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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L14 – L20 (£61,042 - £70,733)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A deep commitment to the education, safeguarding and well-being of children and young people;
  • Education to degree level and QTS;

  • Extensive experience working as a Headteacher or as part of a leadership team;

  • Exceptional knowledge of primary education and how children learn;

  • Experience of curriculum design leading to quality outcomes for all children;

  • Proven ability to generate and deliver collective vision and shared purpose, including building teams, managing change and delivering results;

  • Excellent communication skills.

What the school offers its staff

We are looking to recruit a Principal to lead Castle Batch Primary School Academy and join our TPLT School Improvement Team. We need an exceptional primary leader with the ability, passion and enthusiasm to develop, promote and support the vision and direction of the school enabling it to continue to build upon current success through high quality education for all. They will lead and manage the school on a day-to-day basis; alongside the leadership team and be the first point of contact for all stakeholders and external agencies.

Castle Batch is a two-form entry primary school which also includes a speech and language resource base and a 40 place nursery. The school is caring and inclusive and values the contributions and achievements of all members of the community. Castle Batch joined TPLT in April 2018 and was graded Good by Ofsted in June 2022.

The Principal will be an ambassador for Castle Batch and the Trust and continue to promote their profile in the wider locality, where students come first; all staff are valued and cherished and we work hard to effectively serve our community. They will work closely with families, with the community and with other agencies to provide for the spiritual, moral, cultural, social and emotional needs of all. The post holder will report to the Central Team and Chair of Academy Council, supporting them to ensure that the organisation reflects and promotes the ethos and values set by the Board of Trustees and the Academy Council.

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About Castle Batch Primary School Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
407 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
07770 801351

Arranging a visit to Castle Batch Primary School Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Lisa.dadds@theplt.org.uk.

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