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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£71,729 to £83,081

Pay scale

L18 - L24

What skills and experience we're looking for

• Have successful leadership experience.

• Lead the school with passion and a focus on quality and outcomes, growing both the school and the schools’ reputation.

• Provide a deep understanding of children’s learning and development.

• Lead an effective team.

• Demonstrate a commitment to inclusive education.

• Keep learning at the heart of school leadership.

• Have an inclusive vision for all children.

• Collaborate and build high performing teams; inspire, motivate and develop relationships with all members of the school community.

• Engage with pupils, teachers, parents and the community in a manner that is open, inclusive and conveys the values of the school.

• Build collaboration with our other local primary schools and its leaders, leading to even wider shared community celebration and inclusion.

What the school offers its staff

• A strong and supportive governing body.

• A well-established school with a commitment to a broad and enriched curriculum.

• Happy children with a strong desire and motivation to learn.

• A committed, supportive and hard-working staff.

• Excellent relationships with parents and the local community.

• A commitment to high quality continuing professional development for you.

• A commitment to Head Teacher well-being and a supportive network of peers.

Further details about the role

A rare opportunity to lead our large 3 form entry school, split over two sites. Following the retirement of our long-standing, popular Head Teacher, Governors at The Lanes Primary School are seeking to appoint, for September 2024, a new Head Teacher who shares our ethos and embraces our vision. The successful candidate will possess the enthusiasm and drive to inspire our motivated team of staff whilst bringing their own forward-thinking vision and innovative ideas that could further enhance children’s achievement and experience at our school.

At The Lanes Primary School, we are dedicated to developing an outstanding learning experience for all our children.

The Lanes Primary School is based on two sites which are located closely together - Reception and Year 1 at the Meadow Lane site and Years 2 -6 at the Cator Lane site.

As our new Head Teacher, you will be someone with a proven track record of great leadership. You will have shown that you thrive under the challenges of leadership, whatever you are presented with (no day is ever the same!). You will have a clear vision and be able to work strategically.

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 The Lanes Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
602 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Arranging a visit to The Lanes Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@thelanes.notts.sch.uk.

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