Leadership scale - circa L20
Headteacher – Whitkirk Primary School, Leeds
Start date: September 2021
Salary: Leadership - Salary in line with Leadership Pay Scales Circa L20 and negotiable to allow the appointment of an outstanding, suitably qualified and experienced candidate to the role
Help us to make great things happen here at Whitkirk Primary! We are an inclusive and happy school with 370 children and we place caring inclusive relationships at the heart of everything we do. We have a long-standing partnership with John Jamieson SILC who are an active part of the school community. We have an outstanding Ofsted rated independent nursery, Tiny Tots, and an Ofsted outstanding rated independent before and after school childcare provision, WhiKidz Club both on our site.
We are committed to provide our children, families and community with the best educational experience for every child, we have an exciting and engaging curriculum that captures the children’s interests and promotes an enthusiastic and active approach to learning in a safe environment.
We are seeking to recruit an experienced leader who is highly motivated, has high expectations and a proven track record of effective school improvement. We are looking for someone who is courageous and innovative, has an inclusive, compassionate and moral purpose, with the ambition to continue to take the school forward on its school improvement journey.
In return we can offer:
A highly regarded and vibrant school, extremely popular in its community
Responsive, engaged, well behaved and enthusiastic children
An enthusiastic, committed and driven leadership team
A dedicated team of staff with a caring, family ethos
Supportive and trusting parents, an active PTFA and an exceptionally strong community
Being part of a Trust of 13 schools which is proactive in working to improve the education for all of our children
Opportunities to further develop as a leader by being part of a forward-thinking Trust with an established network of creative and supportive colleagues
Professional and leadership development opportunities for you and your staff through the Trust which includes access to our specialist Maths and Computing Hubs, all the benefits of being part of the Red Kite Teaching School alliance and being integral to our large and successful SCITT
This really is a fantastic opportunity. We welcome you to contact us so that we can discuss the role with you and arrange a visit. We will aim to give you as much information as possible and give you the best understanding of the school whilst staying safe. Please contact the school on 0113 26206203 to find out more or email the school: PotterDS@wps.rklt.co.uk For further information on our school and Red Kite Learning Trust, please visit the following websites:
Closing Date: Monday 25th January 2021 at 5pm.
Assessment days planned to be week commencing 1st February 2021.
Red Kite Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.
TPS and access to wide range of benefits from Red Kite Learning Trust
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