Headteacher (L8 - L14)

Grindleford Primary School, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S32 2HS

27 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    4 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 June 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1

Working pattern

Contract type



Leadership L8 - L14

Headteacher (L8 - L14) job summary

HEADTEACHER – January 2023 NOR: 61 ISR: L8 - L14 The pupils, staff and governors of this friendly and successful community based village school are looking for an enthusiastic Headteacher with warmth and energy to continue to build upon the school’s achievements. We are based in the heart of the Peak District near to Bakewell and Hathersage and only 7 miles from Sheffield. It is a perfect rural location and we are proud to have an outdoor classroom space and a dedicated Forest School site. We are looking for an enthusiastic leader who: • Can build excellent relationships with children, staff, parents, governors and the wider community. • Is committed to excellence in teaching and learning and happy to provide staff cover in class as required. • Will help children enjoy their learning while realising their full potential. • Will value our children and take pride in their achievements. • Holds the National Award for SENCO qualification or has the experience and commitment to take on this role and enrol for the qualification. We can offer: • A friendly and happy learning environment. • Motivated children and dedicated staff. • A commitment to continued professional development. • A committed, supportive and active Governing Board. Visits by arrangements are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school to arrange on 01433 630528. Please also visit our website for further details of the school - https://grindlefordprimaryschool.co.uk/ Grindleford Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Closing date: 4th September 2022 Interviews: 26th & 27th September 2022 Further details and an application pack are available online at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/jobs or Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190 quoting the Job Reference JOB/22/03194.

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About Grindleford Primary School

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

The school is located in the village of Grindleford which is located near the towns of Bakewell, Matlock, Chesterfield and the city of Sheffield. The village is in the valley of the River Derwent in the Peak District National Park. Grindleford is easily accessible by car and has its own railway station.

The school is located in one well-maintained building dating back to 1876. The building houses three classrooms, a hall, a staff room, a servery kitchen, the school office, the Headteacher's office and an additional room which is used as a Music room and for interventions.

Outdoors there is a top playground and quiet garden with a hard surface play area, a bottom larger playground with a hard surface play area with a climbing wall and a trim trail garden

Arranging a visit to Grindleford Primary School

Visits by arrangements are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school to arrange on 01433 630528.

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