Social Care & Education
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Opportunity for an experienced Headteacher at highly regarded Primary school in Leicester - Primary school Headteacher salary: £65,363 to £73,144.00 Per Annum - Full Time position.

As the new HeadTeacher, you will be joining an excellent, well established and dedicated team that is committed to the wellbeing and development of every child within their care.

About the Primary School;

  • Primary school in Leicester which has as "good" OFSTED rating

  • Committed to SEN (special educational needs) providing opportunities for pupils to achieve success, encouraging pupils to have belief in themselves and their abilities.

  • Highly regarded within the Leicestershire area for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

  • 84 classroom staff who create a strong, positive culture within the school

  • Small class sizes to ensure that each child receives the attention and the level of teaching they need in order to make sure progress

  • The School Leadership Team works collaboratively and inclusively to support and nurture the whole School community

Required skills of the new HeadTeacher;

  • Qualifications to work in the UK ( QTS, PGCE or NARIC approved )

  • Experience as a HeadTeacher at Primary school / leading a Primary School

  • Broad knowledge and experience of the syllabus

  • A current enhanced DBS certificate

  • Strong communication and organisational skills

  • Building strong lasting relationships with the community

  • HeadTeacher committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

  • Performing reviews/evaluations

  • Successful budget management experience

Desired skills (not essential);

  • Experience with SEN (special educational needs) as a Headteacher

  • Teaching in a special needs environment

  • Educational Management training or Qualification (NPQH or working towards NPQH)

All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service