation for transparency

The school offers
• A happy welcoming Christian ethos
• A friendly team who will endeavour to support you in your role
• Continued Professional Development
• Active and supportive Governing Body
• Supportive parents and local community
• Professional conscientious staff who are dedicated to the children and improving the school

The Headteacher will be required to carry out the duties as set out in the School Teacher’s Pay and Conditions Document.
The Headteacher is accountable to both the Governing Body of Upper Arley Church of England Primary School, and the Trustees of The Black Pear Trust.
The Headteacher will undertake all the duties of the job in accordance with all legal requirements, including health and safety, safeguarding and employment legislation.

A visit to the school is welcomed; the date and time for planned visits are
• 12th January -10am
• 19th January -1pm
If you would like to book onto either of these visits, please email vacancies@blackpeartrust.org

For further information about our school or trust please visit the following website www.upperarleycofeschool.org
www.blackpeartrust.org

Both The Black Pear Trust and Upper Arley C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to two references and an Enhanced DBS clearance.

Please complete the online teaching vacancies applications form

• Closing date – Wednesday 26th January 2021
• Shortlisting - Monday 31st January
• Interviews -Wednesday 9th February

Applying for the job

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
Up to 105 pupils
Age range
5 to 11
Contact phone number
0190523159

About Upper Arley CofE Primary School

At the heart of the community Upper Arley Church of England Primary School is a growing village school. With a PAN of 15, there are currently 70 children on roll.

At Upper Arley our vision is to inspire the whole child through our distinctive Christian ethos, to develop a sense of pride and ambition, leading to strong attitudes to learning and good outcomes. The school motto is One Community, Learning Together.

The school operates an Early Years and KS1 combined unit and two classes in KS2, as well as a nursery setting and wraparound care for outside of normal school hours.

Arranging a visit to Upper Arley CofE Primary School

A visit to the school is welcomed; the date and time for planned visits are
• 12th January -10am
• 19th January -1pm

If you would like to book onto either of these visits, please email vacancies@blackpeartrust.org

For further information about our school or trust please visit the following website www.upperarleycofeschool.org
www.blackpeartrust.org

School location

Upper Arley, Bewdley, Worcestershire, DY12 1XA

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