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St Nicholas C of E Primary School, Kenilworth
The Blundells Kenilworth CV3 5FH
Leadership L14-L18
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Schools / Academies - Leadership Roles, Headteacher
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St Nicholas CofE Primary School
‘Aim high, be courageous, show love and kindness’

Closing Date:  28th June 2024 at midday 
Interviews:  Thursday 11th July 
Start Date:  01 January 2025
Salary:  Band 14-18
Location:  The Blundells, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2PE
Contract Type: Full-time 
Employer: Arden Forest CofE MAT (pending conversion on 01 September 2024) 
Contract Term: Permanent 
Are you ready to take up a new and exciting challenge?  
We are a 'Good' (Ofsted, 2019) two form entry, primary school in the Warwickshire market town of Kenilworth. Our school is a prominent feature of the community and enjoys good links with the local church.  
We are looking to appoint a Headteacher who will be:  
➢    a dynamic practitioner who will lead the school and its committed team with innovation and passion into the next phase of our journey;  
➢    a role model who is passionate about enabling every child to love and value learning;   
➢    a caring and engaging leader who can inspire governors, staff, parents and pupils to excel;  
➢    a leader focused on supporting our children to be part of their community and live well together;  
➢    a leader committed to further embedding and enhancing the wider curriculum; 
➢    a leader who is able to develop and nurture staff to build upon their already high standards and aim higher;  
➢    a leader who is committed to building on the kindness, dignity and respect shown in our school and wider community;   

Quotes from Children:  

•    I want a Headteacher who is kind, responsible, safe good at making Lego and white and red trainers – Year 1
•    I want a Headteacher that will be kind, responsible, respectful and nice – Year 2
•    I want a Headteacher who will be kind, patient and organised – Year 5
In return we are offering you:   

➢    a governing body who are committed to your professional development as you help us to be the best we can;  
➢    a motivated, committed and supportive staff team;  
➢    a school to lead that is full of potential to be harnessed;  
➢    an enthusiastic, thoughtful and full of fun pupil body who are proud of their school and are looking forward to welcoming you;  
➢    supportive and engaged families;  
➢    a school that places importance upon the wellbeing of all pupils and staff.  
Interested candidates are invited to visit the school. To arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01926 853257. Applications can be made by completing the attached application form and returning to school by email to or by post to Mark Gilligan, Chair of Governors, St Nicholas C of E Primary School, The Blundells, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2PE

St Nicholas C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments to posts will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks and references.  Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online checks.


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