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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    13 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 December 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 to L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our children and school community are looking for a headteacher who will:

● Lead by example – with integrity, creativity, and clarity – inspiring and influencingother stakeholders to provide the best educational environment for our children

● Have an understanding of the distinctiveness of a church school and a passion forthe school’s Christian ethos

● Prioritise the wellbeing, resilience and achievements of our children and staff andput this at the heart of all decisions

● Create a stimulating school learning environment, encouraging enquiring minds andthe development of lifelong learning skills and attitudes

● Demand ambitious standards for all pupils, overcoming disadvantage and advancingequality, instilling a strong sense of ownership and accountability from staff for the impact their work has on pupils’ outcomes

● Create an ethos within which an already skilled staff team are motivated andsupported to research and develop their own skills and subject knowledge, and to support each other

● Be visible and accessible, engaging positively with children, staff, parents,Governors, and the community

● Provide a safe, calm, and well-ordered environment for all pupils and staff, focusedon developing exemplary behaviour in school and beyond

● Evaluate the school’s performance and identify the priorities for continuousimprovement and raising standards

● Ensure an outward-facing school capable of collaborating in partnership with other schools and organisations to champion best practices and excellent outcomes for pupils

● Have safeguarding as a top priority and ensure all relevant policies and proceduresare fully implemented and followed by all staff.

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

● Confident, happy children who enjoy their time in school and are eager to learn andsucceed

● Talented, committed staff who are open to professional development and newideas

● A fully supportive Governing Body who are ambitious for the school and its pupils

● A bright, spacious, and well-resourced learning environment set in lovely grounds

● A thriving school community with supportive parents, an active PTA, excellentrelationships with our local parish church and strong collaborative relationships with our neighbouring schools.

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About Barwick-in-Elmet Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
221 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0113 2812132

Barwick-in-Elmet Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

Arranging a visit to Barwick-in-Elmet Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email pauline.berry@barwickprimary.co.uk.

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