Headteacher

  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Salary: £66,628 - £77,195
  • Location: St Andrew's CE Primary School
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 1 FTE hours.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 10/09/2024 at 23:59
  • Reference: SCH/24/286200

1 FTE

GROUP 2 L15 - L21

REQUIRED FROM 1/1/25 

Following the retirement of the current Headteacher the Governors of St. Andrew's Church of England (Aided) Primary School are looking to appoint a new Headteacher to lead our school. We would welcome applications from an inspirational leader who has the drive, vision, enthusiasm and ambition to continue the development of the school.

St Andrews CE (Aided) Primary School is a popular school situated in Bebington, at the heart of the Wirral. The school is aspirational, caring and friendly with a strong Christian ethos.

Our Headteacher will be responsible for the care of our children, fostering an environment where they can learn and grow. They will enthuse, motivate and build up our staff team supporting the delivery of excellent teaching and learning. They will need to be a practising Christian and actively support the Christian ethos of the school.

We are looking for someone who:
has at least 3 years experience as a deputy headteacher, assistant headteacher or is currently a headteacher
is a charismatic leader, comfortable and able to inspire staff
is an effective and sensitive communicator, who builds constructive relationships with parents and carers even in challenging contexts
is able to work creatively, innovatively and develop pupils' self-belief in line with our school vision
is able to communicate and work effectively with a range of stakeholders including the schools governing body
is dedicated to raising standards and removing barriers to learning for pupils ensuring all children receive a high quality education irrespective of their background
has high expectations of themselves, our staff and pupils with a positive, can do and proactive nature
leads with an authentic Christian faith that models our school vision and values

We offer:
a welcoming, nurturing school with a strong Christian ethos and set of Christianvalues that underpin all that we do
children who are generally happy and motivated to learn and a supportive and welcoming staff team
a highly supportive and enthusiastic school team with a School Business Manager, experienced SLT, and supportive governing body
strong links and support from our parish churches, one of which meets in the school
enthusiastic and inventive pupils who will impress and challenge you
parents and carers who enjoy being involved in their child's education
a range of CPD opportunities

If you have the experience, skills and faith commitment to fulfil this exciting and
challenging role we would be pleased to hear from you.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended on 16th July 2024 or 5th September 2024
both at 4:15pm. Please contact the school office if you would like to attend on 0151 645
7782 or email schooloffice@standrews.wirral.sch.uk. Alternative dates or times will be
considered on request.

 

Closing date for applications: 10th September 2024

Interview dates: 23rd and 24th September 2024

St Andrews School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this
commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure
from the Disclosure and Barring Service.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability.

The school is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of our children and expects the same level of commitment from all staff.

Application forms are available from https://standrews.wirral.sch.uk/headteacher/

Completed applications may be returned to school via post marked for the attention of
Mark Woodger, Chair of Governors, or returned electronically, uploaded via the online
form (https://standrews.wirral.sch.uk/headteacher/). Acknowledgement of receipt will be
sent via email in all cases.

St Andrew's CE Primary School
Townfield Lane
Bebington
Wirral
CH63 7NL
Tel: 0151 645 7782
Email: schooloffice@standrews.wirral.sch.uk

 

 

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