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Please note that any vacancies listed in this section are the responsibility of the school named. The appointment and appointment process is completely independent of the Diocese of Lincoln, and all enquiries should be made directly to the employing school or governing body.

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Project Management Consultant - LDBE

70 hours over the period of the contract

To start June 2021 or earlier

Contract to finish March 2022

Lincoln Diocesan Board of Education (LDBE), mindful of the current education climate, formed its academy strategy to plan for the formation of further majority church MATs in order to support schools.

Trustees at St Lawrence Academy are actively seeking a sustainable future. Their application to change from a SAT to a MAT has been successful as has a bid to be part of the DfE Diocesan MAT Formation Pilot which runs until March 2022 at which time this role will cease.

LDBE is looking to appoint, on a consultancy basis, a project manager to work with St Lawrence to encourage local schools to look at the new trust as a viable alternative to secure their futures. The project manager will also work with these schools all the way through to conversion into the new trust.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of school leadership such as will evince credibility to head teachers and governors, will understand the current complex education landscape and be committed to guiding schools to bring about the best outcomes for pupils. They will have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to take initiatives and embrace new opportunities and have the ability to work strategically, building strong, effective partnerships with a variety of stakeholders in education.

The successful candidate will share our vision for our family of schools, working together for the good of all pupils underpinned by Christian values.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A proven track record of successful senior leadership in an educational setting
  • The ability to inspire trust and confidence
  • knowledge and understanding of Multi Academy Trusts
  • Experience of taking schools into Multi Academy Trusts
  • The ability to work inclusively within a Christian organisation

If you are interested in this opportunity to contribute to the development of Church School education in a dynamic and forward thinking diocese, please contact Jackie Waters-Dewhurst  

Closing Date:  Monday 17th May2021 (no later than 12 noon)
The LDBE promotes diversity and wants a workforce which reflects Christian values. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.

The LDBE is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.

Headteacher - Gainsborough Parish CofE Primary School

Salary: L15 to L21
Location: Lincolnshire
Contract type: Full Time
Contract term: Permanent
Commencing: September 2021

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen to lead our school in the heart of Gainsborough. The Governors are looking for an inspirational, enthusiastic and motivated Headteacher.
The children and staff would like an empathetic, friendly, fair, well organised and highly
knowledgeable Headteacher who values and supports partnership working with everyone in our school community. We are looking for someone who will nurture the positive relationships and
lead by example.

We can offer:
➢ The opportunity to work with wonderful, enthusiastic children who are committed to their learning.

➢ Passionate and committed teaching and support staff who value professional development.

➢ A forward-looking, positive and knowledgeable governing body.

➢ A learning environment to enable children to be the best they can be.

➢ A vibrant church school in a unique setting, at the heart of our community.

You will need to have:
➢ The highest expectations for children’s attainment, personal development, welfare and behaviour.

➢ A will to promote our school's inclusive values and Christian ethos.

➢ A clear vision of excellence in primary education with the ability to think strategically and lead the school through the next exciting phase of its development.

➢ Proven leadership with evidence of understanding and embedding new initiatives to develop and enhance the curriculum.

➢ The ability to build on the current effective and well-structured school model.

➢ An understanding of effective leadership and an ability to develop and empower a team of highly motivated, passionate and dedicated staff.

➢ An openness to the advice and guidance of others.

➢ A desire to develop and nurture strong working relationships enabling pupils and adults to thrive and flourish.

If you are energetic, with the drive and passion to develop us both academically and pastorally, we would be delighted to hear from you!

Closing date: Monday 17th May 2021 at 9am
Interview date: Friday 21st May 2021 (depending on Covid 19 restrictions,
interviews may be conducted online).

Visits to our school are positively encouraged and welcom ed, however will be subject to Covid 19 restrictions.

To book a visit, please contact Sharon Sehmi on email

Application packs are available on the school website, and can also be downloaded here.

Completed application forms should be emailed to the Clerk to the Governors Sharon Sehmi whose email address is

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Assistant Headteacher - Lisle Marsden CofE Primary Academy

Lisle Marsden are looking for an Assistant Headteacher

Following the retirement of our long serving Assistant Headteacher, an exciting opportunity has arisen at Lisle Marsden for a highly motivated, dynamic and inspirational SENCO or aspiring SENCO with proven successful leadership experience, to join our very popular and highly regarded Church of England stand-alone academy in the role of Assistant Headteacher, with responsibility for Inclusion and Wellbeing.

This post is a vital appointment in terms of fulfilling our Christian vision and ambition for our inclusive academy to secure ‘a life in all its fullness’ for our most vulnerable children. As such, we are determined to recruit a highly capable, dedicated and ambitious professional who will add value to the academy in ensuring excellent levels of academic progress and securing the safety and best possible social and emotional wellbeing for all our pupils.

The successful candidate will lead our dedicated inclusion and pupil wellbeing team to support our pupils, and coordinate SEND provision and practice school-wide. Building on our strong established inclusive practice, you will determine and implement strategies to raise the achievement of children with SEND, EAL, disadvantaged pupils and those who are identified as needing increased challenge through intervention and support.

The successful candidate will need to have the skills and experience to deal with parents, local authority officers, educational psychologists, SEN specialist teachers, social workers and police in this demanding but very rewarding role.

As Assistant Headteacher you will be an integral part of the Senior Leadership Team, supporting the academy to achieve our vision through developing excellent teaching and learning for all, as well as strengthening and leading the implementation of our school development priorities. You will also undertake a number of other key roles within the academy to ensure safeguarding and pupils’ pastoral needs are given the highest priority.

We can offer:

  • An excellent well-resourced learning environment
  • Children who are enthusiastic, well behaved and engaged in their learning
  • The opportunity to work in one of the most consistently successful primary schools in North East Lincolnshire
  • A friendly, hardworking and supportive staff team committed to the academy and raising outcomes for our children
  • A strong support and commitment to your professional development
  • Excellent career development opportunities to support you on your journey
  • The opportunity to work alongside an experienced and driven leadership team

Employee benefits:

  • Relocation package
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance scheme
  • Quality laptop
  • Priority pupil admission to the academy for staff through the admissions policy

Visits to the academy are strongly recommended. If you would like to see what we have to offer and talk directly to us, safe socially distanced visits can be arranged prior to shortlisting and interviews. Alternatively, please call us to find out more.

Applying for the job

Letter to candidates, job description, person specification and application forms are downloadable below. All forms are also available on our academy website which provides comprehensive information about the school . Applications together with a supporting personal statement detailing your experiences and qualities that make you suitable for the role should be emailed to Mrs. Catherine Newton by noon Friday 14th May. Interviews will take place WC: 26th May.