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  • Start date details

    Summer term

  • Closing date

    10 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 December 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an individual with previous experience as a headteacher or deputy headteacher who possesses outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to enthuse, motivate and engage pupils, colleagues and other stakeholders.

The successful candidate must:

  • demonstrate significant and successful leadership in the primary sector
  • have a collaborative and supportive approach to inspire and motivate others
  • possess skills to build excellent relationships with pupils, staff, parents, governors and the wider community

What the school offers its staff

A welcoming family, embracing and developing Christian values for life which inspires and encourages all children to thrive and reach their potential.

Further details about the role

The Governing Board is pleased to offer this great opportunity to appoint a new principal to lead our successful, happy and nurturing school. We are an independent academy and proud of our continued achievements. We provide a safe and stimulating learning environment promoting high academic standards and enjoyable recreational experiences. We encourage curiosity and inspire a lifelong love of learning for all our children.

Our pupil standards and achievement are amongst the best in the country with pupil attainment being deemed as ‘outstanding’ with an excellent quality of teaching. As our principal you will continue to provide collaborative leadership that is dynamic and inspirational whilst seeking to preserve the important values at the heart of our academy. You will be a proven leader who is pioneering, courageous and passionate about teaching and learning and who is committed to the provision of an inclusive education for all our children.

We are a forward-thinking governing body with aspirations for school development and an understanding of future opportunities, and we believe this position represents an exceptional opportunity for someone with drive, vision and ambition to lead an already outstanding school with a long-serving and committed complement of staff. Our core values are Friendship, Justice, Reverence, Thankfulness, Forgiveness and Perseverance and our Daily Collective Worship reflects these values and promotes our Christian ethos.

Commitment to safeguarding

St John’s CE Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and all staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate pre-employment checks which will include references from previous employers, confirmation of the right to work in the UK and appropriate DBS and prohibition checks.

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About St John's (CofE) Primary Academy, Clifton

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01484 713036

Arranging a visit to St John's (CofE) Primary Academy, Clifton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kim.boothroyd@stjohnsacademyclifton.co.uk.

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