Headteacher, Wakefield

Closing date:New this week

Streethouse Junior Infant And Nursery SchoolWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2019 or January 2019 if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 1 School - Leadership Range: L12 – L18
Contract term: Permanent

Streethouse Junior, Infant and Nursery School is an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ school in the centre of the local community. In the words of one of our parents “It is a small school with a big heart that puts the children first”. We have wonderful children, dedicated and hard-working staff and a strong active governing body to support wherever possible.

We are seeking to appoint a Headteacher who is committed to achieving excellence for their school. A leader who will maintain the standards already set and move the school onwards to the future.

We are looking for a Headteacher who will:

  • Be an inspirational role model with leadership and management experience at a primary level.
  • Have excellent organisational and inter-personal skills are necessary, demonstrating a passion for teaching and learning.
  • Ensure every child reaches their full potential and beyond!
  • Recognise, value and develop the strengths of our dedicated and committed staff.
  • Help continue our strong links with the community and help the school stay a strong member of it.
  • Have the ability to cultivate, sustain and enhance our relationships with parents, staff, governors, and the wider community.
  • Be positive, motivational and consistent. 
  • Provide a safe, calm and well-ordered environment for all children and staff, with a strong focus on safeguarding and the development of exemplary behaviour in school and in the wider society. 
  • Be committed to continuing our ethos as an inclusive school

In return we can offer you;

  • The opportunity to implement and develop fresh ideas 
  • A fully supportive and active Governing Body who are committed to your continual professional development 
  • The challenge of leading a keen and dedicated staff forward in standards of teaching and learning at the school 
  • Children who love their school and are keen to learn!

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact the office on 01977 798616.

To apply please visit: www.wakefield.gov.uk

Alternatively, you can contact the Recruitment Line on 0345 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome) or email: jobs@wakefield.gov.uk

Closing Date: 28 September 2018.
Shortlisting: 8 October 2018.
Interviews: 25 October 2018.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Disbarring Service and satisfactory pre-employment checks and references will be required. Shortlisted candidates will also be required to make a declaration under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations (if applicable).



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Whinney Lane, Streethouse, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 6DJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 723575
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