Headteacher Marriott Primary School, Leicester, Leicestershire

Job description

Due to the retirement of our Headteacher, we are looking to appoint an innovative and forward thinking individual to lead our highly successful school, rated ‘Good’ in our last Ofsted inspection.

You will be an enthusiastic, committed and driven leader with excellent communication skills and the ability to continue to raise standards and achievement in this happy, inclusive school.

We have created a wonderful school set at the heart of the vibrant and diverse Saffron Lane estate in Leicester city. Our children feel safe and are encouraged to enjoy learning and develop a lively and enquiring mind.

With dedicated staff, supportive governors, involved parents and absolutely amazing children, you will find no better place than Marriott to continue your career in education.

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent. Higher degree qualification, Postgraduate courses, an appropriate management qualification.

Essential qualifications

You must hold QTS and hold NPQH status or be willing to work towards this.

Essential skills and experience

Our ideal candidate will be:

Passionate about teaching and learning – believing in the potential of every child and putting their wellbeing and development at the heart of every decision.

Recognise the progress and achievements the school has already made, but not be afraid to be innovative and creative in developing a clear vision to take it to the next level.

Be motivated and inspired to work to close gaps for those with challenging circumstances.

Maintain and develop the school’s ethos of providing a happy, creative and enriched curriculum across all the year groups, whilst continuing to improve standards and achievements through high expectations of staff and children.

Have proven leadership qualities, with the confidence to manage and constructively challenge and provide development opportunities for a large team of staff.

Employee benefits

High quality CPD
Relocation package for the right candidate

About Marriott Primary School

Marriott Primary School is set in the heart of the dynamic and vibrant Saffron Lane estate. We are all extremely proud of our school. Marriott Primary is a school where pupils feel safe within a happy and stimulating environment, where every child is encouraged to enjoy learning and develop a lively and enquiring mind. Our numbers on roll are increasing year on year and we are currently oversubscribed for F2, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 and Year 6. We also have a F1 Unit offering quality childcare for morning sessions. We have developed a new curriculum based on the International Primary Curriculum which develops children’s understanding of Leicester, Great Britain and the wider world. The children enjoy exploring topics which take them around the world. Marriott believe that the basis for education is an enquiring mind, personal values based on principle, moral code and good adult role models. Everyone is capable of true fulfilment whatever their background, culture or personal circumstances.

Broughton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 6NE
LA Maintained School
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