Wells Hall Primary School, Sudbury, Suffolk

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
L18-L24, £62,426 - £72,306 pa

Job summary

What will you love about Wells Hall?
We are looking for a kind, caring and inspirational Headteacher for this wonderful school who is highly ambitious for the school's children. Wells Hall enjoys fantastic facilities with committed staff. Its pupils are clear what they love about the school and are looking for a Headteacher who will inspire, motivate and support their aspirations and success. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to oversee over £1million of investment in the buildings over the next two years.

You will either be a current, serving Headteacher or senior leader looking for an exciting new challenge. You will have a solid understanding of the requirements of the new Ofsted framework and will be excited by the opportunity to further develop the school’s curriculum.
This is a rare opportunity to join a collaborative, forward thinking Academy trust of 25 schools (16 primary) where Headteachers form an integral part of our Trust leadership team. This role is perfect for an aspiring leader who deserves the support, CPD and career development on offer and in return will stop at nothing to ensure our pupils achieve results plus!

All members of the Unity Schools Partnership staff subscribe to a set of shared values, principles and operational processes to ensure quality education for all our young people. Our central belief is that every young life is special – open to possibility, gifted with the potential to change the world for the better. Our ambition is to unlock the potential of all children, remove the barriers to aspiration and ensure that all our children succeed.

For more information or an informal discussion about the role please contact Stephen Astley (Primary Education Director) by email at sastley@unitysp.co.uk or by calling 07711 486791.

Closing Date: 12:00 noon on Wednesday 01 July 2020

Interviews: Thursday 09 July 2020

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/115061INT

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
447 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
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About Wells Hall Primary School

Wells Hall is located in the southern side of Great Cornard, which adjoins the town of Sudbury. In July 2017, our school converted to academy status joining the Unity Schools Partnership.

The school was last inspected in March 2017 and Ofsted judged the school “continues to be good.”

The school does have an excellent reputation within the community. We have two classes per year group which are usually oversubscribed. Our school includes a nursery for pupils of pre-school age.

The staff deliver an exciting and creative curriculum supplemented by a range of educational visits including residential trips. We offer a good range of extra-curricular activities that changes termly and supplements their learning in school.

Our specialist PE staff ensure that physical activity and sport maintains a high profile in our school and encourage the children to adopt active lifestyles. Wells Hall pupils have an opportunity to participate in inter school competitions and every pupil participates in The Daily Mile.

In addition to our excellent teaching staff, we have both a pastoral care and an SEN team team dedicated to providing support for those pupils with additional needs.

The school is situated in a large attractive site and the extensive grounds include an area specifically designed for Forest Schools and a heated outdoor swimming pool (open during the Summer Term).

The school is an inclusive community that provides a caring, happy and welcoming environment in which to learn.

School location

Wells Hall Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 0NH

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