59 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    16 September 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: TBC

Contract type


Pay scale

L21 -L27

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing body of New Moston Primary School are looking for our next Headteacher, to start in January 2025.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead our fantastic school which is at the heart of our community.

Are you looking for your next challenge and possess strong leadership skills, drive and enthusiasm to take our school onto the next chapter?

Do you feel you could contribute significantly to our school’s offer, in terms of both pupil outcomes and pastoral support, and play a lead role in nurturing staff, children and our community towards success?

We are seeking a candidate who:

  • Has had strong leadership experience and proven success with a range of strategies to support with pupil’s behaviour and personal development.
  • Has experience of working in a large, busy, city school and meeting the needs of all the children.
  • Can rapidly improve outcomes through coaching, developing and supporting others.
  • Has clear core values and a child centred vision in all that they do.
  • Has high expectations of themselves as well as staff and families.
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills to be able to get the most out of a team.
  • Is resilient, able to take responsibility, own mistakes and able to meet the challenges of leadership in a fast paced and challenging environment.

The successful candidate will have a track record of delivering strong academic and pastoral excellence, along with a passion for and commitment to making a difference to our children and families.

We are looking for someone with strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, parents, and other stakeholders.

The successful candidate will embrace visible leadership and will be dedicated to supporting the best life chances for all children and families.

What the school offers its staff

At New Moston we can offer:

  • A friendly and inclusive community, where we believe that all children can succeed.
  • Focus on holistic education, where children are supported to develop themselves.
  • Highly motivated and talented team of staff.
  • Fresh leadership ideas and an exciting opportunity to develop culture and ethos.
  • Ongoing CPD opportunities

Commitment to safeguarding

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young learners and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and visitors to share this commitment.

The post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, Online checks and satisfactory references (This post is exempts from the provisions of the rehabilitation of offenders Acts 1974). DBS code of practice.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to t.vanoss@newmoston.manchester.sch.uk

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About New Moston Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
544 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

New Moston Primary School is an inclusive, busy, friendly and nurturing school that is committed to developing the whole child via an attachment informed and therapeutic approach.

We are incredibly proud of our pupils, their resilience and determination to succeed is inspirational.

We are a large primary school with 2.5 form cohort meaning we have approximately 560 pupils.

Arranging a visit to New Moston Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email t.vanoss@newmoston.manchester.sch.uk.

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