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Applications to join Richard Coates Primary School


We are an Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. Information and application forms for each post are provided as individual files both on this website and via external advertisers. The job description outlines the key tasks and responsibilities required. It is not exhaustive and may change or alter as necessary. The post holder will be consulted on any additional changes in advance. School specific tasks are in addition to the generic tasks as laid down in the Job Description.

  • Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered
  • Pele Trust is committed to the protection and safety of its students
  • All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

Current Vacancies


Required from September 2024
Headteacher (Group 2: L14-20)
£65,010 - £75,331


This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious leader who shares our determination to
ensure that the children achieve their full potential and become creative and
independent thinkers with a love of learning.
You will be an established senior leader with a breadth of experience who is ready to
move into headship or is seeking another headship challenge. You will be someone who
understands and is ready to embrace the challenges that come with the role.
As headteacher, you will be responsible for the quality of teaching and learning, the
internal organisation of the school and the management of all teaching and professional
support staff. Our ideal candidate will be an exemplary leader who will lead with
integrity. You will challenge and encourage but be open to receiving support and
challenge in return. You will be an individual who has high expectations and a track
record of success.
Richard Coates is a Church of England School so it is essential the post holder is
committed to the school’s Christian values of care, kindness and respect, will lead
collective worship and will ensure that a high-quality religious education curriculum is in
The school is well supported by parents and the community so you must be a good
communicator and have the ability to forge strong relationships with pupils, parents,
staff, local schools and community networks.


In return, we can offer you:
• The opportunity to join a well-established school and supportive Trust
• An experienced and supportive CEO
• Being part of a team of Trust school leaders who are like-minded professionals
with common goals and aspirations for their schools
• Support for your ongoing professional development
• A supportive school environment where the best people will flourish and grow
• An opportunity to build on the very secure foundations currently in place

If this sounds like the right job at the right time for you, then please consider the
additional information and submit your application form and accompanying letter (no
more than two sides of A4) by the deadline date.
Prospective candidates may visit the school by appointment only on Friday 1 March 2024
at 10.00am or Wednesday 6 March 2024 at 2.00pm. To book an appointment please
contact Rebecca Gratton, Office Manager, via email at

For an informal conversation with the CEO, Kieran McGrane, please make initial contact
via email at

More details and an application form are available to download from the link below


The closing date for applications is Monday 11 March 2024 at 12.00 (noon).
Applications should be returned by email to
Interviews are planned for Thursday 21 and Friday 22 March 2024

A Taste of Teaching with the Pele Trust