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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership 21 - 27

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • An exceptional leader with a passion for education and with high levels of emotional intelligence and resilience.
  • An enthusiastic lead learner who has proven ability to inspire, empower and motivate our strong staff to deliver the highest quality teaching and learning.
  • A strategic thinker with a clear focus and proven track record of continuous improvement.
  • An outstanding practitioner who has the highest expectations and is committed to inclusivity and the development of the whole child.
  • An excellent communicator with empathy and strong interpersonal skills, who works collaboratively and effectively with wider partnerships.

What the school offers its staff

  • Collaborative working and excellent support from across our primary Trust which is based on the Co-operative values.
  • Enthusiastic, confident, engaged and enquiring children with a really positive attitude to learning and a sense of fun (‘Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary’ Ofsted March 22).
  • A well-established, dedicated and experienced staff and senior leadership team.
  • An attractive, well-resourced and happy learning environment.
  • High standards, broad extracurricular provision and excellent outcomes for pupils.
  • Very supportive parents and a strong governing body.
  • Strong and effective links with other local networks.

Further details about the role

Prospective applicants are positively encouraged to visit us to view the school on 4th May at 9.30am / 10th May at 4.00pm / 15th May at 2.30pm / 25th May at 8.30am / 9th June at 9.15am, and meet the staff and children in order to fully appreciate all that we have to offer. Please contact the school on 01283 247490 to arrange these.

Closing date: Monday 12th June at 9.00 a.m.

Interviews: Tuesday 27th/ Wednesday 28th June 2023

Candidates selected for interview will be informed by 15th June.

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 William Shrewsbury Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
661 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01283 247490

William Shrewsbury Primary is a vibrant, outward looking school with high standards and an excellent reputation within the local community. We are a large school with three forms of entry and a 52 place Nursery.

Our team of skilled and empowered senior and middle leaders plan a broad and exciting curriculum offer which includes many out of school activities. This is reflected in the many national awards the school has achieved at the highest levels and the school’s recent Ofsted report. The school is a popular and oversubscribed school with a very supportive and interested community of parents and governors.

Arranging a visit to William Shrewsbury Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bhunter@centralclt.com.

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