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Dove Valley Federation - Head of School (Clifton CE Primary School)


Salary - Leadership point 5-8

Job term - full time

Appointment type - established

Closing date - 9th January 2022


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Due to the successful further development of Clifton CE (VC) Primary School within the Ashbourne Dove Valley Federation, and the promotion of the senior teacher to Headship, the Governors are delighted to be seeking to appoint a Head of School to start after Easter 2022.

Excellent standards of teaching, together with its unique village setting and good facilities make Clifton CE Primary School popular with parents and children alike.

The school promotes strong academic, sporting, creative and Christian values.  Its biggest asset is the happy, confident, successful and well behaved pupils. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated individual to further their career in senior management working with the Executive Headteacher of the Federation.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

Take responsibility for the successful running of the school with the guidance of the Executive Headteacher.

Be ambitious, committed and professional.

Foster our Christian values and enhance our church school distinctiveness.

Be an excellent teacher who is energetic, inspirational, and has a good understanding of whole school issues.

Be a team player with high quality interpersonal skills to lead, inspire, motivate and support others.

Set and achieve the highest standards in all aspects of teaching and school life.

Have a thorough understanding of curriculum and assessment and be prepared to deal with its implementation and development within the school.

Initially take on the role of SENCO with the aim of supporting another teacher in their qualification and development to take over this role.

Please contact the Executive Headteacher Jeanette Hart on 01335 342473/ 343140 to arrange to look around.


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily

Please contact Mrs. Wilson in the School Office if you are interested in becoming a Relief Midday Supervisor.  

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Applications for Reception places in September 2022 opened on 8th November 2021 and close on 15th January 2022. If you missed our Open Days please phone 01335 343140 to make arrangements to look round the school. We have spaces in some year groups. If you are interested in your child attending our school please phone 01335 343140 or e-mail
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