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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 - L21 (Starting point negotiable dependent on experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Degree or equivalent qualification

  • Evidence of further professional development relevant to the post

  • Recent and substantial experience as a Headteacher/Deputy Headteacher/Assistant Headteacher within the primary phase

  • Experience of leading curriculum areas and initiatives

  • Experience of effective school development planning and a track record of delivering outcomes and monitoring for impact

  • Knowledge of current national and local welfare and safeguarding legislation, practices and procedures

  • Experience of managing budgets in accordance with a curriculum-led financial plan

  • Knowledge and understanding of responsibilities related to Keeping Children Safe in Education

  • Experience of managing and developing staff; including holding them to account in accordance with a performance management system

  • Experience of developing a creative curriculum

  • An outstanding school leader with a proven track record of school improvement, monitoring, evaluating and reviewing on an ongoing basis

  • Evidence you are an outstanding classroom teacher with a commitment to both academic progress and the personal development of pupils

  • Communicate effectively with staff, parents, governors, pupils and community members

  • Demonstrate strong presentation skills with the ability to engage others and to listen
  • Evidence they you are an effective decision maker with good judgement on when to modify and when to maintain a position
  • Demonstrate excellent time management, organisational and delegation skills and ability to manage workloads
  • Use assessment to monitor and evaluate learning outcomes for all pupils
  • Identify appropriate professional development for staff and yourself
  • Identify the components of and oversee and monitor the delivery of a broad and balanced curriculum
  • Demonstrate an enthusiastic and collaborative approach with distributive leadership
  • Evidence financial competence/budget management skills
  • Evidence excellent understanding of the primary curriculum and assessment across all key stages including Foundation Stage
  • Demonstrate the creative use of ICT across the curriculum and as a communication and management tool
  • Work in collaboration with other schools, fellow professionals and external organisations to improve outcomes for all children
  • Drive improvement and challenge underperformance
  • Be a highly visible leader, open and approachable to all

  • Provide every child and every adult in school the opportunities and support they need to thrive

  • Demonstrate commitment and resilience

  • Demonstrate a confident leadership style with the ability to build and nurture effective teams

  • Be able to forge strong links with parents, carers and the whole community

  • Be self-motivated and able to motivate others

What the school offers its staff

  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff Benefits Platform

Further details about the role

Tang Hall Primary School are looking for their next inspirational Headteacher to lead the school on the next stage of its journey.

  • Are you an outstanding school leader with a proven track record and an unfaltering determination to lead school improvement?
  • Do you have the skills, knowledge and experience to guide and inspire staff and children through challenge and support them to reach their fullest potential?
  • Will you be committed to playing an active role in the ongoing development of our thriving Multi Academy Trust?

There are exciting times ahead for the school which is due to be completely rebuilt under the government’s School Rebuilding Programme. The new Headteacher will play a leading role in the successful delivery of the project which will benefit the Tang Hall community for years to come.

The successful candidate will have a clear, focussed vision to take the school forward, and the practical skills to turn that vision into a reality. You will have the ability to build positive and successful relationships with children, staff and families based on respect, trust and integrity. You will also work closely with parents and carers to encourage their children to make a real success of their time at school.

It is important that our Headteacher is ‘hands-on’, modelling and developing best practice, coaching and motivating a talented and committed team of staff.

You will be strong on the analysis of data and have an excellent grasp of classroom practice, ready and willing to lead by example.

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 Tang Hall Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
245 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01904 806000

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