Head of School Designate

Head of School Designate

Minerva Primary School
  • Full Time
  • Salary: L 8 to 12
  • Closing date: Monday April 20th, 2020 12:00pm
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Leadership scale – pay range 8 to 12 dependent on experience (rising to 12 – 16 as Head of School)


An exciting opportunity has risen within The Redstart Learning Partnership to join our senior leaders initially as a Deputy Head Teacher but with guidance and support to take on the role of Head of School within the year.  Based at Minerva Primary School you will be driven to support the academic development of all students including our most vulnerable learners.

Energy, commitment, a good sense of humour and desire to work as part of our team are essential to success in this role.  In return we can offer an incomparable CPD package enabling the successful candidate to undertake ever increasing responsibility for the leadership of the school.

Minerva Primary School is engaged in a rapid improvement journey seeking to raise overall standards across the curriculum while building upon its secure and embedded safeguarding practices.  Visits and visitors play an important part of the school’s curriculum development.  The school has developed a number of innovative approaches to support children who find the experience of school a challenge.  Over the last 18 months a strong and committed team has been built seeking to secure a prosperous future for the school and its community.

With a history of close links to the community Minerva Primary school serves a distinct community close to Taunton town centre.  Working closely with the local Church, nearby care homes and community centre the school reaches out to its community.  Through these links the children have frequent contact with local residents and the school is used regularly by these groups in the evening and some weekends.

To find out more about this exceptional opportunity please contact our CEO Suzanne Flack on 01460 260260.

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be made by arrangement with the Head of School, Steve Beynon on 01823 337051.

Closing date   Monday 20 April 2020 at 12 noon

Interviews       Meet staff and Trustees – Monday 27 April 2020 pm

                           Interviews – Tuesday 28 April 2020

Start Date       September 2020

Please send your completed application to recruitment@redstartpartnership.co.uk

Please note: Applications by CV or incomplete forms will not be considered.

TRLP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check.