240UK 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

Marlborough School, Bexley

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Marlborough School is a maintained split site special school for students aged 11-19...

Salary: L22 – L28 - £74,090 to £85,290
Apply by 8 Feb 2022

Joint Head Teacher

Tomintoul School, Moray

New today

Tomintoul School is looking to recruit a Joint Head Teacher

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 4 Feb 2022

Headteacher

Gordano School, Bristol, City of

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The Governors and Trustees are seeking to appoint an outstanding and...

Salary: Salary range circa. L37-43.
Apply by 31 Jan 2022 Job start: September...

Head Teacher

Hythehill School, Moray

New today

Hythehill School is looking to recruit a Head Teacher

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 4 Feb 2022

Head of School

Joseph Norton Academy, Kirklees

New today

An experienced leader, innovator and practitioner with the ability to establish and...

Salary: Scale: L21 – L25
Apply by 4 Mar 2022 Job start: Start:...

Headteacher

Ryecroft CofE Middle School...

Quick ApplyNew today

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Headteacher to take Ryecroft...

Salary: L15 (£59,581) – L21 (£69,031)
Apply by 4 Feb 2022 Job start: Easter 2022...

Headteacher

Grasmere Nursery School &...

New today

Due to retirement, the governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, talented...

Salary: L12-L18
Apply by 8 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Pembury House Nursery School...

New today

We’re going on a welly walk to find another great Headteacher. Will you join us?...

Salary: L12-18
Apply by 21 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Laycock Primary School, Laycock...

New today

Laycock School is at the heart of the exciting borough of Islington, has an...

Salary: Circa £80K-£90K
Apply by 6 Feb 2022 Job start: 1 September...

Principal

The Bulwell Academy, Nottingham

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The Bulwell Academy serves the families in and around Bulwell, Nottingham and joined...

Salary: Negotiable
Apply by 24 Jan 2022 Job start: September...

Executive Headteacher - The...

Eskdale School, North Yorkshire

New this week

This is a first-time post and we are looking for a leader who will bring energy and...

Salary: L33 – L39. Relocation Package of up to £8,000 - T&Cs apply
Apply by 6 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Greatfield Park Primary School...

New today

Set in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds, Greatfield Park Primary School...

Salary: L12 – L18
Apply by 7 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Forest of Galtres Anglican...

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We are currently seeking to appoint an exceptional and inspirational Head Teacher...

Salary: L13-16. Salary is dependent on current qualifications and experience, please see the job description for more information
Apply by 6 Feb 2022 Job start: April or...

School Head Teacher

Hillstone Primary School...

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The Governing Body at Hillstone Primary School is seeking to appoint an outstanding...

Salary: L18 – L24
Apply by 7 Feb 2022 Job start: Start of...

Headteacher

Hexham Priory School...

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The Trustees of the Eden Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a new Headteacher for...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 21 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Head of St James Nursery...

St James Preparatory School...

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St James Prep School and Nursery is seeking to recruit a permanent full-time Head of...

Salary: subject to experience
Apply by 20 Feb 2022 Job start: April or...

Headteacher

Priory Academy, Central...

Quick ApplyNew this week

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Headteacher to lead this extended secondary...

Salary: L25-L32
Apply by 7 Feb 2022 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Winkfield St Mary's C of E Primary...

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Are you our next Headteacher? We are looking for a passionate and inspirational...

Salary: Salary Group 2 L13 – 19 (£57,890 - £66,900 pa) NOR 193/210
Apply by 17 Feb 2022 Job start: September...