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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Monday - Friday

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualified Teacher Status (E) Successfully completed or part way through NPQH (E)

Experience in EYFS and at least one other key stage in the Primary range (E)

Financial awareness and the ability to understand, plan and manage a budget in the context of financial benchmarking and best value principles (E)

Experience of transformational change (D)

Experience of working in a school with a multi-ethnic, multi-faith community and with diverse socio-economic/disadvantaged and advantaged families (D)

Detailed knowledge of safeguarding practices and policy implementation (E)

Evidence of inspirational and collaborative leadership, strategic planning, effective school improvement and target setting (E)

Up-to-date knowledge of SEND and inclusion provision (E)

Experience of working in collaboration with other schools, fellow professionals and external organisations to improve outcomes for all children (D)

Experience of coaching, guiding and mentoring individuals and teams (E)

Demonstrable experience of leading, developing and managing staff (E)

Demonstrates sound judgement by consistently assessing and balancing risks and opportunities in decision-making processes (E)

Demonstrable experience of the school self-evaluation and performance management processes and their impact on raising standards (E)

Demonstrable Written and Oral communication skills (E)

Evidence of working with parents and the community (E)

Demonstrable effective interpersonal skills (E)

Demonstrable leadership experience as Headteacher/Deputy Headteacher (E)

Demonstrable experience of working effectively with a governing body and enabling Governors to fulfil their roles and meet their responsibilities (D)

Has the vision, ambition and ability to think and work strategically (E)

A commitment to inclusion, achievement for all and have a heartfelt commitment to equality (E)

Sets high expectations and demonstrates a passionate commitment to teaching and learning, aspiring for excellent educational outcomes (E)

Exhibits emotional resilience by maintaining composure in challenging situations and effectively managing change, ambiguity, and setbacks (E)

Displays the ability to perform efficiently and effectively under pressure, as evidenced by consistent and successful outcomes during demanding situations (E)

What the school offers its staff

  • A warm, collaborative environment dedicated to the whole child’s development
  • Happy, engaged children who enjoy coming to their school
  • A welcoming ethos fostering community, collaboration and inclusion
  • Opportunities to forge lasting connections within our diverse community
  • A highly supportive Leadership Team, Governing Body and Parent Association

Commitment to safeguarding

Five Elms are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant.

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About Five Elms Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
457 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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Arranging a visit to Five Elms Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rhelim@five-elms.bardaglea.org.uk.

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