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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 to L20

What skills and experience we're looking for

We would like a headteacher who will:

  • Understand the importance of maintaining the school’s existing values whilst instilling their own identity and leadership style
  • Ensure they know every child well Nurture positive relationships with pupils, parents and the wider community
  • Value staff and enable them to grow and achieve their full potential
  • Be a skilled and confident communicator
  • A positive, friendly presence who is accessible and gets to know each
Most importantly, our children need you to be:

  • A positive, friendly presence who is accessible and gets to know each and every one of them
  • Firm, fair and confident in your actions in running the school
  • An engaging and imaginative individual who enjoys sharing their stories and experience with the children
  • Enthusiastic to be the figurehead of a community school that is the heartbeat of a vibrant village
  • Committed to being creative, open-minded and aspiring to continuously develop and grow

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer:

  • The opportunity to lead a truly excellent school
  • A positive learning environment in a friendly village
  • Enthusiastic and dedicated support from a strong teaching staff
  • Supportive and friendly relations with the governing body
  • Excellent opportunities for career and skills development The

Commitment to safeguarding

The school prides itself on being an equal opportunities employer and abides by Safer Recruitment Practices.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An online search will be carried out
at shorlisting. All other Pre-employment checks including a DBS check, will be completed during the
recruitment process

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About Ben Rhydding Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
192 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01943 431133

Ben Rhydding Primary School is a single-form, entry state-funded school that is recognised as the heartbeat of our vibrant community. Set in the beautiful spa town of Ilkley, which was awarded Sunday Times Best Place to Live in 2022, Ben Rhydding enjoys a village-like feel with excellent proximity to Leeds and Bradford. The school is widely regarded as
the true heart of our community and enjoys fabulous views of Ilkley Moor
and the Cow and Calf Rocks, while our children benefit from regular activities on the moor and in local woodland.

Ben Rhydding Primary School received a Good Ofsted rating in 2019 and have maintained a reputation as an environment in which our children can thrive.

Arranging a visit to Ben Rhydding Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kim.taylor@benrhydding.bradford.sch.uk.

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