Vacancy Summary


Salary: L17 – L21

Start Date: 1st January 2025

The Governors at St Paul’s C of E Primary are looking to recruit a wonderful new Headteacher to provide the professional leadership and management of our school. The role of Headteacher is central to the school team, supported by the Senior Leadership team to accomplish the very best outcomes for our whole school community.

Vacancy Information

We are looking for an inspirational and committed leader with the vision, confidence, and skills to lead our school forward into its next exciting stage.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an experienced leader already contributing to whole school developments.
  • Be passionate about high standards, achievement, and excellence for all.
  • Work with the governing board as appropriate.
  • Work successfully with other schools and organisations.
  • Ensure the school effectively and efficiently operates within the required regulatory frameworks and meets all statutory duties.
  • Maintain positive working relations with fellow professionals and colleagues to improve educational outcomes for pupils.

We can offer:

  • A dedicated, hardworking, and caring team and a committed governing body.
  • Supportive and caring parents and community.
  • An opportunity to develop and drive the future of St Paul’s C of E Primary School.
  • Happy, well-behaved, and motivated pupils who engage in all aspects of school life.

We encourage all prospective candidates to find out about our thriving school by coming to see us during the weeks commencing 3rd June 2024, 10th June 2024, and 17th June 2024. To arrange a visit please contact the School Business Manager, Louise Osborne, on 01274 679183.

To request an application form, please contact the school or go to

Closing Date: 12 Noon, Friday 28th June 2024

Shortlisting Date: Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Interviews: 11th July & 12th July 2024

St Paul’s C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to shar this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to vetting checks in line with Safer Recruitment Best Practice and Keeping Children Safe in Education, as well as an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

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