Headteacher Shirland Primary School, Alfreton, Derbyshire

Job description

Due to the retirement of our current Headteacher, the Governors wish to appoint an inspirational and successful leader with energy and vision to develop and implement innovative strategies to enhance the future performance of the school.

We are looking to appoint a Headteacher who:

Has the vision and innovation to ensure that the excellent work already undertaken within the school is built upon and the drive to take the school forward to become outstanding

Is a team player who is happy and able to listen to the opinions of staff, governors and pupils and is not above learning from them

Instinctively sees our children as individuals and has a perception and depth of understanding that our children learn in different ways.

If you are looking for a school where:

Children’s behaviour is outstanding and they are keen and motivated to learn

Staff are dedicated and hard-working

There are supportive and committed governors and parents

There is an exceptional learning environment that promotes educational opportunities

then Shirland Primary is the school for you.

Essential educational requirements

Degree level qualification

Essential qualifications

DfE recognised qualified teacher status/Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) status and registered with the Institute for Learning (IFL)
Appropriate leadership and management training, accreditation or qualifications, which may include NPQH, are considered desirable

Essential skills and experience

Significant recent and relevant experience as a Head Teacher, Deputy or Assistant Head Teacher

A recent senior leadership post for at least 3 years

A proven track record of successful leadership

Successful experience of raising achievement

Working with and engaging the involvement of external partners and the local community

Successful teaching of pupils in the primary phase

Planning, determining and organising major curriculum areas


About Shirland Primary School

Address
Park Lane, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 6BH
Phase
Primary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Shirland Primary School website (opens in a new window)