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Headteacher - St Matthews, Plymouth



Start date Sept 2019                                                                                   

Number on roll – currently 370 (future capacity 630) plus nursery

Salary Range - £60,755  to  £68,667 (L18-23)


St Matthew’s Church of England Primary School is at the heart of this new and growing community, inspiring a village atmosphere.

The Directors of St Christopher’s C of E (Primary) Multi Academy Trust, in partnership with the local governing body, staff and pupils are offering an exciting opportunity to be part of a learning focused Trust, leading this large, successful city school. 


We are looking for an individual: -


  • Who is not afraid of the challenge of a requires improvement ‘label’
  • With a willingness to support and develop our strong Christian ethos
  • Who is a creative, innovative leader who keeps children at the heart of their principled approach to learning


We will offer you: -


  • A committed team of staff and supportive parents
  • Inspired, motivated and independent learners with a love of learning.
  • An outward facing organisation that actively supports and develops leaders at all levels


We would be delighted to show you our school. Please ring Jo Wilkey, Central Team Administrator on 01392241576  to make an appointment.


An application form, job description and person specification is available from our website  -


  1. Matthew’s Church of England Primary Academy and the St Christopher’s C of E (Primary) Multi Academy Trust are committed to equal opportunities.  Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.  Please send completed applications to


  1. are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates. All candidates should also read our Safeguarding policy

before applying.


Closing date: - Monday 1 April at noon Shortlisting Thursday 4 April at noon

Interviews: - Thursday 25 April  and Friday 26 April

God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love that you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.” Hebrews 6:10