221UK and International headteacher jobs

With a range of headteacher positions in the UK and in international schools, Tes Jobs is the first place for those looking to take their leadership career to the next level. We have hundreds of headteacher jobs in state and independent schools from primary, secondary to further education.

Whether you’re an experienced headteacher looking for a new challenge or a leader looking to step into headship, Tes is the first choice for schools looking to recruit senior leaders. Search for roles near you by tailoring your search and add your favourite vacancies to My Jobs. You can set an email alert so that new roles are sent straight to your inbox and by completing your career profile you can let your future employer come to you.

Becoming a headteacher

Although you no longer require a qualification to become a headteacher, many aspiring UK heads still choose to take the National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH). You will need extensive experience as a teacher with extra responsibilities managing school-wide programmes.

Latest jobs

Primary Head

British International School of...

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The British International school of Tunis is looking for a Primary Head !

Salary: Benefit package attached
Apply by 30 Apr 2022 Job start: August 2022

Headteacher

West Grantham Church of England...

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Primary Headteacher

Salary: Leadership Pay Range L16 to L22
Apply by 7 Mar 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Eggbuckland Vale Primary School...

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A creative, aspirational Headteacher is required to lead a vibrant school with an...

Salary: L17-L25 (negotiable salary, depending on skills, experience and performance). Re-location package available.
Apply by 28 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Cockington Primary School, Torbay

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A creative, collaborative and aspirational Headteacher required to lead a vibrant...

Salary: L17-L25 (negotiable salary, depending on skills, experience and performance). Re-location package available.
Apply by 28 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Ravenswood Community Primary...

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We are looking for a highly organised leader who can provide strong, purposeful and...

Salary: £58,135 - £67,364 per annum
Apply by 28 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Crick Primary School...

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We are looking for an exceptional headteacher who can build on existing strengths...

Salary: L12-L18 negotiable
Apply by 21 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

East London Independent School...

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This is an exciting opportunity to join a unique organisation, with over 22 years of...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 11 Feb 2022

Headteacher

Long Knowle Primary School...

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In preparation for the retirement of our respected and long serving Headteacher, the...

Salary: Group 2 ISR L15 to L21. Salary negotiable to reflect skills and experience.
Apply by 21 Feb 2022 Job start: 1...

Head Teacher (Permanent)

Castlehead High School...

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Castlehead High School is looking to recruit a Head Teacher (Permanent)

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 13 Feb 2022

Headteacher

Higham Lane School, Warwickshire

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We are now seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational Headteacher, who will...

Salary: L30 – L33
Apply by 28 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

The Lacon Childe School...

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Lacon Childe School is seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational...

Salary: Headteacher Group 5 L22 - L28
Apply by 28 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Head of School

Lathom Junior School, Newham

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The Governing Board and Executive Headteacher of the Altmore & Lathom Schools...

Salary: Leadership 22-26 (inner London)
Apply by 14 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Madley Brook Community Primary...

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We are looking for a strong, supportive and caring headteacher to embrace the...

Salary: TPS
Apply by 14 Feb 2022 Job start: 01/09/2022

Head

The Maynard School, Exeter

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This is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious professional with demonstrable...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 23 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Head of Preparatory School &...

St. Dominic's Grammar School...

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Head of Preparatory School & Reception St. Dominic’s Grammar School, Brewood....

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 4 Mar 2022 Job start: 2nd...

Headteacher Primary

Sanquhar Primary School, Dumfries...

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We are seeking to appoint a leader with vision and a passion for learning who will...

Salary: £61,590 per year
Apply by 13 Feb 2022

Headteacher

Lanchester Primary School...

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We are seeking a Headteacher to be responsible for the successful strategic...

Salary: LPS (Fringe Area) L18 to L24
Apply by 21 Feb 2022 Job start: 1st...

Headteacher

Jupiter Primary School...

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We are seeking a Headteacher to be responsible for the successful strategic...

Salary: LPS (Fringe Area) L18 to L24
Apply by 21 Feb 2022 Job start: 1st...