Headteacher – Wraxall Church of England Primary School, Wraxall, North Somerset

Group 1               

Salary range L8 – L14

Post starting from for January 2019


Judged in 2015 as ‘Good’ by SIAMS and ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding features’ by Ofsted, the children, staff and governors wish to appoint an inspirational professional with the vision to build upon our achievements and the passion to lead and drive Wraxall Primary in the next stage of our journey.

We are looking for an individual who:

  • Is an innovative leader with the enthusiasm and strategic vision to inspire the whole school community
  • Can understand, value and develop the ethos of our school
  • Is an excellent communicator who can develop relationships and trust with pupils, parents, teachers and governors
  • Can inspire, motivate and develop staff, and lead by example
  • Can lead staff to accomplish the highest standards of teaching, learning and achievement
  • Can develop the school’s practices through collaboration and innovation
  • Has a passion for excellence and a determination to shape the future success of the school
  • Is prepared to undertake required teaching commitments

We can provide:

  • A friendly and inclusive school in a beautiful natural environment
  • Committed and dedicated staff, governors and supportive parents
  • Well behaved and happy children, with a strong enthusiasm for learning
  • A high level of CPD and support, along with a strong individual school identity, as part of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership Multi-Academy Trust
  • Full support from the Bath & Wells Diocese

We warmly welcome visits to the school – please telephone 01275 854216 and ask for Ben Tucker (the current Headteacher) to arrange a convenient time and discuss the role.  The post is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.  

  • Applications to be received by 12 noon on 25th September 2018
  • Shortlisting candidates: 27th September 2018
  • Interview dates: 11th and 12th October 2018