St John’s CofE Academy, Coleford 

   Salary L13-19




We are delighted to be able to advertise for the post of Headteacher of St John’s CofE Primary Academy.  This is a permanent, full-time position from January 2018 (or as soon after as possible).


This role provides an exciting opportunity for an inspirational leader to lead staff to rapidly improve outcomes for children. The successful candidate will need to be able to gain the trust and confidence of all stakeholders and champion the mission of the Trust – to ensure that every pupil enjoys human flourishing.


We are looking to appoint an outstanding leader who naturally inspires others and is passionate about teaching and learning. The successful candidate will be a highly effective and knowledgeable primary practitioner with a proven track record in leading teaching and learning and securing excellent outcomes for pupils. Applicants should be driven by a commitment to create the best possible educational opportunities for children.


We are looking for someone who:

* can clearly articulate a compelling vision of educational excellence

* is passionately committed to developing the distinctive Church of England ethos of the academy

* inspires, leads and motivates all staff and pupils to give of their best

* is committed to the Trust’s vision of inclusive education

* can building excellent relationships with all stakeholders

* is committed to leading the development of collaboration with neighbouring schools and wider Trust academies.


We can offer you:

* the opportunity to be part of an extended leadership team across the Academy Trust

* CPD, professional support and career development in a highly successful and growing organisation

* high levels of support as you work to rapidly improve outcomes for children.


St John’s Church of England Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate.

St John’s Church of England Primary School is an academy and is part of the Diocese of Gloucester Academies Trust (DGAT).

For an application packclick here.

To download the application formclick here.

For more information or to register interest in the Trust, please contact Ellie Hully at:  

Closing date: 12 noon 5 October 2017

Interviews:  12 and 13 October 2017