Head Teacher at Hurdsfield Primary School Macclesfield

Hurdsfield Community Primary School, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2LW

36 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 April 2023

  • Closing date

    9 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L15 to L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

An inspirational, committed Headteacher is required to provide the professional leadership and management to a well-established and competent staff team, driving forward the School Development Plan to ensure the school’s continuing development, growth, and success. Taking account of the needs of the local community, the Headteacher will ensure the delivery of a high-quality all-round education and personalised learning for all pupils.

The new Headteacher should:

  • Be an existing Headteacher, Deputy Head or Assistant Headteacher in a Primary School
  • Demonstrate evidence of successful strategic leadership
  • Have a working knowledge of all 3 stages of primary education – EYFS, KS1 and KS2
  • Have an appreciation of the challenges of providing an all-round education to a community with significant social/economic issues
  • Have experience of raising educational standards
  • Have a commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children
  • Be able to forge effective relationships with parents/carers, Governors, the Local Authority, and the local community

What the school offers its staff

Hurdsfield Primary and Nursery School is maintained by Cheshire East Council. The Group 2 school, with 166 pupils on roll, provides Primary and Nursery education to the Hurdsfield area of Macclesfield. A single class entry school proud of living up to its ethos “A brilliantly happy school where only our best will do”, we have made massive improvements in recent years to become a very popular and successful school, achieving a “Good” OFSTED rating in the summer.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers, and external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to schoolgovernanceeast@cheshireeast.gov.uk

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About Hurdsfield Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
166 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01625 912415

Arranging a visit to Hurdsfield Community Primary School

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

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