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Head Teacher
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contract term
£64,143 to £74,295 per year
Apply by
13 March 2022
Job start
05 September 2022
Job end

Vision for Education are proud to be working in partnership with a large, LEA primary school on the East Coast of England in order to recruit a Head Teacher for September 2022.

About the role

The successful candidate will champion the ethos, values and traditions which are fundamental to the success of the school. Whether an experienced senior leader looking to make the step into headship or a serving headteacher looking for a new challenge; the school are looking for somebody special, with a kind, warm enthusiasm that motivates and inspires – ensuring their children achieve their very best.

The reason for the vacancy is the planned retirement of their current head.

About the school

The successful candidate will be joining a school community that is blessed with a team of dedicated teachers and support staff where the main priority is always meeting the needs of their young people. The school are looking for someone who can maintain this teamwork while taking the school forward and the governing body are ready to work with the new headteacher, providing the support needed or desired.

Their school ethos is based firmly on respect for all individuals and mutual friendship. The successful candidate will add to the strengths that already exist; and be someone who can mould and shape the future of the school providing the improvement that is needed without losing the ethos that makes the school what it is.


To be considered for the role of Head Teacher you will:
  • QTS and headship qualification such as NPQH / CEPQH / NPQEL
  • Successful leadership in a previous head teacher / executive leader position, or 3+ years successful experience in a deputy head teacher position
  • Evidence of successfully leading school improvement
  • Up to date safeguarding training and knowledge of legislation for the protection of young people

Key responsibilities

As Head Teacher you will be responsible for:
  • Provide strong and effective leadership, vision, and strategic direction to school staff
  • Responsibility for the annual business plan and other key documents
  • Accountability for the educational and pastoral performance of the school
  • Build and maintain links with the local community and other external stakeholders

What the school offer

In return, the school can offer the successful candidate:
  • A welcoming school that sits in the heart of a close-knit community
  • The opportunity to lead and manage a dedicated leadership team
  • Friendly, confident, and enthusiastic children who are keen to learn
  • A supportive, challenging, and enthusiastic Governing Body and an active PTFA
  • Reimbursement for reasonable related moving expenses (if applicable)


£64,143 to £74,295 per year

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • QTS and leadership qualification such as NPQH
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Daniel Bazeley on 0161 470 2291 or email

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