This job expired on 24 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 September 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Contract type
Negotiable depending on experience

Job summary

West Somerset Academies Trust is seeking to appoint a new Headteacher who embodies our core
values and will work tirelessly to ensure every child receives a first-class education and reaches their
full potential. We seek a dynamic and inspirational leader who recognises the faith element of our
school, and will have the ambition to drive for the highest academic standards and will ensure a rich,
happy and stimulating environment for our children
To be considered for this role candidates must be an effective and dynamic leader with a proven track
record in school improvement; possessing real gravitas and presence within a school community.
Applicants will be able to demonstrate successful experience of leading and managing staff, promoting
and developing approaches to learning and have a comprehensive and confident knowledge of
delivery at Secondary or Middle Schools.
We are inviting applications from exceptional candidates who can develop and share our vision. If you
have the skills set, experience, abilities and ambition to become the new Headteacher at Danesfield
CoE Middle School we would very much welcome your application. The information pack is available
on our website:
Please send any queries, and completed application forms to: Barbara O’Keefe (Trust HR Manager):,uk
The application deadline is 12 noon 24th September 2021 and we plan to hold final interviews on 29th
and 30th September.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
School size
326 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13

About Danesfield Church of England Voluntary Controlled Community Middle School

Danesfield Church Of England Voluntary Controlled Middle School is situated in Williton, in the beautiful area of West Somerset. Of equal distance are the areas of outstanding natural beauty - the Quantock Hills and Exmoor National Park, and is within easy reach of the County Town of Taunton.
The West Somerset Academies Trust is a rapidly growing group of like-minded schools that share common values. Our family of academies works together to promote high academic standards, the development of good character and which puts children at the centre of its thinking. The school is one of 6 schools (2 Middle Schools and 4 First Schools) and 3 nurseries within the West Somerset Academies Trust. The school retains its own identity and benefits from being able to take full advantage of the richness of resources, training and collaboration offered, which is one of the many benefits of belonging to the "family" of schools and nurseries currently within the Trust.

School location

North Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA4 4SW

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