5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    1 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£72,283 - £83,126*

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Old Park is an inclusive, nurturing school that puts children at the centre of all it does. The school is at the heart of the community and is known for innovation, creativity, and music.

The governors and school community are seeking to appoint a Headteacher who can embrace the school’s ethos and lead it in its next stage of development. This is an exciting opportunity to become Headteacher of an innovative, creative and aspirational school with a healthy, well-balanced budget and well-established and respected school-to-school support links across the Local Authority and beyond.

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will join a highly skilled and loyal team of staff, including working with our In Harmony musicians, all of which are incredibly proud of the school and what it has to offer.

They will also be supported by a strong governing body who want to ensure the very best for Old Park Primary School & Nursery.

Further details about the role

Potential candidates are invited to visit the school on the following dates.

Please contact the school on 01952 387250 to make an appointment.

  • Thursday 12th January – 1:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Tuesday 17th January – 9:30am to 12noon
  • Thursday 19th January – 1:30pm to 4:30pm

If these dates are unsuitable, please contact the school to arrange an alternative date.

Please see the Headteacher Candidate Pack for further information.

Application form and written statement to be returned to:

Shirley Thompson – School Governance Officer, Education Achievement and Enrichment, Education and Skills, Telford & Wrekin Council, 6A Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford TF3 4JA

or email: Shirley.thompson@telford.gov.uk

Interview Dates: Tuesday 14th February 2023 and Wednesday 15 February 2023 (please note you may be required to attend both days)

Commitment to safeguarding

The appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance (including a check on the children’s barred list) for the successful applicant. We are committed to Safeguarding and follow the Safer Recruitment practices as set out in the Statutory Guidance - Keeping Children Safe in Education. We are also committed to Equality and Diversity.

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 shirley.thompson@telford.gov.uk

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About Old Park Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
647 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01952 387250

School location

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