L19 - L27


Full Time

Job Term




Job Description

Required to start September 2022.

Following the planned retirement of a well-respected, dedicated and long-serving headteacher, the governing body, staff, children and their families are offering an exciting opportunity to lead this large (roll 570), popular and inclusive school at the heart of the community.

Governors and staff are committed to maintaining our school as a Foundation School working in close partnership with the Local Authority.

Our next Headteacher must:
– Be highly visible across school and approachable;
– Be assertive and firm in a fair and caring manner;
– Value the abilities of an established staff team;
– Bring their own personality and humour to the role;
– Be able to celebrate and protect the unique ethos and identity of our happy school.

We will offer you:
– Dedicated, supportive and highly skilled staff who go above and beyond every day;
– Children who enjoy coming to school;
– Parents who support and challenge us;
– A hard-working PTFA;
– A modern and spacious PFI school built in 2008 with good indoor and outdoor sports facilities and a new Local Authority funded extension;
– A beautiful outlook over fields and the River Tamar on the Devon and Cornwall border.

We would be delighted to show you our lovely school from 12 January 2022. Please telephone 01752 365297 to make an appointment.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates. All candidates should also read our Safeguarding policy before applying.

Riverside Community Primary is committed to equal opportunities. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

An application form and further information is available from
Please apply by 10am on the closing date.
Interview Date: 14 and 15 February 2022

Job Details

  • Organisation
    Other Organisations
  • Work Location
  • Work Postcode
    PL5 1DD
  • Reference
  • Occupational Group
    School Leadership
  • Salary Details
    L19 - L27
  • Job Term
  • Appointment Type
    Full Time
  • Hours
  • Closing Date
  • DBS Check Required