This job expired on 29 November 2023

  • Earliest start date

    1 March 2024

  • Latest start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Monday - Friday

Contract type


Pay scale

L6 - L10

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • At least three years of proven strong, successful leadership and management experience in a school.
    • Evidence of demonstrating a strategic leadership style that is characterised by integrity, creativity, resilience and clarity.
    • Experience of implementing, managing and evaluating change in a collaborative way.
    • Experience of raising standards that have impacted positively on pupils and teaching and learning.
    • Significant experience of evaluating and using data to plan and improve pupil outcomes.
    • Experience of making effective use of funding and other resources.
    • Excellent communication skills and proven ability to listen to, understand and work effectively with the school community.
    • An understanding of how to empower pupils and staff to excel.
    • A clear understanding of what makes good and outstanding teaching through a deep understanding of how pupils learn, and the ability to develop a culture where striving for outstanding teaching and learning is central to the school’s work.
    • An understanding of how to create whole-community accountability systems and implement them with the support of the SLT to combine data from a range of sources to maximise the achievement of pupils.
    • A clear understanding of and commitment to promoting safeguarding pupils.
    • Knowledge and understanding of the statutory frameworks which set out their professional duties and responsibilities.

    What the school offers its staff

    Lugwardine Primary Academy (LPA) is a vibrant school with a warm, welcoming, safe and fun environment where all children are supported and encouraged to excel. We take pride in developing the best possible standards of learning, teaching and assessment by holding the highest expectation and knowing our children well.

    LPA is a school that has undergone significant changes and developments in the past three years. This has included the development of a new hall, staffroom, sensory room and garden and Forest School areas on site. Alongside this a new curriculum has been developed and is being embedded. The curriculum is based on developing key concepts which act as threads as the children progress through the primary school. The school is currently working to gain accreditation with the Attachment Research Community and is actively building links with other schools in Herefordshire.

    Commitment to safeguarding

    The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of our children and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. Please note that all vacancies that involve working with vulnerable adults and/or children will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check at Enhanced Level.

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    About Lugwardine Primary Academy

    School type
    Academy, ages 5 to 11
    Education phase
    View all Primaryjobs
    School size
    194 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    5 to 11
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    To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kbythell@lugwardine.hereford.sch.uk.

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