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There are many great opportunities for colleagues working with us and, if the role is right for you, we very much hope you will apply to join us.

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Our schools are close by and so the Staploe Education Trust provides great opportunities for you to work with colleagues in other nearby schools, both primary and secondary. 

Staploe Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, and medical checks. 


Application Forms
Headteacher Application Form
Teaching Application Form
Support Staff Application Form

Core Documents
 Child Protection (Extracts)
 Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders
 Equal Opportunities
 Staploe Education Trust Child Protection Policy

Teacher of English

Salary Range £23,720 to £39,406.
(Salary is dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience)

Required from September 2019: an enthusiastic teacher of English to join a dynamic and collaborative faculty with a history of outstanding results. This post will be suitable for either newly qualified or more experienced teachers and a TLR 2a may be available for suitable applicants.

The school is oversubscribed and enjoys a considerable reputation in the local area for its academic excellence and caring ethos. In December 2016, Ofsted described the way in which the school promotes students’ personal development and its work to support students as outstanding.

Ofsted also identified “a culture of academic excellence” which is consistently reflected in the school’s GCSE results.

There is a strong culture of teaching and learning in the school and staff value highly the continuing professional development and research opportunities available. Ofsted praised the “good opportunities for staff to develop professionally” and commented that “staff are highly positive about the training they receive.” In addition they reported that “newly qualified teachers speak effusively about the support they receive.”

There are varied opportunities for career progression for staff at all levels. 

Closing date for applications is 9.00am, Monday 25 March 2019

SVC Letter to Applicants
SET Letter to Applicants
Job Description (UP Scale)
Job Description (MP Scale)
Person Specification
English Faculty

Assistant Headteacher (KS2)

Required from September 2019
Salary range: L3 – L7
(Salary is dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience)


The Shade Primary School is looking to appoint a highly motivated and innovative Assistant Headteacher from September 2019.

The school reaches the exciting stage of adding Year 6 to our newly built and growing school. To complement this, we are looking for an experienced UKS2 teacher to join us as an Assistant Headteacher. You will have a proven record of outstanding teaching in the primary phase (especially within Upper Key Stage 2) and will be able to lead by example and make a positive impact on ensuring excellent outcomes for our children.

You will be responsible for teaching a Y5 or Y6 class, as well as providing strategic leadership across the school so that every child is able to access high quality learning and thrive.

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting The Shade Primary School on
01353 612948.

Closing date for applications is 9.00am, Friday 29 March 2019.

 Job Description
 Person Specification

 Letter to Applicants

 Expectations for Leadership Roles


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