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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£66,628 - £76,430

Pay scale

L15 -L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

Important qualities in our new leader are:

  • Committed to high standards of teaching and learning and the professional development of staff
  • Excellent financial management skills to enable proactive and assertive management of the budget
  • A proven record of school improvement
  • An inspiring communicator who motivates staff, pupils, parents, governors, and community.
  • Nurturing whilst setting high expectations, creating a positive culture for the holistic development of all children.
  • Proven track record in building a close and productive partnership with parents and the wider community.
  • A pro-active leader who can develop and motivate a high performing team committed to their own professional journey.
  • Committed to equity and inclusion recognising the excitingly diverse world children will be part of.
  • Positive, motivating, confident, inspiring, and fun!

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • Happy, well behaved, and motivated pupils who are kind and caring.
  • Supportive parents who want to be partners in their children's education.
  • Dedicated staff team who are hardworking, committed and want to achieve the best for their pupils
  • A visible, committed, and supportive governing body.
  • A commitment to support you and your professional development.

Further details about the role

Primrose Lane is a vibrant and happy learning community with over 200 children aged from 3-11. Our school is close to the centre of Boston Spa, an attractive rural village located in the outskirts of the city of Leeds. Primrose Lane is proud of its reputation as a caring and successful school focused on learning and individual achievement.

We are an inclusive and nurturing school, and we aim to provide a wide-ranging curriculum to ensure all children within our care develop a love of learning and can make considerable progress, no matter their background or special educational need.

Primrose Lane is part of Wharfe Valley Learning Partnership, a group of local schools who work together to ensure consistently high standards of teaching and learning across the partnership. School leaders and governors from each school work together to provide ‘critical friendship’, collaboration and professional development opportunities for all staff and governors.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Primrose Lane Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
221 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01937 842667

Arranging a visit to Primrose Lane Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email newtonk@primroselane.leeds.sch.uk.

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