HEADTEACHER, full-time required from September 2022
Contract term: Permanent
Teaching commitment: 3 days (reviewable in the context of pupil numbers and budget)
Salary: Group 1, L6 to L13 ( £47,735 - £56,721 ) (potential for higher salary dependent on qualifications and experience, subject to negotiation)
Selattyn Church of England School takes pride in being a small, special, successful family with an overriding caring Christian ethos. Set in the attractive rural Shropshire village of Selattyn, we are looking to recruit a motivational teaching head for September 2022 who would thrive and enjoy leadership and teaching in our unique context.
Children and staff work together in an excellent learning environment that engages, focuses and inspires success.
The governors, staff and children are looking to appoint an enthusiastic headteacher to develop and build on the success of our school by:
ensuring all pupils are treated as individuals and are inspired in learning, whatever their needs, to fulfil potential including those with special educational needs
delivering overall strategic leadership in line with the aims and objectives of the school with a clear vision for outstanding primary education
being an excellent classroom practitioner able to model outstanding teaching skills
being committed to nurturing Christian values and the Christian character of a Church of England School
having the ability to inspire and work collaboratively to ensure best outcomes for children and staff
building on and enhancing links with local community and wider area
In return we can offer:
a warm welcome in a successful school, situated in a beautiful rural part of Shropshire
experienced dedicated hardworking staff and a supportive governing body
access to nature & outdoor space and an active forest school programme
an opportunity to further develop this strong individual gem of a school
The school was rated “Good” by Ofsted in November 2019 and rated “Outstanding by SIAMS in April 2016.
We actively encourage visits to the school so that applicants can achieve a real sense of what makes our school unique and special. Visits can be arranged on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons 1:30pm – 3:00pm and Fridays after school 3:45pm – 5:00pm. To arrange a visit please call our administrator Janet Bennett on 01691 659744. All visits must be pre-arranged.
The closing date for applications is 4pm on Friday 18th March 2022
The application form should be completed (Job reference 4008) – CVs are not accepted.
Applications should be received by 4pm on Friday 18th March.
Emailed applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org; posted applications to Employment Services, Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND
Shortlisting will be completed on Monday 28th March
Interviews will be held on Thursday 7th April 2022
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.
Appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Reference checks are made prior to interview.