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  • Job start date

    8 April 2024

  • Closing date

    11 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 December 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The governing body are looking to appoint an experienced, inspirational leader who will:

  • Be a passionate and exemplary leader of teaching and learning.
  • Have a proven track record as an ambitious, innovative, resourceful and decisive school leader.
  • Have the ability to cultivate, sustain and enhance the strong relationships with parents, staff, governors and other stakeholders.
  • Be a positive and aspirational role model with excellent leadership, management, organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Bring proven knowledge and experience of current Ofsted guidelines and requirements.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • A happy and nurturing school in the heart of its community.
  • A staff team who are highly skilled, professional and committed to delivering the very best learning opportunities for every child.
  • Children who love their school and are keen to learn!
  • Significant levels of support from the Local Authority and Governing Body.
  • Ongoing support and commitment to your own professional development.

Further details about the role

If you believe you possess these qualities to take on this exciting challenge, then the Governing Body would love to hear from you.

We would welcome the opportunity to show you around our lovely school, so you can see for yourself the tremendous potential the school offers on either Monday 4th December from 2:30pm or Thursday 7th December from 2:30pm. Please contact Michelle Bradley, School Business Manager on 01924 290360 or via email: m.bradley@flanshawjin.co.uk to arrange a visit.

For further information and to apply, please visit our school website: https://www.flanshawjin.co.uk/ or Wakefield Council Jobs Page: https://www.wakefield.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/jobs-and-careers/jobs-at-wakefield-council/

Advert Closes – Monday 11th December 2023

Shortlisting – Wednesday 13th December 2023

Interviews – Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th December 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Disbarring Service and satisfactory pre-employment checks and references will be required. Shortlisted candidates will also be required to make a declaration under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations.

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About Wakefield Flanshaw Junior and Infant School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
408 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01924 290360

Flanshaw J, I & N School is an inclusive 1.5 form entry primary school for ages 3-11. We pride ourselves on high quality teaching and learning, high standards of behaviour, respect and teamwork. The well-being, progress and attainment of every child is at the centre of everything we do and the positive attitude of our children, along with the strong support from governors, parents, and carers, create an excellent learning environment.

Arranging a visit to Wakefield Flanshaw Junior and Infant School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email m.bradley@flanshawjin.co.uk.

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