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  • Start date details

    Autumn Term Part 2 or Spring Term 2025 (Earlier if possible)

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £70,000 and £80,000

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a Head of School who will support the smooth day to day running of the academy. Reporting directly to the Principal, your core responsibilities will be to:

  • Work with the Principal to implement the strategic vision for the academy plan for the future.
  • Be accountable for the efficiency and effectiveness of the academy and to engage in the systematic and rigorous self-evaluation of the work of the academy, collecting and using a rich set of data to understand the strengths and weaknesses of the academy.
  • Contribute to a dialogue that builds partnerships and community consensus on values, beliefs and shared responsibilities; to listen to, reflect and act on community feedback and build and maintain effective relationships with parents, carers, partners and the community that enhance the education of all pupils.
  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the academy to meet specific objectives.
  • Take the lead role within the academy to motivate, support, challenge, and develop individuals and teams; foster an open, fair, equitable culture, treating people with dignity and respect to create and maintain a positive culture.
  • Work with the Principal and Head of Finance to set budgets and ensure financial stability for the academy.
  • Work with the Principal and take the lead role within the academy to secure and sustain effective teaching and learning throughout the academy, to monitor and evaluate the quality of teaching and standards of pupils' achievement, using benchmarks and setting targets for improvement.

What the school offers its staff

Please refer to our Head of School Candidate Application Pack below.

Commitment to safeguarding

Lacey Green Primary Academy is committed to providing a secure and supportive environment in which children can develop and grow into mature and responsible people. Safeguarding children is a central part of our whole academy approach to ensure that children are protected from abuse and neglect and that every child reaches their full potential.

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About Lacey Green Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
424 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

We are a school that combines academic rigour with musical and art excellence, sporting and extra-curricular endeavour.

Lacey Green is a happy and thriving Primary Academy which is proud to serve its local community. Our children, families, staff and governors come from many different backgrounds and we believe this plays an important part in making Lacey Green the harmonious, vibrant and successful school that it is. We expect our pupils to behave impeccably and to show politeness and kindness at all times.

Our teachers are high-performing, dedicated and experienced professionals who want to make a difference to each and every pupil’s future. We are committed to a rounded education. The art and musical opportunities plus all the sporting activities we offer, are truly exceptional. Our extra-curricular provision is extensive and encourages all pupils to develop intellectual curiosity and discover new interests while demonstrating commitment beyond the core curriculum. Everyone is committed to ensuring that our children feel safe, happy and valued as well as ensuring they achieve their very best and develop a lifelong love of learning which is reflected in our motto ….Aspire to Achieve……

Arranging a visit to Lacey Green Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sshaw@laceygreen.cheshire.sch.uk.

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