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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 January 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 December 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

As our ideal candidate are you:

  • An inspirational, dynamic and compassionate leader who will nurture our children to grow and reach their potential?
  • Someone with high expectations, dedicated to inclusivity and the removal of barriers to learning for all our pupils?
  • Approachable, personable and visible as a leader?
  • A strong role model who has the ability to bring out the best in people?
  • Able to create and embed a shared vision which leads to positive change for all the school community, building on our existing solid foundations?
  • Brave enough to accept challenges, make difficult decisions and make changes where necessary?
  • Outward looking, innovative & creative with the confidence to bring new ideas?
  • Able to lead and manage the uniqueness of large school, including the financial challenges this often brings?
  • Keen to work positively and effectively in partnership with the Governing Body?
  • Someone who will lead by example and be willing to do anything for the Sandal Community?

What the school offers its staff

We can offer

  • A happy, friendly, welcoming school where all are committed to providing the best education for our pupils
  • Good rated school by Ofsted
  • A vibrant and friendly school
  • Hard working, talented and enthusiastic staff
  • A safe, happy and nurturing environment
  • Happy children and a supportive parent/carer network
  • An inspiring and creative curriculum
  • A skilled and supportive Governing Body that offers challenge and support
  • A commitment to your own continuing professional development

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 Sandal Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
457 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01274 598115

Arranging a visit to Sandal Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@sandalprimaryschool.co.uk.

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