This job expired on 26 September 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    26 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Leadership Terms and Conditions

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale L8-L13 £52,659 - £59,556.06

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a leader who:

  • is keen to support the ethos of a Church School
  • has vision, energy and a passion for providing the best possible education
  • a determination to keep children at the heart of all we do.
  • is an inspirational leader has the ability to develop our high standards of education
  • provides a welcoming, inspiring and supportive environment

What the school offers its staff

Being part of Pathfinder Schools offers a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself, as a Trust, we actively encourage collaboration and the sharing of good practice; we believe that by developing a love of learning and having the highest expectations, all members of the Pathfinder Schools community can achieve and inspire greatness.

Pathfinder Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS, Reference, Identity, Criminal Record and Medical Checks are mandatory for all posts within Pathfinder Schools.

Pathfinder Schools is passionate about its values of collaboration, humanity and independence, we believe that when people feel respected and included they can be more creative, innovative, and successful. We are committed to an inclusive workforce that represents many different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our colleagues, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, ethnicity, age, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. While we have more work to do to advance diversity and inclusion, we’re committed to moving our Trust and the education sector forward.

Further details about the role

Pathfinder Schools are delighted to offer an exciting opportunity to lead Wilbarston C of E Primary School. Situated in the small village of Wilbarston, our school is much loved by its pupils, families and the wider community. Our staff team and governing body form an exceptional, highly engaged and ambitious team.

This role would be suitable for an existing Head or Deputy or a talented and ambitious middle leader or experienced teacher keen to take the next step into school leadership.

Visits to the school prior to application are encouraged and welcomed, to arrange a visit please contact our School Business Manager Lindsay Harris at:


If you would like to learn more about Pathfinder Schools our CEO Emma Sims would be very happy to speak with you, to arrange a discussion with Emma please email:


Wilbarston Safeguarding Policies and Procedures are available on their website, which can be accessed at the following web address:


We occasionally close vacancies early in the event that we receive a high volume of applications. Interviews may begin soon after receipt of applications for shortlisted candidates, therefore we recommend that you apply early.

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 Wilbarston Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
80 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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Arranging a visit to Wilbarston Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@pfschools.org.uk.

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