78UK 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

Head Teacher

Southville Primary School...

New this week

Southville Primary is a thriving, popular and welcoming school and pre-school in...

Salary: L20 to L27
Apply by 8 Jan 2021 Job start: April 2021...

Headteacher

Ayscoughfee Hall School...

New this week

The Board of Governors is looking to appoint an inspirational leader with a passion...

Salary: Group 2, L8—L21 dependent on experience.
Apply by 4 Jan 2021

Executive Head and Chief...

Bishop Ramsey CE School, Hillingdon

New this week

The Trust is committed to grow over the next few years and as CEO, the post holder...

Salary: Initially Leadership Pay Spine Group 7 L33-L39, Outer London, to be reviewed as the Trust grows
Apply by 13 Dec 2020 Job start: 19th April...

Head of School

Joseph Norton Academy, Kirklees

New this week

We are currently looking for a Head of School who is highly motivated, with...

Salary: L21 -L25
Apply by 11 Dec 2020 Job start: Spring term

Executive Headteacher

Queensmead House School, Windsor...

New this week

Do you have what it takes to sit in the big seat? Are you resilient, innovative...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 30 Dec 2020 Job start: September...

Head of Pre-Prep

Pinewood School, Oxfordshire /...

Be an early applicantNew this week

Pinewood School seek to appoint an outstanding and committed Head of Pre-Prep for...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 8 Jan 2021 Job start: September...

Chief Executive Officer

Eastern Multi-Academy Trust...

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This is a truly unique opportunity for someone who subscribes to our values of...

Salary: LGPS
Apply by 14 Dec 2020 Job start: summer term...

Headteacher

St Luke's Primary School...

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St Luke’s Primary is a three form entry community school, which sits at the heart of...

Salary: L24b - L30
Apply by 14 Dec 2020 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Wombridge Primary School, Telford...

Be an early applicantNew this week

The Governing Body wishes to appoint an inspirational leader with a proven track...

Salary: Group 2 8 -21 L15-L21. £59, 581 - £68, 347
Apply by 14 Jan 2021 Job start: April 2021

Head of Pre-Preparatory and...

Bromsgrove Preparatory School...

New this week

Following the retirement of the current Headmistress, we seek to appoint a new Head...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 6 Dec 2020 Job start: September...

Head of School

The Sittingbourne School, Kent

New this week

We are proud of the inclusive nature of The Sittingbourne School, where children of...

Salary: SAT L29 – L 35 (£83,970- £97,272)
Apply by 15 Dec 2020 Job start: April 2021...

Principal

Hilton Primary School, Derbyshire

New this week

Following the retirement of the current Principal, Spencer Academies Trust is...

Salary: L20-L26
Apply by 14 Dec 2020 Job start: April 2021

Chief Executive/Executive Head

Compass Learning Partnership, Brent

Upon the retirement of Kay Charles, the Trustees are looking to appoint a...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 11 Dec 2020

Principal

Logic Studio School, Hounslow

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A thriving and oversubscribed 14-19 school with over 200 students in the Sixth Form...

Salary: £85,290 - £95,975 (L28-L33 Outer London)
Apply by 4 Jan 2021 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Percy Hedley School, North Tyneside

This role is an exceptional opportunity to build on the outstanding achievement...

Salary: L28-32
Apply by 14 Dec 2020

Head of School

Wakefield Grammar School...

Expiring soon

The Governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic, and forward-thinking...

Salary: Competitive
Apply by 4 Dec 2020 Job start: From Easter...

Founding Head of Early Years

Huili School Nantong, Nantong

Wellington College China group opens Huili School Nantong in August 2022. We are...

Salary: Competitive salary and package with benefits appropriate to the responsibility.
Apply by 31 Dec 2020

Headteacher

Tes Schools Recruitment, NW London

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Exciting opportunity to join an Ofsted Outstanding primary special school that...

Salary: L11-L43 depending upon experience
Apply by 3 Dec 2020 Job start: April 2021...