Headteacher - Cumberworth C E (A) First School
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Job start date
1 September 2023
24 March 2023 at 11:59pm
24 February 2023
- Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2
- View all Full timejobs - Full Time
- Pay Scale L8-L14 (salary dependent on experience)
What skills and experience we're looking for
Due to the retirement of our current Head we have an exciting opportunity for a current headteacher looking to broaden their experience, or an experienced deputy or assistant head wishing to develop their leadership skills further.
The governors, pupils and staff at Cumberworth are looking to appoint a highly motivated and energetic individual into this leadership role who has a desire to lead a First school that sits at the heart of our community. A leader who is passionate in driving the growth and development of our happy and welcoming school. We would like a headteacher who is compassionate and caring.
With the governing body, the headteacher will provide leadership and direction for the school and ensure it is managed and organised to meet our vision. We are committed to your continual professional development.
The headteacher will be responsible for the quality of teaching and learning, the internal organisation of the school, the effective control of the school's finances and for leading and managing the staff. As this is a small school, this role also has a weekly teaching commitment (up to 25% teaching commitment). You will have a demonstrable record of organisational skills and good practice within the classroom environment having the ability to forge strong relationships with pupils, parents, local schools and community networks will be a key requirement.
If you have the very highest standards and expectations for yourself and the pupils and staff around you, a passion for learning and for nurturing children so that they achieve their full potential then our school is the right one for you.
What the school offers its staff
In return we can offer you:
- An established welcoming school that sits in the heart of a close-knit community. We are in a rural setting which is close to excellent motorway networks.
- The opportunity to lead and manage an “Outstanding” school (Ofsted 2013)
- Friendly, confident and enthusiastic children who are keen to learn.
- A team of dedicated teachers and staff.
- A supportive Governing Body
About Cumberworth Church of England Voluntary Aided First School
- School type
- Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 10
- Education phase
- View all Primaryjobs
- School size
- 126 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 4 to 10
- Ofsted report
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- Email address
Cumberworth First School is situated in the small village of Upper Cumberworth near Huddersfield but is easily accessible from Wakefield, Barnsley and surrounding areas. It is a thriving village school that caters for children between the ages of 4 and 10. As a Church of England Aided School, we have close links with the local parish of St Nicholas. At Cumberworth First School we pride ourselves on putting the child and family at the heart of everything we do. We aim to uphold Christian values so that together we can Enjoy our learning, Enrich our lives and Excel by making the most of our talents and gifts. The head will be working with a dedicated, cohesive, and proud team of staff who are focused on the development of our children so that they achieve their full potential, whilst embracing and cultivating the current good practices and strengths within the school. With the governing body, the headteacher will provide leadership and direction for the school and ensure it is managed and organised to meet our vision. We are committed to your continual professional development. Visits to the school will be welcomed. Please contact the school directly to make arrangements. We have two open days available but if these are not convenient then please call the school to make alternative arrangements. Visits to the school can be made on: Wednesday 1st March: 1.30-3.30pm and Friday 10th March: 1.30-3.30pm Tel: 01484 609818 Email: email@example.com Please visit our website for further information: http://www.cumberworthfirstschool.co.uk/ Closing date: 24th March 2023 Shortlisting: 29th March 2023 Interviews: 18th and 19th April 2023 Application forms should be returned by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by 24th March 2023. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process. This job is subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, please refer to the Job Description/Profile. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
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