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  • Start date details

    Required for September 2023 (or earlier through negotiation)

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We seek an outstanding professional who will ensure that the young people of Bardsey Primary Academy and its wider community continue to reach their full potential, by further developing academic progress and attainment and fostering a caring and aspirational mind-set across the whole academy.

We are looking for an outstanding leader who will be able to drive forward an exciting vision for Bardsey Primary Academy and will inspire and empower others to share in achieving it. The successful candidate will be driven by a commitment to creating the best possible educational opportunities for our pupils in order to raise aspirations and transform lives. The Principal will take up the post in September 2023 or earlier through negotiation.

What the school offers its staff

Bardsey Primary Academy joined The GORSE Academies Trust on 1 March 2023. For many years the school has been popular and respected in its community as a place where children are happy, safe and keen to do well.

Bardsey Primary Academy is now determined to move onto the next stage of that exciting journey which will see it become a truly outstanding school at the heart of its community. This determination is centred upon a recognition that the many strengths already in place at Bardsey will form the foundation stones upon which an amazing school will be built. We are confident that becoming a part of GORSE will be the key in fulfilling those aspirations and we are now looking for the leader who has the experience and the passion to bring that vision to life.

As part of GORSE, Bardsey Primary Academy is now part of an organisation renowned for excellence in education. This is reflected in recently published Department for Education Performance Tables, a range of Ofsted reports and GORSE’s reputation across the country. Our success is also reflected in our responsibility as Leeds Teaching School Hub; the successful candidate will benefit from expert professional development from a passionate team.

If this advertisement does catch your eye and provides a sense of excitement on your part, then we would love to hear from you.

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 Bardsey Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 210 pupils
Age range
5 to 11
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