St Matthew's C of E

Primary School

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Head Teacher Vacancy

Headteacher Vacancy


Head Teacher – Stretton, St Matthew’s C of E Aided Primary School

St Matthew’s C of E School

Stretton Rd, Stretton

Warrington, WA4 4NT


Contract: Permanent Full Time

Salary: L 13 (55,202) - L 19 (£63,975)

Closing date 12.00p.m. 4th March 2020

Short listing takes place on Monday 9th March

Interviews are on Wednesday  18th and Thursday  19th March


The Governors invite applications for the post of Headteacher of our very popular, high achieving Church of England Primary School.

Following the retirement of our successful Headteacher, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Headteacher with the vision and energy to continue to build on our outstanding achievements, working with the staff and Governing Body to develop a robust strategy for continued improvement.

We offer:

  • Enthusiastic, confident and well- behaved children who love learning and are proud of their school.
  • Supportive and dedicated staff committed to enabling all children to achieve with a record of delivering excellent education.
  • A close relationship with our Church.
  • Strong working collaboration with clusters of other schools.
  • An active PTA and strong links with the community.
  • A happy working environment for learning.
  • A strong governing body committed to providing opportunities for continued professional development and to providing a rich and stimulating curriculum, enhanced with a range of activities and clubs including music, sport and art.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A passion to ensure that all children reach their potential.
  • A desire to maintain and enhance the existing strengths of the school, bringing inspirational drive and ambition for continual improvement
  • A clear vision which focuses on both maintaining and raising achievement and standards through a wide variety of teaching and learning experiences.
  • Significant experience as a senior leader in a primary school, with a proven track record of effective leadership and managing people.
  • An ability to sustain and develop the Christian ethos and values of the school.

Visits to the school are welcomed.  Please note the available dates on the school’s website  and arrange the visit by contacting our Business Manager, Sarah Kerward, on 01925 730371 or email

The full application pack, including the required diocesan application form, is available from the school website following this link .  If you would like an informal conversation about the post please contact the school’s adviser via WBC Advisory Team admin (01925 442987).

Stretton St. Matthews CE Primary School is committed to promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an enhance DBS check, provide suitable references, provide evidence of qualifications and be subject to identity checks.

Dates To Visit The School


Wednesday 5th February 10 am -12 am

Tuesday 11th February 2 pm - 5 pm

Monday 24th February 1 pm - 5 pm

Thursday 27th February 8 am - 1 pm

Monday 2nd March 8am

Headteacher Advert

Headteacher - Letter from Chair of Governors

Headteacher - Job Description

Headteacher - Person Specification

Headteacher - What Our Pupils Want

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