Headteacher – Drayton CofE VC Junior School


Posted on: Friday 11 December 2020

Drayton CE VC Junior School, Norfolk

We are looking to recruit, from Easter 2021, an exceptional person who will help us build on our strengths and realise our vision of being a caring school

Location:         Drayton C of E VC Junior School, School Road, Drayton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR86EF

Salary:             L14 – 20 £54,091 – £67,364

Job Start:        Easter 2021

(For the right candidate a start date of September 2021 may be considered)

Job Term:        Full Time

Job Type:        Permanent

NOR:               343

Age range:      Y3-Y6

Group:             3


Are you looking for

– a caring school committed to the flourishing of all its children and staff?

– a securely good school where staff work hard to maintain high standards both in the core subjects and across the broader curriculum?

– a church school that values its Christian roots whilst being committed to being inclusive of all?


We are looking to recruit, from Easter 2021, an exceptional person who will help us build on our strengths and realise our vision of being a caring school:


Cherishing each individual

Aiming for excellence in teaching and learning

Relationships built on mutual respect

Experiences that enrich lives


We can offer:

Committed and experienced staff; children who surprise and delight visitors with their kindness, politeness and enthusiasm; an engaged and supportive governing body; a competitive salary and the chance to work in a pleasant village-suburb just outside the thriving city of Norwich, and not far from the beautiful North Norfolk coast and the Norfolk Broads.

We are looking for:

Someone with a broad and creative vision of education; able to recognise and model excellent classroom practice and to coach, support and challenge our teachers

Someone with the determination and commitment to lead the continuing development of teaching and learning within the school;

An inspiring leader able to develop other leaders

Someone who has the intelligence and experience to develop with us a strategic vision for the school in a rapidly changing context offering new opportunities for partnership and collaboration

Someone with the warmth and integrity to win the trust of children, staff, parents and the wider community; someone for whom the children will always come first.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. If you would like to do so, or have any queries or questions about the role, please contact the school office on 01603 867504 or email admin@draytonjunior.norfolk.sch.uk. All visitors will be expected to comply with current COVID safety guidance.

Please see our website, http://www.draytonjunior.norfolk.sch.uk  for more details about the school.


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks, including providing evidence of your right to work in the UK, evidence of your “Qualified Teacher Status” and satisfactory references.



Closing date: Friday 8 January 2021

Interviews: Thursday 21 January 2021

How to apply

To access the online application form, please go to this website:




Only applications submitted on the specified application form will be considered.


Closing date for applications: Friday 8th January 2021

Shortlisting of applications: Tuesday 12th January 2021

Two-day interview Process: Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd January 2021


The candidates selected for interview will be informed after shortlisting. When submitting your application, please enclose an email address and telephone number. Confirmation of selection will follow via email.

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