7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    9 June 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    22 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Group 1 (L12– L19)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The children, staff, parents and Governors of John Wilkinson Primary School & Nursery are seeking to appoint an inspiring, highly effective, enthusiastic, committed and experienced leader with a proven history to see all children reach their full potential. You will be an experienced Headteacher looking for a new challenge or an established deputy Headteacher with demonstrable capacity and willingness to enhance every aspect of the school.

We are looking for a Headteacher:

  • To provide dynamic and professional leadership.
  • To inspire, challenge, motivate and empower all members of the school community to carry the vision forward.
  • To manage the school’s resources effectively and cultivate a safe environment that secures and promotes the highest achievement of both pupils and staff.
  • Take the lead role on working with the Governing Body to ensure the school vision, which embraces excellence, high standards and inclusion is clearly articulated, shared, understood and acted upon effectively by all;
  • Secure excellent teaching to achieve high standards of learning and attainment across the primary phase;
  • Support all staff to achieve high standards and promote a collaborative learning culture within the school;
  • Ensure inclusion, diversity and access; open, fair, equitable culture where alternative perspectives are considered;
  • Ensure safeguarding is robust in all aspects including GDPR, prevent, child protection and health and safety
  • Develop and sustain effective relationships with the Governing Body, and the Chair of Governors in particular, to ensure effective governance of the school;
  • Build/develop and maintain effective relationships with all members of the school and wider community to enhance the education of all pupils;
  • Carry out any other such duties as the Governors may reasonably direct.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A welcoming, friendly and efficient environment, with a committed, experienced, talented and dedicated team.
  • A rural school in great surroundings where you get to know and engage with each and every pupil and staff member directly.
  • Dedicated Governors who will support and challenge you.

Applying for the job

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About John Wilkinson Primary School and Nursery

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
218 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01952 882950

Arranging a visit to John Wilkinson Primary School and Nursery

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