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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to the retirement of our long-standing Headteacher, a unique opportunity has arisen to lead one of the largest primary schools in Rushcliffe.

Are you a passionate and dedicated leader who is committed to providing the best education for each and every child? Do you believe in the holistic development of pupils, focusing on both their academic growth and personal well-being? If so, you could be the perfect Headteacher to build on the existing strengths and successes of our school and take us to new heights.

If you are ready for an exciting leadership opportunity and possess the knowledge, skills and experience to drive the continued improvement of an already successful school, we would love to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • Fantastic children, who would like a headteacher who listens and makes them feel valued.
  • An extremely hardworking, experienced and dedicated staff team
  • A supportive and proactive governing body
  • The opportunity to make a difference to the lives of hundreds of people
  • A supportive, inclusive community who want the best for the children

Further details about the role

If you are interested in applying for the headteacher position at Lantern Lane we would like to extend an invitation for you to visit our school on 20th or 26th February. This will provide you with an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of our school's ethos, CARE values and aspirations.

To book a visit and to request an application pack, please contact Nicola Burton, Business Manager on office@lanternlane.notts.sch.uk

Lantern Lane Primary and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced DBS and other safeguarding checks.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do and we pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals and value diversity in our community.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussion and interview.

Closing Date: 28th February 10 am

Interview Dates: 13th and 14th March

Commitment to safeguarding

Lantern Lane Primary and Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to enhanced DBS and other pre-employment safeguarding checks.

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About Lantern Lane Primary and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
424 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01509 820112

Lantern Lane Primary and Nursery School is a popular, inclusive and thriving school, which is well-regarded by the local community. We are located in the south Nottinghamshire village of East Leake, between Nottingham, Derby and Leicester, with easy access to the M1 motorway.

Arranging a visit to Lantern Lane Primary and Nursery School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@lanternlane.notts.sch.uk.

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