The Headteacher shall carry out their professional duties in accordance with and subject to the "Conditions of Employment of Headteachers" set down in the current Schoolteachers Pay and Conditions Document and as amended from time to time.
Nothing in this job description shall amend, or is intended to amend, those overriding requirements.
The core purpose of the Headteacher is to provide professional leadership and management to ensure a happy and effective primary school, within its local context.
With the Governing Body, the Headteacher provides vision, leadership and direction for the school and ensures that it is managed and organised to meet its aims and targets. The Headteacher also seeks to secure the commitment of the wider community to the school by developing and maintaining appropriate networks and relationships.
Essential educational requirements
Qualified Teacher Status. Evidence of further relevant professional development in school leadership such as NPQH, Higher Degree, Post Graduate qualification, or other relevant leadership and professional development.
Generic qualifications, knowledge, experience, skills and qualities to fulfil this role are set out in “National Standards for Excellence of Headteachers” (DfE/00019/2015). It is downloadable from National Standards for excellence of Head Teachers
Essential skills and experience
Experience of teaching in schools covering at least KS2 age range, supporting pupils with SEND and a commitment to further developing our resource provision and upholding our inclusive ethos.
Substantial experience of working within a senior management team, with evidence of successful whole school responsibility.
The opportunity to lead an LA school that was confirmed as continuing to be a GOOD school by Ofsted in November 2017 and judged to be OUTSTANDING as a Church School in September 2015. With a stable staff and supporting Governing body, in an attractive location. We are also offering an L12-L18 pay scale.
About Durrington Church of England Controlled Junior School
- Bulford Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 8DL
- LA Maintained School
- Durrington Church of England Controlled Junior School website (opens in a new window)