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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

68400.00 - 79112.00

Principal job summary


Leadership Scale L16-L22


Start date 1 September 2024


We are looking for an exceptional, resilient, and inspiring leader that has the flair to bring to life enjoyment, creativity, commitment and achievement for the children and communities of Gorton Primary School who can build on our existing success.


You will have the opportunity to lead in one of our schools on its journey within a Trust that has a dynamic culture of collaboration and a collective passion to make all our schools excellent by developing a dynamic environment that encourages innovation, continuous improvement, and challenge.


We are looking for someone who will:


·        Have experience of having worked in, and ideally led, a successful school previously.

·        Have the ambition, drive, and determination of an excellent leader.

·        Have high quality teaching skills.

·        Be able to articulate and share a vision of primary education within the aims and values of Gorton Primary School

·        Have the knowledge of what constitutes quality in educational provision, the characteristics of effective schools and strategies for raising standards and the achievement of all pupils.

·        Understand and commit to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of all pupils and staff.

·        Ability to build and maintain good relationships.


 We can offer you:


·        The opportunity to work with an experienced and nurturing Vantage School Improvement Advisor where you will be given the opportunity to broaden and develop your skills.

·        A committed, hardworking, and supportive team both in the school and as part of the wider Vantage community.

·        Central Services for Finance, HR, Estates

·        A happy, caring, and safe environment, where Staff and Governors work in partnership with parents and communities

·        An inclusive and diverse culture which encourages understanding and respect for others.

If you think this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

We warmly encourage visits to our school. Please contact us on 0161 505 0910, for further information about our school please visit our trust website at: Gorton Primary School - (gorton-manchester.org.uk)

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 Gorton Primary School

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
268 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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