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Head Teacher - Full-time

Culverstone Green Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2110-81L
  • Posted:13/03/2020
  • Pay:Group 2, L15-L21, £57,986 - £67,183
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:15/04/2020 at 17:00
  • Interviews:21st/22nd April


Would you like to lead a school where the educational and social values are exceptional and the community atmosphere is thriving?

A vacancy has arisen for Head Teacher at Culverstone Green Primary School, due to the current Head Teacher moving to the full-time position of Chief Executive Officer of our exciting and expanding small, local Trust.

The Pathway Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a passionate and motivated Head Teacher to lead our talented and supportive team at Culverstone Green Primary School. We are committed to finding the very best candidate to lead Culverstone Green as the current Head Teacher steps up to the role of full-time CEO and the school continues to build upon its sucess: Someone who will lead by example, with integrity, creativity, resilience and clarity and encourage all pupils and staff to succeed.

There are now 5 schools within the trust, creating many opportunities for collaborative working, with support from both the Chief Executive Officer and the Deputy CEO.

Scope of the Role

The Head Teacher of Culverstone Green will:

- Be responsible for the successful organisation, management and development of the school within the framework of The Pathway Academy Trust's vision, ethos and policies.
- Be accountable for and take responsibility for the performance of the school: Raising educational standards, promoting the safeguarding and welfare of all children, implementing a curriculum that is relevant, exciting and engaging, whilst providing inspirational and professional leadership and establishing a culture that promotes excellence, equality and high expectations for all.
- Be a role model and ambassador for The Pathway Academy Trust, upholding its values and aims.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

These are centred on the four domains in the National Standards of Excellence for Head Teachers.

Further details are in the attached brochure.


Culverstone Green 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 applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check).

To find out more about our school and whether you would like to become part of The Pathway Academy Trust team, please take a look at our website. Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and should be arranged through The Pathway Academy Trust.

Before applying for this role, please ensure that you have read all the relevant information. The job description and person specification will be used by the selection panel to shortlist your application; therefore please demonstrate in your application how you fulfil all the requirements.

The Directors of The Pathway Academy Trust would like to thank you for taking the time to consider this unique and exciting opportunity.

Please find attached a brochure with more details about this opportunity and how to apply.

Information about the school

We are a popular, rural village school with 7 classes and a nursery. CGPS formed part of the Pathway Academy Trust in October 2015. TPAT currently has five schools: Meopham Community Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Wrotham Road and Culverstone Green. This provides opportunities for career progression allowing us to keep the very best staff within the Trust.

We have a brand new school building and school grounds that are beautifully rural and spacious. The children have a school council and their view point is very important to us. We have a supportive Local Governing Body and an active PTA. We are an innovative and creative school with a positive, friendly and motivated staff team. We are committed to CPD. We even have our own school dog! Come and see for yourself!

Please do have a look at our Facebook page and school website.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Victoria Windus
  • Address:Wrotham Road, Culverstone Green, Near Gravesend, Kent, DA13 0RF
  • Telephone: 01732 822568
  • Email: HRadmin@tpat.co.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.