Rattlesden CE Primary Academy School Road, Rattlesden, Suffolk, IP30 0SE
Salary: £56,092 - £65,010
Required from September 2024
The Governors and Trustees invite applications for the post of Headteacher for our attractive village school, which boasts an idyllic location in the Suffolk countryside, close to Bury St Edmunds, but with very easy access to the A14. There are currently 125 pupils on our roll from Reception to Year 6.
Our new Headteacher will need to demonstrate a proven commitment to the highest quality of teaching and learning, strong leadership and communication skills, as well as experience at a senior level. Enthusiasm for learning, a willingness to challenge and be challenged, and aspirational goals for excellent pupil outcomes are essential.
In particular, the governors are seeking an inspirational leader who can:
Deliver rapid progress and attainment for all pupils
Show high expectations of what can be achieved and believe all children can be successful
Demonstrate excellent management, interpersonal and communication skills
Ensure that children’s education and well-being remain at the centre of all of our endeavours
Display the ability to work collaboratively and as part of a senior leadership team
Ensure that children’s education and well-being remain at the centre of our school
Commitment to lead and develop the inclusive Christian ethos of our school
Our most recent OFSTED inspection (October 2018) confirmed that our school continues to be “Good”. The governors and Trustees are determined to build on the progress made over recent years and aspire to achieve even more for all pupils so that they achieve their full potential in every aspect of school life and beyond.
In return for your commitment and drive, we can offer you:
Support, challenge, and opportunities to share good practice with other Headteachers in the MAT
Highly motivated and committed staff
A supportive and challenging governing body
An attractive working environment
Staff well-being and health services
Regular professional coaching and opportunities for CPD
Visits to our school are strongly encouraged. Please contact the school office via email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a suitable date. Please note that this post may involve some teaching to cover staff absence and/or PPA cover, in addition to any teaching you would wish to offer to support excellence in the school. To arrange an informal discussion, please contact the trust’s CEO, Phil Mackay, via email – email@example.com.
Please find below further information on the position and application details. Closing date: Midday Monday 4th March Interview dates: 14th / 15th March