10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L10 - L16

What skills and experience we're looking for

Headteacher required for September 2024.

NoR: 121

ISR: L10 – L16

Killamarsh Junior School is a mid-sized community school set in generous grounds and conveniently located near the M1 motorway. Due to the retirement of our Headteacher, we are looking for a new Head to guide us through a period of transition to a position of stability in which our children can reach their full potential. The transition period will include the school becoming part of a Multi Academy Trust.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong management and leadership skills.
  • The ability to develop a broad and enriching curriculum and a culture in which everyone’s contribution is valued.
  • High expectations for children’s achievement and behaviour.
  • The drive, ambition, and vision to help the school succeed in the long-term.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to inspire both staff and pupils to reach their full potential and to support positive relationships with all members of the school and wider community.
  • Proven experience of building, developing, and supporting a successful leadership team and the ability to delegate appropriately.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A committed, supportive, and active Governing Board.
  • A dedicated teaching and support staff.
  • A network of supportive schools including the neighbouring Infant school.
  • Opportunities for continued professional development.
  • An environment where a high value is placed on the care and well-being of every child.

Closing Date: Wednesday 1 May 2024

Provisional interview dates: Thursday 23 and Friday 24 May 2024

Visits to school are welcome – to arrange this please contact the school on 0114 2486277. Please also visit our website for further information about the school – www.killamarshjunior.com

Further details and an application pack are available on-line at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/jobs or Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190 quoting the Job reference number.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Killamarsh Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
124 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

Arranging a visit to Killamarsh Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Headship.Recruitment@derbyshire.gov.uk.

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