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  • Start date details

    To commence: 1st September 2023 or 1st January 2024 (dependent on the successful applicant)

  • Closing date

    16 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 June 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L9 - L15

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will be ambitious and confident working systematically and collaboratively both within the school and more widely with other small schools in our local area.

Relationships are at the heart of our school community and we are looking for an engaged and visible Headteacher who will prioritise the wellbeing of all school stakeholders whilst demonstrating excellence in curriculum development and driving quality teaching.

In the words of one of our pupils “Hade Edge School is awesome, I wish I could stay there forever!”

For more information about our school please visit our website atwww.hadeedgeschool.co.uk.

You are welcome to make an informal visit before applying.

Please telephone the school office on 01484 682782.

How to apply:

Please download and complete the schools application forms (link below).

Schools Electronic Application Form

Schools Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

These should be returned by email toheadteacher.recruitment@kirklees.gov.ukby 16th June 2023

Please ensure that your personal statement provides the evidence on how you meet the person specification for the post on no more than 3 pages of A4, using font size 12. A CV is not required.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted immediately after shortlisting by phone and email. Please note, we will not contact unsuccessful candidates. References will be taken up after shortlisting and must be available prior to the interview stage.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and 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.

What the school offers its staff

Following the retirement of our highly regarded headteacher earlier this year we are looking for an ambitious, positive and caring leader to further the development of our ‘Good’ small school in the heart of our rural community.

The Governors are looking for a passionate and knowledgeable Headteacher who can:

  • Adopt, lead and champion our school values and culture, which aims to develop mature, caring and enterprising individuals who have a clear role within society
  • Model and lead excellence in teaching and learning which is supportive and ambitious for every child'
  • Lead and inspire our committed staff team

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Hade Edge Junior, Infant and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
91 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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