2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2024 (or earlier depending on candidate availability)

  • Closing date

    11 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L17 - L23

What skills and experience we're looking for

The pupils, staff and governors of our friendly and successful school are looking for a new Headteacher to build upon the school’s achievements.

Do you have:

  • The vision to support the broad and stimulating curriculum whilst making our school even better
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • The ability to engage and inspire the school and its community
  • High expectations of the children’s achievements

“Together we achieve”.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • An inclusive and caring ethos
  • Hardworking and happy children who are keen to learn
  • Supportive staff, governors and parents
  • A wealth of extra-curricular sporting, creative and residential activities

Visits to the school by arrangement are warmly welcomed – please contact us on 01773 602268.

Please also visit our website for further details of the school – www.swanwick.derbyshire.sch.uk/

Further details about the role

The school is located in the village of Swanwick. This is near the towns of Ripley and Alfreton in Derbyshire and is on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border. On the edge of the Peak District, the village enjoys excellent travel links, within minutes of both the A38 and M1, as well as national rail links.

The school has well-maintained buildings dating back to the 1960s. The buildings house 14 classrooms, a hall, staff room, library, learning support room, a servery kitchen and three offices, including the Headteacher’s office.

Outdoors there are hard surface play areas, large grass areas and learning areas for EYFS.

Applying for the job

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About Swanwick Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
408 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Swanwick Primary School is based in lovely mid Derbyshire with 408 pupils - 2 form entry. The Governors and Headteacher of Swanwick Primary School are seeking a creative, committed and outstanding practitioner to join and help lead our team. Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Do you have the passion, enthusiasm and capacity to work in partnership with the Headteacher to contribute to the leadership and management of our school? This is an exciting leadership position that would suit a highly motivated, successful leader seeking their next role. If you are currently a school leader, Assistant Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher – we would love to hear from you.

Arranging a visit to Swanwick Primary School

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

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