60 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2025

  • Closing date

    16 September 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

IPR L7 to L13

What skills and experience we're looking for

Number on roll: 94

Age range: 4 - 11

Are children at the heart of your work? Are you looking for a challenge? If so, read on. The Governing BodyofBeckingham Primary School have an exciting opportunity for a new headteacher to lead ourwell-regardedschool and to build upon our existing strong foundations to develop the school even further.

This exciting opportunity has arisen due to the promotion of our Headteacher. The successful candidate will currently be a Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher or experienced Senior Leader. They will act as an inspirational leader and exceptional classroom practitioner in a schoolwhere every individual is inspired to learn and achieve in a safe and caring environment.We are looking for an individual with a clear vision for the further development of our excellent and welcoming school.

We are a small rural school with a community focus and a nurturing approach, ‘Ensuring every child succeeds and THRIVES becoming a life-long learner, prepared for the world of tomorrow’.

We work hard to ensure ‘Every child at Beckingham Primary School THRIVES’ and this encapsulates the high expectations we have of everyone in our school community.The children are keen to learn and love the opportunities that the staff provide them with. The opportunity to make a real difference to the children and their life-chances is awaiting the right candidate.

We are looking forsomeone to start in January 2025 who can build on the work of the currentheadteacherand provide children with an exceptionally high-quality educational experience. If this sounds like your next step, you will need to be someone who:

  • Inspires colleagues to be the very best that they can be.
  • Provides expertise in primary practice and curriculum development.
  • Is passionate about education and has children at the heart of all your work.
  • Works with resilience, determination, integrity, and courage
  • Brings a commitment to setting high expectations.
  • Recognisesthe existing strengths of the school and areas for development.
  • Has a strong commitment to inclusion, equality, and diversity.
  • Understands the challenges of working in small schools with mixed year-group classes.
  • Develops and nurtures positive relationships with pupils, staff, governors, and the wider school community.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we will offer you:

  • Responsive pupils who enjoy coming to school, are well-behaved and eager to learn.
  • An experienced and outward looking Governing Body.
  • A successful school with potential for further development.
  • CPD appropriate to your needs and potential.
  • An environment where you can work in partnership with pupils,staff,governors, the local and wider community to encourage children to strive for excellence and aim high, laying the foundations for life-long learning.

Further details about the role

What to do next:

Visits to our school are encouraged; please call the school office on 01427 848230 to make an appointment.

Application forms and further details are available from Governor Services by emailing:governors@nottscc.gov.ukor by telephone: 0115 804 4666.

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 16th September 10 am.Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 17th September, at 4pm and interviews are planned for September 25th and 26th.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

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.

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

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About Beckingham Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
89 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01427 848230

Beckingham Primary School is a successful and friendly village school. Our vision is to be an inclusive school, at the heart of the community where everyone THRIVES, growing into confident, happy and successful learners, inspired to make a difference and be readily prepared for their future. 'Ensuring every child succeeds and THRIVES becoming a life-long learner, prepared for the world of tomorrow’.

Arranging a visit to Beckingham Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@beckingham.notts.sch.uk.

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