8 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    8 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

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

With support from the Governors and Local Authority (LA), the Headteacher is to provide professional leadership and management in respect of the direction, standards, quality of education, financial management and safeguarding to achieve the school’s vision and ethos. In particular, the Headteacher will:

  • Provide leadership and management which enables the school to support and develop each member of staff, ensuring quality education of the highest standard is being delivered while focusing on the emotional wellbeing of staff and children alike.
  • Embodying the current vision, values and ethos of the school and communicating these to the children, staff and parents, empowering both staff and children to achieve their full potential and motivating others to carry this vision forward.
  • Be the lead professional for safeguarding and child protection.
  • Evaluate the school’s performance and identify priorities for continuous improvement.
  • Ensure quality teaching within every classroom with continued professional development of all staff and oneself.
  • Ensuring inclusion is at the heart of everything at school.
  • Ensure the school budget and resources are managed sustainably and deployed in the best interest of the children and the whole school community.
  • Welcome strong governance and actively support the Governing Body to understand its role and deliver its functions effectively with open and honest communication.
  • To support Governors and drive the school’s vision and ethos.
  • Keeping abreast of national developments and reflecting those within the school.

What the school offers its staff

We are in an inclusive, inspiring and innovative school that want the right candidate to join us on our journey. You will nurture and inspire the vision and ethos of our school and lead and motivate our children and staff. Crompton Primary is a nurturing, inclusive school, putting our children's needs at the core of everything we do. Building our children to not only gain good academic qualifications, but emotional literacy to help them lead well rounded and full lives long after leaving school. We want our children to reach their full potential and know that the foundation to this is an early development of vocabulary and communication. It is an ever changing world where our children need to be secure with who they are and can celebrate the differences of people in Britain today.

“Learning Without Limits”, is our vision and we want to be inclusive and inspiring to our children and innovative with the ways in which we approach this.

All children are entitled to an education with removed barriers for learning, we want our learning without limits mission statement to be at the core everything we do and embedded at every level. We want a Head who understands adaptive teaching and will give high quality teaching with adaptive styles for all. As passion for SEN, with an understanding of SEND running through everything we do, how our childrens needs are met through every subject. If you think that you could propel us forward in this direction and the whole child's development is just as important to you as the grades they receive then Crompton Primary is the school for you. I look forward to your application

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding children. All appointments will be subject to successful references and a DBS check. Please read the attached Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to info@crompton.oldham.sch.uk

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About Crompton Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
222 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0161 770 6741

Arranging a visit to Crompton Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@crompton.oldham.sch.uk.

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