Headteacher, Kirklees

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Kirkburton Middle SchoolKirklees

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership 21 to 27
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Following the retirement of our existing headteacher, we are looking to recruit a new headteacher to lead the school into the next phase of its development. 

Kirkburton Middle School is a thriving, oversubscribed and well regarded school in Kirklees which takes pupils from the beginning of Year 6 to end of Year 8. We are part of The Mast Academy Trust whose values are rooted in collaboration and child centred decision making.

We are looking for someone with ambition and drive; resilience and emotional intelligence and the ability to inspire and motivate our people. You may be a senior leader in a Secondary school or a serving headteacher in a large primary school, but you must have a passion for cross-phase working and a commitment to the unique opportunities afforded by middle school education.

In return we can offer you:

• The opportunity to work with fantastic pupils who are eager to learn.

• Committed staff and a strong and supportive Governing Body.

• Support from experienced headteachers and a committed and             professional trust board.

• A commitment to professional development opportunities.

We warmly welcome visits to the school and would be happy to discuss the post further with candidates who may be interested in applying. More information can be found in our Recruitment Pack.

All applications should be submitted by email to: Melanie Humphreys, Executive Administrator, via email: mhumphreys@themast.co.uk



More about Kirkburton Middle School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 10 - 13 years
Address: Turnshaws Avenue, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 0TJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1484 222737
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Kirkburton Middle School is a mixed, non-denominational academy middle school for pupils aged 10-13. 

In 2016, the school became part of the Mast Academy Trust, which also includes Shelley First School, Scissett Middle School and Birdsedge First...