Headteacher, Hertfordshire

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Little Hadham Primary SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12 - L18 - £51,639 - £59,264
Contract term: Permanent

At Little Hadham Primary School our children are able to develop as individuals, in an environment where their unique qualities are valued and encouraged. In recent weeks Little Hadham received their section 8 Ofsted inspection and are looking forward to receiving the report and sharing the outcome with everyone; the day went well.

The governing body wish to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational leader to continue to take the school forward and inspire everyone in the school to be the best that they can be. The new Headteacher will inherit a happy school with wonderful children, at an exciting time of potential expansion. Having recently acquired additional land we are at preliminary stages of expanding our school to one form of entry. We are looking for a leader to work with pupils, parents, staff and governors in shaping our future.

If you meet our criteria, we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for a leader who:

  • Is excited by the challenge of building on our strengths, whilst driving change
  • Has the ambition and passion to want to enhance and shape our school
  • Puts the focus on ‘the best for every child’ at the heart of their leadership
  • Has the necessary skills to inspire and enthuse staff whilst implementing change
  • Recognises the key importance of high quality communication
  • Is an outstanding practitioner
  • Recognises the centrality of Safeguarding in all aspects of the life of the school


For further information about the role and person specification please download a copy of the Application Pack by visiting https://www.teachinherts.com/find-a-job/view,headteacher_46518.htm

We welcome the opportunity to show you our friendly school, meet our confident, independent children and highly engaged team of staff. Please telephone Sarah or Debbie in the school office on 01279 771285 who will be happy to arrange a suitable time to visit.

Closing date: Thursday 19th April at 9am
Shortlisting date: Monday 23rd April
Interview date: Wednesday 2nd May

Little Hadham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and Barring Service check, including the barred list, as well as other pre-employment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2016.

For more information and to apply online please visit https://www.teachinherts.com/find-a-job/view,headteacher_46518.htm

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More about Little Hadham Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Little Hadham, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG11 2DX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1279 771285