35 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    25 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 November 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Part time
2 days per week
Contract type

Job summary


Executive Headteacher – Copley and New Road Federation
L18 to L24
Starting Easter 2022

Copley Primary School 4 - 11 years - NOR 278 rising to 315 by Sept 2023.
New Road Primary School 4-11 years- NOR 150.
On the retirement of the Executive Headteacher, Nan Oldfield, the governing body is seeking to appoint a new Executive Headteacher. The role is to lead on the strategic direction of the Federation of Copley and New Road Primary school for 2 days a week alongside both Headteachers. It is envisaged you will work one day based at each of the two schools.
The Federation has been established now since 2012 and continues to flourish, resulting in excellent outcomes for all pupils. All aspects of the school's demographic are similar or above National Averages.
The governing body would welcome applications for this role as a stand-alone role, or for an experienced leader this role can be incorporated into the Headteacher role at Copley Primary School also currently being advertised.
We are seeking to appoint a committed, strong & inspirational Executive Headteacher who:

* Will support and drive both Headteachers to maintain and promote excellent standards of teaching & learning by building on the schools existing strengths
* Is able to promote & drive tangible school improvement at a sustainable pace
* Has high aspirations for all pupils and staff within the federation
* Can inspire and work collaboratively with both Headteachers and the senior leadership teams to secure the best outcomes for our pupils
* Can bring new, creative and innovative ways of working to the Federation based on current research to continue to drive standards up in each and every subject

We offer the new Executive Headteacher

* A supportive and engaged governing body who are passionate about the school.
* An experienced, stable and talented senior leadership team at both schools.
* A motivated, stable & talented staff both in and out of the classroom.
* Teaching that is consistently very strong.
* Motivated pupils' whose involvement in their own learning is impressive & their behaviour excellent.
* An already well-developed and wide ranging curriculum.
* Well-developed grounds & facilities boasting excellent facilities that support teaching & learning.

Applying for the job

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
263 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

About Copley Primary School

Copley Primary School 4 - 11 years - NOR 278 rising to 315 by Sept 2023.
New Road Primary School 4-11 years- NOR 150.

Arranging a visit to Copley Primary School

We strongly recommend a visit to the school so please contact our admin team on 01422 354209 to arrange a visit.

School location

Wakefield Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 0TP

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