Headteacher Swan Lane First School, Evesham, Worcestershire

Job description

Are you an ambitious, experienced leader with the drive, determination, resilience and energy to provide the best possible education for our children?

Do you have a proven track record as an exceptional practitioner?

Could you motivate and inspire our dedicated, enthusiastic staff team, determined to deliver an innovative curriculum that enables all our children to reach their full potential in our inclusive school?

Are you a proven, successful leader who can develop staff including the leadership team and help them to realise their own ambitions?

Swan Lane First School is a large two-form entry school based in a modern, very well maintained building, first opened in 1990. We have excellent ICT provision in all classrooms and are committed to providing a creative, stimulating and inclusive environment. The award winning school building is set in attractive grounds which include hard surface playgrounds, a large sports field, exciting outdoor area and a forest school area. We are a caring, warm and friendly school, where we put children at the heart of everything we do.

We pride ourselves on having excellent links with the local community and welcome students from local high schools, colleges and Worcester University to work with our pupils. We are very keen to foster and develop these links. Our Ofsted reports have been consistently good and we are looking for someone who can articulate a clear strategic vision to move the school forward in the future.

The Governors at Swan Lane First School require a dedicated, self-motivated, inspirational and talented Headteacher, who will value and build on the hard work already undertaken. We are looking to appoint a leader with the vision to develop further a successful curriculum which delivers positive outcomes for the children.

The school website contains a wealth of information about the school and interested candidates are encouraged to view at www.swanlanefirstschool.worcs.sch.uk

Prospective candidates are warmly invited to view the school by appointment and should contact the Headteacher’s PA Mrs Claire Wharrad at pa@swanlanefirstschool.worcs.sch.uk

Swan Lane First School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. The successful candidate will be required to undertake DBS checks and any relevant current employment checks. Please visit the school website to view our safeguarding policy.

Essential educational requirements

Degree –level qualification

Essential qualifications

Essential: Qualified Teacher Status, degree level qualification

Desirable: NPQH award

Essential skills and experience

Essential: At least 5 years’ experience in a leadership role.

To have experience of leading one or more subject areas.

Substantial, successful teaching experience within the primary age range.

Desirable: Experience of teaching in more than one school.

Teaching experience in at least 2 of the key stages – Foundation Stage, KS1, KS2

Curriculum leadership in one or more core subjects.


About Swan Lane First School

Address
Rynal Street, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 4QA
Phase
Primary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Swan Lane First School website (opens in a new window)