Headteacher Buntingsdale Primary School and Nursery, Market Drayton, Shropshire

Job description

The children, staff, parents and Governors of Buntingsdale Primary School are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and experienced leader. You are likely to be an experienced Deputy Headteacher or Assistant Headteacher looking for a new challenge, with a desire and a passion to see all children reach their full potential. We are a friendly, small, rural school with a local army barracks forming part of our catchment area.

Visits to the school can be arranged via the school and these will be held on Wednesday 11th September at a time during the school day. Please contact the school to arrange a time to visit on 01630 638370.

Closing date: Sunday 22nd September 2019
Shortlisting: Wednesday 2nd October 2019
Interviews: Thursday 17th October 2019

Essential educational requirements

Fully acquainted with the demands and requirements of EYFS, Key Stage 1 and 2 curriculum

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status and degree qualification

Essential skills and experience

We are looking for a Headteacher who will have:
• Recent successful experience at leadership at a senior level.
• The skills and abilities to nurture, inspire and challenge our children.
• A passion to see all children reach their full potential regardless of ability.
• A desire to work with the whole school community to build upon the school’s achievements to date and “Good” OFSTED 2019, to lead us to the next stage of the school’s development.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to be reflective, with good communication and listening skills; able to recognise current strengths and maintain stability, whilst managing necessary change.
• A desire to work collaboratively with staff, governors, parents and children in making our school better.
• The confidence to consider and explore school improvement initiatives as well as the opportunities that may arise to seek closer partnerships in an ever-changing educational landscape.

About Buntingsdale Primary School and Nursery

Buntingsdale Park, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 2HB
LA Maintained School
Buntingsdale Primary School and Nursery website (opens in a new window)