Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    8 February 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L16 -L22

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our new Headteacher will be:

  • energetic, innovative, positive and demonstrate an attitude to forward thinking
  • an excellent communicator with a clear vision, to set and maintain high standards and achievable targets for all our children
  • Provide high quality education to facilitate independent and collaborative learning
  • caring and inclusive

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you the opportunity to:

  • A warm and friendly school atmosphere with children who are proud of their school and are enthusiastic about their learning
  • A highly professional and dedicated staff, and a very supportive Governing body, fully committed to the ongoing development of the whole school
  • Cluster school support, parental and voluntary involvement

Further details about the role

The Governors of Upperby Primary school wish to appoint a committed, motivated and enthusiastic Headteacher for our school.

Our last Ofsted inspection December ‘22 graded Upperby Primary School as good We are looking for an inspiring and enthusiastic Headteacher to continue to lead a successful, happy and safe school.

Commitment to safeguarding

Upperby Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all staff to adhere to this. The successful candidate will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, DBS and, a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Upperby Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
390 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01228 815460

Our school serves the south of Carlisle, with 375 children currently attending. Our experienced teaching staff are committed to providing a stimulating and creative curriculum within a nurturing environment, placing high priority on ensuring our children feel happy and safe. We place great importance on academic excellence and ensuring we can develop aspirations for all our children, so that they are able to achieve and be the best that they can be. We enrich our children’s education through a wide range of activities, such as school choir, music tuition, visitors and trips. Children in Key Stage 2 are able to attend a range of residential experiences. We are an inclusive school meeting the differing needs of children.

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