83UK 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

Assistant Headteacher

Barr Beacon School, Walsall

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We are seeking to increase the capacity of our Leadership team so we can drive...

Salary: Leadership 11-16
Apply by 10 Jan 2022 Job start: April 2022

Head of Secondary School and...

International School of Monaco...

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We are looking for an outstanding Head of Secondary to play a major role in the...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 8 Jan 2022

Headteacher

Wittering Primary School...

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Wittering Primary School is a vibrant and successful place, Ofsted describe us as ‘a...

Salary: L18-L24
Apply by 10 Jan 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Alwoodley Primary School, Leeds

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Alwoodley is a thriving two-form entry community primary school in north Leeds with...

Salary: L18 – L24 - Negotiable with candidate on the basis of current earnings and prior experience
Apply by 7 Jan 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Lilian Baylis Technology School...

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Lilian Baylis Technology Schools is a vibrant, inclusive and aspirational community...

Salary: LPS
Apply by 10 Jan 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Asquith Primary School, Leeds

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“The post needs to be a hands-on TEACHING head. When a head is in the thick of it...

Salary: Competitive
Apply by 4 Jan 2022

Principal - Leicester

Avanti Fields School, Leicester

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Avanti Fields is an all-through 4 to 16 school (2 FE at primary and 6FE at...

Salary: L25 to L31
Apply by 6 Jan 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Richard De Clare Community...

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HEADTEACHER Required: April or September 2022 Leadership Scale : L11-17

Salary: L11 - L17
Apply by 17 Jan 2022 Job start: April or...

College Principal

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College...

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We are looking for an outstanding leader who has the vision, courage, skills...

Salary: Plus up to £10,000 available to those relocating within 20 miles of the College
Apply by 5 Jan 2022 Job start: 22nd August...

Head of Primary - September...

GEMS Wellington Academy - Dubai...

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Head of Primary - September 2022

Salary: Competitive tax free salary, accommodation, schooling, private medical insurance, annual airfares to country of residence, and end of service gratuity
Apply by 31 Jan 2022 Job start: September...

Head of School (Pechersk)....

The British International School...

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The Head of School has whole-school responsibilities for academic matters and the...

Salary: Competitive renumeration based upon the candidate's experience and potential.
Apply by 28 Feb 2022 Job start: 1st August...

Headteacher

Norton Canes High School, Cannock

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Headteacher.

Salary: Leadership
Apply by 7 Jan 2022 Job start: Summer 2022

Head of Secondary / Head of...

Prague British International...

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Resilient, organised and entrepreneurial, you will lead and manage the secondary...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 7 Jan 2022 Job start: 22nd August...

Head Teacher

St Francis C of E Primary School...

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Are you the enthusiastic and dynamic leader we are looking for? We are seeking a...

Salary: Group Size 3, ISR level 18-24
Apply by 7 Jan 2022 Job start: September...

Principal

Cliff Park Ormiston Academy...

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Ormiston Cliff Park Academy is a vibrant and inclusive 11-16 school which holds a...

Salary: Extremely competitive salary (please talk to us) + private health insurance + TPS + excellent CPD opportunities
Apply by 4 Jan 2022 Job start: April or...

Headteacher

Stanburn Primary School, Harrow

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Stanburn Primary School is a culturally rich four-form of entry school; we are...

Salary: LS 24-30 (Outer London)
Apply by 31 Dec 2021 Job start: April or...

Headteacher

Fairview International School...

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The Headteacher is part of and works collaboratively with a central senior...

Salary: Competitive
Apply by 5 Jan 2022

Head of Pre-school

Nobel British International School...

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Due to the growth in pupil numbers, Nobel International School Algarve is looking to...

Salary: Competitive
Apply by 31 Dec 2021 Job start: September...