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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024 or 1st January 2025

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 March 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


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Tweeddale Primary School is currently looking for a Headteacher due to retirement.Tweeddale is a thriving, well resourced 2 form entry school, with a purpose built wing for our Nursery and Reception classes. At Tweeddale, we ASPIRE:

  • Ambitious children who want to achieve
  • Safe children who demonstrate self-control
  • Positive children who persevere
  • An inclusiveschool that will inspire everybody
  • Respectful children who will become responsible adults
  • Enthusiastic children who are always engaged

We are part of Greenshaw Learning Trust, a highly successful multi academy trust that provides excellent quality, comprehensive, non-selective and inclusive education through primary schools and secondary schools. Our schools are based in London, Surrey, Berkshire, Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire, Bristol and Plymouth.

We are building a family of like-minded schools, that collaborate to provide mutual support, share their good practice and learn from each other, whilst retaining and developing their own distinctive character. We thrive from collaboration at every level. We encourage a culture of sharing ideas and learning from one another. As a Trust of schools, we are ‘Always Learning’.

We are looking for someone to:

  • demonstrate a passion for education and a desire to improve the life chances of all children.
  • build a culture of continuous learning and development throughout the school community.
  • adapt rapidly to the challenge of building on the existing strengths of the school to achieve all round excellence in teaching and learning.
  • assess their approach and style and challenge themselves to think differently about how to best align their leadership to the needs of the school.
  • empower their staff to trust in their vision.
  • maintain and develop the school's ethos of diversity, inclusivity, and equality of opportunity.
  • demonstrable successful experience in senior leadership as an Assistant Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher or Headteacher.
  • work collaboratively with the GLT Director of Education - Primary, other Headteachers and members of the Trust Shared Service to deliver excellence.

You will need:

  • demonstrable successful experience in senior leadership as an Assistant Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher or Headteacher within the primary phase
  • to provide strategic and creative leadership to maintain and develop a school vision with quality learning for all at its centre
  • to lead by example to inspire, motivate, influence, and empower staff and students
  • experience indeveloping and implementing strategies for raising attainment and achieving excellence for pupils, staff, and themselves
  • to be committed to promoting an inclusive school culture

Please download the recruitment pack for further information.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 15th April 2024. Interviews will be held on 23rd and 24th April 2024.

We are committed to building an inclusive, diverse workplace where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or adjustments to interact with us, please let us know.

Greenshaw Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

What the school offers its staff

  • Professional development and career progression
  • Generous pension scheme
  • An Employee Assistance Programme
  • Gym Discounts
  • Free eye tests
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Green car scheme
  • Being part of a great team and expanding organisation

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 Tweeddale Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
428 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Two form entry Primary School within the Greenshaw Learning Trust. Located in the London Borough of Sutton

Arranging a visit to Tweeddale Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email khampstead@tweeddale.org.

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