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  • Application deadline

    12 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 November 2021

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

This is a rewarding Headship; you will be able to lead our school on to the next stage of its journey and understand what our journey might look like. You must exhibit confidence, be an engaging communicator that displays empathy and has a clear focus on continuing to build a healthy workplace culture to benefit the wellbeing of staff and pupils.

This exciting opportunity gives a new Headteacher the scope to shape how our school moves forward. The future of our school requires a strong leader with a clear vision, who has the ability to communicate that vision to others and to make an instant impact.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
205 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

About Broomfield School

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for taking the time to find out more about our opportunity for a Headteacher at Broomfield Primary School. We have gathered together a great deal of useful information to help you understand our school, the culture and children. We believe that this position is one in which you can make a lasting difference to the lives of our children, their families and our staff while developing your own career.

Our school is located in a lovely semi-rural setting in the County Town of Northallerton, near the railway station and County Hall. Our school serves a desirable private residential estate and Northallerton’s surrounding Villages. The School has easy access to the good road links of the A1 and A19. Our school has close contacts with their community and have a thriving PTA who support the school. The school has ‘out of hours’ provision provided by a private company on site. We are well supported by our North Yorkshire County Council Senior Education Advisor.

The children, staff, parents, our governing body and our community are proud of our school where children are engaged in their learning and despite the recent pandemic are enthusiastic learners with the potential to make rapid progress. Our school can build on its many strengths and achievements under a new Headteacher, our School staff have an accurate understanding of the current levels of achievement and are committed to making sure the children make the necessary progress. Our Governing body have a good understanding of the strengths and areas for development of the school and very much look forward with working with the new Headteacher

In an ever-changing educational environment, there will be many exciting challenges ahead. Our school needs to continue to develop ever-stronger links with the governing body, parents and staff who actively support the school and you will need to maintain and develop the relationships which the school has built with the wider communities.

It is important to all at that our new Headteacher is a confident, engaging communicator with a positive outlook to support the community feel post-Covid to ensure continuation of the family atmosphere of the school, and who also respects difference and is dedicated to enabling all learners to aim high and achieve their potential.

For an informal, confidential conversation about the role please call Grant Hopkins on 07581143421 or email grant.hopkins@northyorks.gov.uk. Grant has been engaged to support us with recruitment to this key role. To arrange a school visit by appointment please contact Grant we would also encourage applicants to have a look at the school website to get a feel for our school.

On behalf of the governing body, thank you again for your interest in Broomfield Primary School and we look forward to receiving your application.

Yours faithfully,

Richard Shuttleworth
Chair of Governors

Arranging a visit to Broomfield School

To arrange a school visit by appointment please contact Grant Hopkins on 07971837589 or grant.hopkins@northyorks.gov.uk

School location

Broomfield Avenue, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL7 8RG

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