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Head Teacher

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William Shrewsbury Primary School
Salary details
Leadership 21-27 £72,483 - £83,956
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Closing Date
12 June 2023
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Start: January 2024

Salary: Leadership 21-27

Number on roll: 621 plus 52 place Nursery

Are you an inspirational and innovative headteacher who can lead our successful and highly regarded school on the next stage of its journey, building on our strengths and achievements?


‘This is an inclusive school that places pupils’ well-being at the heart of all that it does’ (Ofsted March 22)


We are looking for:


An exceptional leader with a passion for education and with high levels of emotional intelligence and resilience.

An enthusiastic lead learner who has proven ability to inspire, empower and motivate our strong staff to deliver the highest quality teaching and learning.

A strategic thinker with a clear focus and proven track record of continuous improvement.

An outstanding practitioner who has the highest expectations and is committed to inclusivity and the development of the whole child.

An excellent communicator with empathy and strong interpersonal skills, who works collaboratively and effectively with wider partnerships.


We can offer:

Collaborative working and excellent support from across our primary Trust which is based on the Co-operative values.

Enthusiastic, confident, engaged and enquiring children with a really positive attitude to learning and a sense of fun (‘Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary’ Ofsted March 22).

A well-established, dedicated and experienced staff and senior leadership team.

An attractive, well-resourced and happy learning environment.

High standards, broad extracurricular provision and excellent outcomes for pupils.

Very supportive parents and a strong governing body.

Strong and effective links with other local networks. 

Prospective applicants are positively encouraged to visit us to view the school on 4th May at 9.30am / 10th May at 4.00pm / 15th May at 2.30pm / 25th May at 8.30am / 9th June at 9.15am, and meet the staff and children in order to fully appreciate all that we have to offer. Please contact the school on 01283 247490 to arrange these.

Please do not apply using The Derbyshire County Council Website

Application forms and a covering letter should be returned to the Trust CEO Bernadette Hunter by email to bhunter@centralclt.com. 

Closing date: Monday 12th June at 9.00 a.m. 

Interviews: Tuesday 27th/ Wednesday 28th June 2023. 

Candidates selected for interview will be informed by 15th June.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.