Headteacher - South Kilvington CofE Primary School


Dear Applicant

On behalf of the governors and members of the school community l would like to thank you for taking an interest in the position of Headteacher at South Kilvington CE Primary School.  We hope that you will find the information provided to be a useful introduction to our School and that you will take the opportunity to apply for the post.

We are a small, family focused school with a strong Christian ethos.  Our children are valued, happy and well-behaved who enjoy learning.  Rated as Good by Ofsted and SIAMS, we are committed to continuous improvement and maintaining a broad and creative curriculum. The school is regularly praised for its inclusive ethos and has a well-established reputation for supporting SEND pupils effectively.

We wish to appoint an inspirational and innovative Headteacher who will nurture, guide and motivate our children and staff to reach their full potential.  There will be many exciting challenges ahead and we are seeking a passionate leader who understands and can demonstrate outstanding teaching, together with the vision and drive to lead the school forward.  On this journey you will be supported by experienced and loyal staff, good relationships with parents/carers, a dedicated governing body and strong links with the Church.

I would encourage you to visit our school in advance of your application and see for yourself the enthusiasm that our children have for their education. Such a visit is not part of the selection process, and whether or not applicants have visited will not influence the final outcome. If you’d like the opportunity to visit, please call Sarah Smith, School Administrator on 01845 523191. If you have any questions about the role, please call Steve Cooper at North Yorkshire County Council on 01609 536578.

I hope you find the information provided useful and informative and that it will encourage you to apply. On behalf of the governing body, thank you again for your interest in South Kilvington CE Primary School.

Yours faithfully,


Andrew Leeming

Chair of Governors