Head Teacher, Nottinghamshire


Coddington Church of England Nursery and Primary School

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 20th February 2023

Preferred start date: September 2023

Contract type: Full Time

Salary: L18-24

Contract term: Permanent


Coddington is a Church of England Nursery and Primary School with a good reputation, offering a high-quality education for children of the village and the local area.   The school achieves strong outcomes and progress measures facilitated by a strong collective commitment to high quality learning; wide opportunities to learn in different contexts; care for all its pupils; the development of positive values in a Christian context.


This is an exceptional opportunity to lead a wonderful school into its next chapter. The school strives to provide a unique education to every pupil, valuing each as an individual.  The governors and the school’s new partner Trust are seeking to appoint a dynamic strategic leader enabling the school and its pupils to flourish.


Our new Head Teacher will have the opportunity to build on already strong and warm local partnerships.  They will lead the school to excellence with a strong moral purpose, hope for the future and ambition for every pupil.  This is an opportunity to make a real difference to a school that is already on a rapid improvement journey.  Leading the school into its next chapter will be supported by Minster Trust for Education as the school works towards academy conversion and builds on an already successful collaboration.


If you believe you have the relevant skills and experience for this position and this opportunity could be the next step in your career, we would welcome your application. An application pack is available from the TES website



For further information or to discuss this post please contact:

Louise Carpenter (Executive Leader, Coddington and MITRE) – l.carpenter@coddington.notts.sch.uk ; Sarah Evans (Chair of Governors) – sarah.evans@coddington.notts.sch.uk .  You can also discuss the post with Matthew Parris (CEO, MITRE) on 01636 551102 ceo@mitretrust.org.uk


Applications for this post close at 12 noon on Monday 20th February 2023.  Assessment/Interviews will take place in the week commencing 27th February 2023 at the school.


Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to visit Coddington Church of England Nursery and Primary School.  You will be able to meet the children and see for yourself the exciting opportunities the school has to offer.  Details of how to arrange a visit are included in the application brochure.


Nottinghamshire Local Authority and Minster Trust for Education is committed to safeguarding children and the promotion of equal opportunities for staff and students. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and complete a KCSIE Declaration. When completing the application form there is no requirement to provide your date of birth or complete Section 8 at this stage of the process.



Inspirational Part – Time KS2 Teacher (MPS) 13.75 hours (Weds, Thurs, Fri)


From 17 April 2023- 1 term only


We are looking for a KS2 teacher who is flexible, creative, and passionate about learning, whilst being committed to contributing to all aspects of school life;

  • Creative in approaches to learning and able to secure high quality outcomes;
  • Is supportive of our Christian and Value based ethos
  • A team player who has a great sense of humor;
  • Has very high expectations of standards of teaching, pupil achievement and behaviour;

In return, we offer:

  • A positive and supportive environment in which to work;
  • Well behaved, enthusiastic children;
  • A high level of parental involvement;
  • A focused CPD Package
  • Collaborative working with staff groups across other schools in the area.

If you can demonstrate good to outstanding teaching and would like the opportunity to work in a school that is in the heart of the community with a committed team, please contact the school by email to office@coddington.notts.sch.uk for an application form and further details. The closing date for applications will be Monday 20 February at 12:00 and interviews will be held the week commencing 27 February 2023.