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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L14 - L20

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you the inspirational, passionate and excellent classroom practitioner we are looking for to enable our children and staff to be ‘the best that they can be’?

The successful candidate will:

  • Have strong leadership and management skills
  • Be charismatic and have high levels of energy, enthusiasm and resilience
  • Be an excellent communicator within the school and its wider community
  • Be committed to developing all staff through effective coaching, continued development and empowerment
  • Have an excellent rapport with children, inspiring their confidence and determination
  • Continue to develop our broad and enriching curriculum, in which all pupils are engaged in their own learning and can personally excel
  • Be committed and have a vision for ensuring inclusion, diversity and access

What the school offers its staff

We will provide a cohesive and unified team of Governors, who have diverse and relevant skills to enhance the school, along with a team of excellent teaching and non-teaching staff who continually strive to improve and are open to new and innovative solutions.


The school is located on the edge of Clay Cross close to the Peak District National Park and the Derbyshire Dales. It has easy access to the M1 and rail networks.


The school is located in one well maintained building dating back to 1952. The building houses 9 classrooms, a hall, a dining room, a library, a community room, sensory room and two small work rooms.

Outside there is a hard play surface area and large playing fields. We back onto farmland.

Midday meals are cooked and served on site by the Derbyshire County Catering Service

Secondary Education:

Most pupils that attend Holmgate School from the normal area transfers to Tupton School, an 11 to 18 Academy.

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 Holmgate Primary School and Nursery

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

Arranging a visit to Holmgate Primary School and Nursery

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

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