102UK 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.

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Principal

Broadfield Primary School, Oldham

New this week

As a result of the planned retirement of the current Headteacher, after 16 very...

Salary: Leadership Spine
Apply by 13 Jan 2023 Job start: 01/09/2023...

Head of College

The Green Room School, Windsor and...

New today

The Green Room College (GRC) is a journey into adulthood for young people over the...

Salary: Package includes competitive salary (£45K-£50k p.a.)
Apply by 6 Feb 2023

Head Teacher

Paston Ridings Primary School...

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The Headteacher will: • Effectively lead the staff and pupils and ensure a safe...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 16 Jan 2023 Job start: Apr-Sept...

Head of School

Rye Hills Academy, Redcar and...

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To carry out the duties of the Head of School in accordance with the current...

Salary: L27 - L33
Apply by 20 Jan 2023 Job start: September...

Head of School

Netherhall Learning Campus High...

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Netherhall Learning Campus High School is looking to appoint a Head of School who is...

Salary: Group 6 leadership scale L22 - 28
Apply by 9 Jan 2023 Job start: Summer term...

Head Teacher (3 month...

North London Hospital School...

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North London Hospital School is an independent co-educational day school for young...

Salary: £52,731.00 per annum
Apply by 31 Dec 2022

Headteacher

The Crest Academy, Brent

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The Headteacher will provide outstanding educational vision, leadership and...

Salary: Competitive
Apply by 6 Jan 2023 Job start: Easter Term

Head of the Senior School...

Wellington College International...

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Wellington College International Shanghai is seeking a trusted Head of the Senior...

Salary: Our employment package is excellent, with very competitive salaries, housing, flights, insurance and other benefits. We aim to be exemplary employers and have had very low rates of teacher turnover since we opened.
Apply by 31 Dec 2022 Job start: ...

Headteacher of Caistor...

Caistor Grammar School...

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The Trustees wish to appoint an outstanding professional to lead this highly...

Salary: L30-L36
Apply by 5 Jan 2023 Job start: September...

Head of School (Secondary)

Bobby Moore Academy, Newham

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We’re looking to appoint an ambitious, dynamic and inspirational senior leader who...

Salary: L21-L25 £80,862-£88,325 FTE per annum. Access to Teacher's pension scheme
Apply by 5 Jan 2023

Headteacher St John's Special...

St John's Special School &...

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Headteacher St John’s Special School and College Start date April or September...

Salary: Headteacher Scale 7HT2 - 7HT8
Apply by 9 Jan 2023 Job start: April 2023...

Headteacher

Hatch End High School, Harrow

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The Governing Board of Hatch End High School seek a committed and inspirational...

Salary: Salary: L33 – L39 (Outer London)
Apply by 20 Jan 2023 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Bevendean Primary School, Brighton...

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A fantastic opportunity to lead a two form primary school and nursery, which...

Salary: School Range L17 - L23
Apply by 4 Jan 2023 Job start: 17th April...

Head of School

Copleston High School, Suffolk

Expiring in 2 days

We wish to appoint a new Head of School, who will report to the Principal. You will...

Salary: Leadership Points L25 to L29
Apply by 12 Dec 2022

Headteacher

Meadow Park School, Knowsley

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Salary: Leadership Pay Scale L23 to L29 (£76,122 to £88,170) dependent upon experience
Apply by 8 Jan 2023 Job start: April 2023...

Headteacher

Eckington School, Derbyshire

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Eckington School is seeking an inspirational and driven Headteacher who aspires to...

Salary: Leadership L30 - L34
Apply by 2 Jan 2023 Job start: Easter 2023

Head of Senior School & Sixth...

British International School, Al...

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Opportunity to lead an amazing team in a well established British School in the...

Salary: experience related + benefits
Apply by 15 Jan 2023 Job start: 1st...

Academic Quality Manager...

Dipont Education - Shanghai Office...

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Dipont Education is seeking an Academic Quality Manager, specializing in Physics...

Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package
Apply by 19 Dec 2022 Job start: August 2023