52UK 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 of English Language...

Sri KDU International School Kota...

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The Head of the English Language Learning Academy is responsible for overseeing the...

Salary: Competitive
Apply by 14 Jul 2024

Head of Sherborne School

Sherborne School, Dorset

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The Governors of Sherborne Schools Group seek a new Head for Sherborne School to...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 6 Aug 2024 Job start: Academic...

Head of St Leonards Summer...

St Leonards School, Fife

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We are seeking an outstanding, creative and motivated Head of St Leonards Summer...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 8 Jul 2024

Headteacher

Green Wrythe Primary School...

New this week

We are looking for a Headteacher to join our small and friendly one-form entry...

Salary: Headteachers Group 4 pay scale, points L17 - - L24 (£73,718 - £86,826).
Apply by 8 Jul 2024 Job start: 1st January...

Vice Principal (Elementray) -...

Aldar Education, United Arab...

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Vice Principal - Aldar Education

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 28 Jun 2024

Headteacher

St Joseph's Catholic School...

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The Governing Board is seeking to appoint a highly effective, dynamic and...

Salary: L25 – L31 commensurate to experience
Apply by 8 Jul 2024 Job start: January...

Headteacher

Tes Schools Recruitment, Surrey

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Tes is supporting the appointment of a Headteacher to join a School based in Surrey.

Salary: From £70,000 per annum depending on experience (not pro rata)
Apply by 6 Jul 2024

Assistant Head (Director of...

Nottingham High School, Nottingham

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This is a fantastic opportunity to join Nottingham High School as an Assistant Head...

Salary: Competitive
Apply by 28 Jun 2024 Job start: ...

Head Teacher / Teaching...

Kspace International School, Tokyo

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Kspace International School is looking to hire teachers to fill head teacher /...

Salary: ¥350,000 to ¥500,000 monthly
Apply by 6 Sep 2024

Headteacher

Emmanuel Community School, Waltham...

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Christian Primary School Headteacher seeking a dedicated and aspirational Leader to...

Salary: Leadership 11 to 18 (Outer London)
Apply by 12 Jul 2024 Job start: January...

Senior Teacher – The Arts and...

Taminmin College, Litchfield

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As a member of the College Leadership Team, provide innovative educational...

Salary: Relocation assistance support | 12 weeks leave (6 weeks recreation leave & 6 weeks stand down leave per annum) | 3 weeks personal leave per annum
Apply by 7 Jul 2024 Job start: As soon as...

CPD and School Improvement...

Wandle Learning Trust, Wandsworth

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Are you an exceptional, passionate professional with a deep understanding of...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 5 Jul 2024 Job start: ASAP

Head of School

Matthews Hall, Canada

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Matthews Hall is seeking a new Head of School to serve as academic leader and chief...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 16 Jul 2024 Job start: July 2025

Headteacher

Castle Garden School, Surrey

As a Headteacher, you will promote a relentless focus on high quality, creative...

Salary: From £70,000 per annum depending on experience (not pro rata)
Apply by 7 Jul 2024

Headteacher at Danesfield...

Danesfield Church of England...

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Salary: L 17 - L23 dependant on experience
Apply by 5 Jul 2024 Job start: January...

Headteacher

The Island Learning Centre, Isle...

They are now looking for their next Headteacher, could it be you?

Salary: L18 to L24 (£71,729 - £83,081) + up to 10% for the right candidate
Apply by 28 Jun 2024 Job start: January 2025

Headteacher

Outcomes First Group, Bolton

Benton House School will have capacity for 60 pupils, but we are looking for a...

Salary: up to £80,000 per annum depending on experience (not pro rata)
Apply by 11 Jul 2024

Headteacher

Higford School, Shropshire

This is an excellent opportunity for an inspiring Headteacher to join our fantastic...

Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum dependent on experience
Apply by 12 Jul 2024