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Opportunities at Longden CE Primary School and Nursery 

Position of Headteacher at Longden CE Primary School and Nursery

Closing Date: Monday 2nd May 2022

Required for Spring term 2023


The children, staff, parents and Governors of Longden CE Primary School and Nursery are looking for a new Headteacher, passionate about primary education, with a strong child-centred philosophy, and committed to leading in a way which reflects the school’s Christian vision and values. You are likely to be an experienced Key Stage Leader, Assistant/Deputy Headteacher or already a Headteacher looking for a new challenge, with a desire and a passion to see all children reach their full potential within a successful school.  


We are a friendly, caring school, set in the beautiful rural South Shropshire countryside, but with close links to the town of Shrewsbury.  Our children are confident, eager learners who embody our caring and inclusive ethos and are supported by committed, highly professional staff.  This post will also involve a 0.2 FTE teaching role. 


We encourage all applicants to make a school visit, which can be arranged by contacting the School Business Manager, Rachel Bradshaw, on 01743 860480 or



Please complete the application form via the Shropshire Council website where further information is also available. The School’s HR Officer may be contacted regarding any queries – Alan James Tel: 01743 257834 or contact the school office for a copy of the application pack.


Closing date

Applications must be submitted online by Monday 2nd May 2022 at 5pm. Any supporting documents can be attached to the application or Emailed to or posted to Employment Services, Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND.



These will take place over one day on 19th May 2022, with an option of 23rd May 2022 if necessary. Shortlisted candidates will be advised on the range of tasks and activities that will make up the selection process.


Appointment timescales

We aim to appoint the selected Headteacher by the end of May 2022, to be in place for 1st January 2023.