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Head Teacher

Oakfield Avenue, Markfield, Leicestershire, LE67 9WG
Mercenfeld Primary School
Full Time
L15 - L21 (£62,560 to £72,480 per annum)
13th January 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
30th January 2023 09:05 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1300252

Head Teacher

Mercenfeld Primary School


Contracted Hrs: 100%

Salary: L15 – L21

£62,560 TO £72,480

Start Date: 29th August 2023

Are you someone who believes in a values based education model?

Are you looking to make an impact in the community?

Would you like to develop your skills as a leader?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join Mercenfeld Primary School in the role of Head Teacher. The Head Teacher is responsible for the leadership and development of the school and providing the best possible outcomes for our pupils and supporting the communities we serve. Mercenfeld is on its journey to striving for excellence and we seek a Head Teacher who is capable of leading the school on its continued journey.

This role is a rewarding one with a successful candidate having the opportunity to work within a supportive school and wider Trust team. Head Teachers within our Trust are provided with the autonomy to lead their school in a way that is best suited to their community. We are a supportive and collaborative Trust with Head Teachers being key decision makers within our organisation.

The ideal candidate will:

• Place safeguarding at the heart of everything they do

• Be an excellent practitioner that informs their leadership style

• Be kind, nurturing and a role model to all

• Possess a strong educational philosophy that is centred around evidence base

• Be able to develop staff and prioritise whole staff wellbeing

In return we offer:

• Opportunity to work within a supportive team

• Access to the Bradgate Learning Alliance to share best practice, learn and network with other colleagues

• Opportunities for career development with access to professional development, apprenticeships and training schemes

• Access to the generous Teachers Pension Scheme

• Employee Support Service (advice, guidance and counselling) for employees and close family members (24/7 support)

• Employee Discount and Benefit Scheme

• Opportunity for an annual flu vaccination


If you would like to discuss this post or arrange a visit to the school prior to applying please contact Dean Pomeroy, Director of Schools.

To apply for this position:

1. Apply using the online application form

2. Submit a supporting statement that addresses your suitability to the following:

i. The challenges this generation of young people face and how we can help educate them to face these challenges

ii. What experiences have helped shape your educational and leadership philosophies

Application Closing Date: 9am, Monday 30th January 2023

Provisional Interview Date: Tuesday 7th February 2023

We look forward to receiving your application!


Bradgate Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are therefore expected to be-have in such a way that supports this commitment. As part of the Trust’s shortlisting process, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search as part of our due diligence. Appointment to this post will also be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.


At our Trust inclusion means everyone is welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect. We value individuality and uniqueness and aim to create a sense of belonging. We want an inclusive workplace that helps build the success of our pupils and reflects the diversity of the communities we serve.


Safeguarding Statement:

Mercenfeld Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Mercenfeld Primary School

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