Headteacher - Chilham St Mary's C of E Primary School
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Headteacher - Chilham St Mary's C of E Primary School - Kent

£44,102 - £47,967 per annum - Anglican - Head/Principal
Ref: 63 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Dec 2017
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Headteacher

Employment type: Full-time
Salary: £44,102 - £47,967
Close date: 29th January 2018 at midday
Date of Interviews: 8th & 9th February 2018
Position start date: September 2018

Chilham St Mary's C of E Primary School are looking for an inspirational leader with the vision, confidence and skills to lead our unique school forward into its next exciting stage of development. We rejoice in our heritage whilst being open to change, embracing the future with optimism and with a passion to deliver the very best education for every child.

You will…

  • Have a determination to ensure that every child succeeds, a commitment to inclusion whilst sharing our ambition for school development.
  • Be a dynamic and inspirational leader, expected to think creatively and help develop our vision for Chilham St Mary's whilst motivating staff, children, parents and carers.
  • Be a caring, compassionate leader who is committed to the welfare of our whole school community.
  • Be someone who is inventive and forward thinking to manage the demands of rapid changes in education. 

We can offer you…

  • A dedicated, friendly, enthusiastic and committed staff team in a welcoming environment.
  • Happy, polite, well behaved and engaged children with great enthusiasm for learning.
  • A very supportive governing board, parents, and an active PTA.
  • A much loved school in an idyllic setting with a true family atmosphere.
  • A nurturing and rewarding working environment.
  • Access to wider support and collaborative working with our partner schools in the CARE collaboration.

We invite you to come and see what makes us us.

Please view additional information here.

To apply please complete the Application Form below and submit online.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.





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