10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or January 2025

  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

You will continue to lead a legacy of success, putting the outcomes of our children and the local community served at the heart of everything we do.

Building on our recent Ofsted success where four out of five areas were rated outstanding, you will chart Wainwright’s way forward with your leadership continuous improvement mindset.

Our principal’s leadership will result in an academy where:

  • a positive ethos that reflects the academy’s commitment to children’s achievement, effective teaching and learning and good relationships

  • staff, families and children have confidence in the leadership and management of the children’s achievement

  • great importance is placed on high quality pastoral care and support

  • all stakeholders contribute fully to the development and successful implementation of policies and practices

  • the academy improvement plan is focussed on improving educational outcomes

  • the Trust’s centrally provided services allow the principal to concentrate on improving the life chances of children

The successful candidate

The successful applicant must have a proven track record of school improvement and have gained proven previous experience at senior leadership level. We are looking for a strong communicator who can demonstrate strengths in engaging with and inspiring all stakeholders. 

What the school offers its staff

We are a primary academy for children aged 3-11 years based in Mansfield with over 400 children. In our latest Ofsted inspection, we were rated ‘good’ overall and judged ‘outstanding’ in four of five areas with praise for our ‘ambition, warmth and happiness’.

Our academy has a caring and supportive staff team who believe in every child. The future for all children and families who attend Wainwright Primary Academy is bright, and we know that when we work together, we can ensure our children achieve their very best.

Visits are welcomed and encouraged – please contactJon Chapman (Principal), at jchapman@wainwrightprimary-ac.org.uk to arrange, or for further information.


Wainwright Primary Academy, Harrop White Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG19 6TF

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Our employee benefits

At Diverse Academies, you’ll find yourself in a vibrant, inclusive and supportive environment, where everyone can grow, progress and achieve a fulfilling career. We offer a fantastic range of rewards and benefits, challenging and interesting work, and opportunities to achieve your potential.

In return you will benefit from:           

  • Enrolment into the Teacher Pension Scheme with an employer contribution of at least 23.68%.

  • Excellent Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities covering technical, leadership and coaching skills via the trust’s Diverse Association for Professional Learning.

  • Full support and induction.         

  • A strong and caring ethos among staff and students.           

  • Networking opportunities across Diverse Academies.           

  • Salary sacrifice opportunities such as car, cycle and technology schemes.

  • Staff discounts and offers on gym membership, holidays, days out, cinema tickets, restaurants and top online shopping sites including instant voucher codes.

  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme – emotional, financial and legal support to both you and your family by a team of qualified professionals.

  • Health and Wellbeing delivered through our occupational health provider, eyecare vouchers for a free eye test and contribution towards glasses for display screen equipment users.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Wainwright Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
381 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Arranging a visit to Wainwright Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jchapman@wainwrightprimary-ac.org.

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