Headteacher Glebe Primary School, Brighton, West Sussex

Job description

We are looking to appoint a confident leader with proven experience of taking a school on a journey from a point of weakness to a point of strength, someone who can recognise exactly what the school needs, get to know the workforce and set the journey.

We want to appoint a candidate who has visited Glebe, seen the potential this school has to be so much more than good, and shown us the ambition and ideas to take the school to outstanding.

The new Head of Glebe will be an authentic leader, someone confident in their own ideas but with the humility to be able to ask questions and collaborate. Their ability to communicate positively and effectively means they know how to address two hundred parents and how to speak to someone one-to-one. We want someone who listens, sees the potential of this place and the momentum already in place and demonstrates a coherent vision for how this school could massively impact a community of 540 young people.

Essential educational requirements

Honours Degree

Essential qualifications

QTS/GTC Registered
Honours Degree
NPQH - desirable

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of continual professional development
Appropriate experience of the age range
Knowledge of, or commitment and ability to:
Develop a clear and compelling vision for the future
Think strategically
Lead change, create and innovate
Set and achieve ambitious, challenging goals and targets
Use appropriate new technologies
Implement strategies for raising achievement and achieving excellence for pupils, staff and self
Lead by example drawing on his/her own scholarship, expertise and skills and that of those around them
Ensure curriculum design and management is led and managed to the highest standard
Ensure good and outstanding teaching for all pupils
Develop interpersonal relationships and accept and actively

About Glebe Primary School

Church Lane, Brighton, West Sussex, BN42 4GB
LA Maintained School
Glebe Primary School website (opens in a new window)