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North Scarle Primary School

North Scarle Primary School


The Governing Body currently have a vacancy for a teaching Head Teacher.  Closing Date 22nd January 2018.  Please click here for more information.

Number on roll – 50

The Governing Body are seeking to recruit a driven inspired Teaching Head who will continue to build on the existing strengths and success of our school. The post is to start 1st September 2018.

The candidate should be dedicated, positive, inspirational, approachable, open to suggestion and be prepared to change and challenge as necessary.

We are based in a small rural village where integration and communication with our community is key.

The supporting governing body will appoint a Teaching Head who is an excellent leader with high expectations of achievement and behaviour.

The candidate should encourage and support creativity within the teaching environment where children can grow emotionally, socially and academically.

Our Key values are: Learning, Connecting, Achieving.

Our key values should form the basis and overall aspirational qualities we seek of any applicant and eventual appointment.

Candidates should have proven experience in leadership with evidential support of success.

Candidates should be enthusiastic, show strong leadership and commitment to drive our school forward while ensuring our pupils are our number one priority at all times.  Teamwork throughout school is imperative. Strong communication skills are vital as are organisational and interpersonal skills.  

An Enhanced DBS with barred list will be required at point of application.

In return we can offer you: 

  • The opportunity to lead a ‘good’ school with huge potential
  • Happy, motivated and confident pupils who enjoy learning
  • A friendly team of hardworking, creative and focused staff committed to ensuring each pupil reaches their full potential 
  • Dedicated Governors, parents and outstanding existing relationships with the local community and parish.
  • A programme of continued professional development customised to support you in this role  

We shall be holding an open morning for prospective applicants to visit school on

Monday 15th January at 9.30 am.  We would ask you to please confirm your attendance to our School Administrator, Mrs Palmer by calling the school office on 01522 778724 (Monday – Thursday 9am – 3pm).  If you are unable to attend on this date, please do call to arrange a more convenient time to visit.

Closing date:  Monday 22nd January 2018

Interviews to be held week commencing 29th January 2018.

An application pack and further details are available to download below.  Please send your completed applications to or by posting to the school address for the attention of Abbie Palmer.