Headteacher Thomas Hinderwell Primary Academy, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Job description

As our new Headteacher, you will bring a compelling blend of professional ability, focus and ambition for the school. With an inclusive, visible, leadership style and a determination to deliver a world-class education.  You’ll engage teachers, children, parents and carers alike in your vision for their learning. We’re particularly interested in your approach to raising and extending overall achievement for students and building a culture of sustained and focused collaboration that produces exceptional outcomes.

Essential educational requirements

Postgraduate degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Whether you're an experienced Headteacher or are embarking on your first step into this role, you will need a strong track record of working in a context of rapid improvement, with a good understanding of how to involve the whole school community in their shared educational journey. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates who can demonstrate outstanding effectiveness as a classroom practitioner but who also bring impressive skills in strategic management, resource management, development planning, personnel management and financial management. 

You will bring an understanding of how to ensure that we continue to gain and retain the confidence and commitment of parents to their child’s learning journey. Your positive and reflective focus on classroom practice will embed better teaching, learning and assessment throughout the school, building children’s own aspirations, as well as ours on their behalf. 

Employee benefits

Competitive salary
Continuing Professional Development

About Thomas Hinderwell Primary Academy

Seamer Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 4HF
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