This job expired on 9 September 2022

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    9 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 August 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Group 2 ISR L11-L18 (£54,901 - £63,508)

Headteacher job summary

Successful Learners, Confident Individuals, Responsible Citizens.

At Berry Hill Primary School we are passionate about our children and we strive to ensure that we are a vital and vibrant part of our community; we value the importance of working with each other, our parents, and the wider community.

We strive for all pupils to aspire to high academic achievement. We offer a high-quality provision supported by a wide variety of extra-curricular opportunities ensures skills and knowledge learned are life-long.

 Inclusion, diversity and respect are integral to our pupil’s personal development, equipping them with strong sense of self-belief and confidence. 

A focus on Wellbeing is integral to our provision for children, families and staff.We believe that an excellent Early Years provides the foundation for lifelong achievement, and to support this we have recently opened our teacher-led ‘Acorns’ pre-school.

The recent Schools’ White Paper provides the education system with exciting opportunities and challenges. The governors seek a new leader who understands how the national context can be successfully translated into our school community and locality; someone who will be a school, community and system leader.

Could you be our new leader?  Come along and visit us and see for yourself the wonderful opportunity that is offered to our new headteacher" 

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About Berry Hill Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
195 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

We can offer:
• Enthusiastic, polite children who genuinely love learning
• A dedicated, experienced school team who are eager to grow and develop new skills, working collaboratively with their headteacher
• A dedicated Friends Association that contributes actively to the school community
• A strongly committed Governing Board who will support you and ensure you further your own career and professional development

We are looking for an exceptional leader who can demonstrate:
• A clear strategic vision, built on experience of school leadership and an understanding of evidence-based pedagogy and the national context
• A passion for primary education, including Early Years, with the skills and knowledge to grow our new pre-school provision
• An understanding of the importance of and what is needed to ensure an environment that supports and develops the whole child holistically
• A desire to continually improve, seeking out and creating best practice, to achieve the highest standards of teaching and learning to achieve the best academic outcomes for pupils.
• The ability to build the confidence and trust of the whole community
• A clear understanding of how to be a school, community, and system leader.

If you have the vision and enthusiasm to inspire the staff, pupils, parents and wider community, alongside excellent leadership and interpersonal skills then we would be delighted to receive your application.

We warmly welcome and would recommend that potential candidates visit the school. Please contact the school directly and speak with the Headteacher. To arrange this please email on headteacher@berryhill.gloucs.sch.uk .

If you would like further information and an application pack regarding this position, please email Miss Wendy Gallagher at governor.services@gloucestershire.gov.uk or telephone 01452 427802.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Arranging a visit to Berry Hill Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email governor.services@gloucestershire.gov.uk.

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