45UK 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

Headteacher

St Margaret Mary's Catholic Infant...

New this week

We wish to appoint a Headteacher who leads by example, is kind, empathetic...

Salary: L18-L24*
Apply by 16 Sep 2024 Job start: 1 January...

Pedagogical Director for...

ISR International School on the...

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ISR is seeking to appoint a Pedagogical Director to start at the earliest....

Salary: performance-related pay + benefits
Apply by 31 Aug 2024

Head of Secondary School

Kathmandu International Study...

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A fantastic opportunity to lead a growing and thriving Secondary international...

Salary: Living allowance, plus flights. We cover costs of the visa for the full-time international volunteer (visa post holder) and his/her dependent children who study at KISC if required. Other provisions can be discussed if you are invited for an interview.
Apply by 31 Aug 2024

Headteacher

Outcomes First Group, Bolton

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Robins Way School is a brand-new SEN school for pupils with complex needs including...

Salary: up to £85,000 per annum depending on experience (not pro rata)
Apply by 2 Aug 2024

Headteacher

Outcomes First Group, Leicester

New this week

We are looking to open a Primary/Secondary School in the Leicester area.

Salary: Up to £85,000.00 per annum
Apply by 2 Aug 2024

Headteacher SEND

John Watson School, Oxfordshire

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The Governing Body is seeking a new Headteacher who shares our vision & values, who...

Salary: Group 5 with indicative pay range L23 to L29 - £81,070 to £93,902
Apply by 15 Oct 2024 Job start: Summer Term...

Headteacher

The Avenue School, Brent

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Headteacher Special Educational Needs

Salary: Leadership Pay Scale - L21 - L28
Apply by 15 Sep 2024 Job start: January...

Headteacher

Claystone School, Central...

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Through your knowledge and passion, you will have a real impact on the lives of...

Salary: up to £80,000 per annum depending on experience (not pro rata)
Apply by 8 Aug 2024

Regional Operations Lead

Spaghetti Bridge Ltd, South West

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An exciting opportunity for Regional Operations Lead who is passionate about...

Salary: Competitive. Dependent on experience
Apply by 21 Jul 2024

Headteacher

Tes Schools Recruitment, Suffolk

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Tes is supporting the appointment of a Headteacher to join a school based in Suffolk.

Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum, dependent on experience
Apply by 24 Jul 2024

Headteacher

Westdene School, Brighton and Hove

Following the retirement of the Headteacher after a highly successful 24 years in...

Salary: Leadership
Apply by 2 Sep 2024 Job start: 01/01/2025

Head of Middle School

San Silvestre School, Peru

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Are you a creative and passionate leader, who will set high expections in a newly...

Salary: Competitive for the region
Apply by 28 Aug 2024 Job start: February...

Headteacher

Four-Forest Bilingual...

We are seeking to recruit an inspirational leader and custodian for our children...

Salary: Competitive
Apply by 29 Jul 2024 Job start: October...

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Four-Forest Bilingual...

Wir suchen eine inspirierende Führungspersönlichkeit, die sich für unsere Kinder...

Salary: Competitive
Apply by 29 Jul 2024 Job start: October...

Headteacher

Outcomes First Group, Suffolk

We are looking for a Headteacher for our New Options School in Stratford St Mary...

Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum, dependent on experience
Apply by 25 Jul 2024

Headteacher

The Glapton Academy, Nottingham

We seek an exceptional Headteacher to drive our academy forward. Someone who will...

Salary: L18-L24
Apply by 17 Sep 2024 Job start: January 2025

Head Teacher

Summit School, Coventry

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This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a unique school - Summit is a small Dfe...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 17 Jul 2024

Headteacher

Sunny View School SL...

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An exciting opportunity for an aspiring or established Headteacher to lead our...

Salary: c. 45,000 euros
Apply by 16 Aug 2024