55UK 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.

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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

Chapel Break Infant School, Norfolk

New today

Chapel Break Infant School offers a world class education. The school has an...

Salary: (Group Size 2, L12 - L18)
Apply by 11 Jan 2021 Job start: Required...

Head of School

Jane Austen College, Norfolk

New today

If you’re an aspiring headteacher who shares our belief that all our children should...

Salary: L24-L27
Apply by 8 Jan 2021 Job start: April or...

Headteacher

Sackville School, West Sussex

New this week

Sackville School is seeking to appoint a visionary and inspirational leader to...

Salary: L33-L39, Group 7
Apply by 13 Jan 2021 Job start: 1st...

Headteacher

Wolverdene Special School...

New this week

The governing body of Wolverdene Special School is looking for an experienced and...

Salary: LDR 34-46 with discretionary allowance of up to 25% for the right candidate, to be negotiated, + additional residential allowance (currently £5426 pa)
Apply by 4 Jan 2021 Job start: April 2021

Headteacher

The Blue Coat School, Liverpool

New this week

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and inspirational leader who can...

Salary: Group 7, L33 to L39 (ISR subject to negotiation)
Apply by 29 Jan 2021 Job start: SEPTEMBER...

Head of Secondary - September...

The British School Al Rehab, Al...

New this week

Head of Secondary

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 31 Dec 2020

Headteacher

Percy Hedley School, North Tyneside

This role is an exceptional opportunity to build on the outstanding achievement...

Salary: L28-32
Apply by 14 Dec 2020

Headteacher

Newington Community Primary...

New this week

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity we are the school for you. Although...

Salary: £54,091 - £73,559
Apply by 31 Dec 2020 Job start: April 2021

Headteacher

Ayscoughfee Hall School, Spalding...

The Board of Governors is looking to appoint an inspirational leader with a passion...

Salary: Group 2, L8—L21 dependent on experience.
Apply by 4 Jan 2021 Job start: September...

Headteacher

Edith Moorhouse Primary School...

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Exciting opportunity to lead a popular primary school in the Oxfordshire town of...

Salary: Leadership Spine Range L16 - L22
Apply by 29 Dec 2020 Job start: April 2021

Head of Secondary - September...

GEMS International School - Al...

New this week

We are looking to appoint an experienced Head of Secondary School from September...

Salary: Competitive - tax free
Apply by 28 Dec 2020 Job start: September...

Head Teacher

Southville Primary School...

Southville Primary is a thriving, popular and welcoming school and pre-school in...

Salary: L20 to L27
Apply by 8 Jan 2021 Job start: April 2021...

Executive Head and Chief...

Bishop Ramsey CE School, Hillingdon

The Trust is committed to grow over the next few years and as CEO, the post holder...

Salary: Initially Leadership Pay Spine Group 7 L33-L39, Outer London, to be reviewed as the Trust grows
Apply by 13 Dec 2020 Job start: 19th April...

Head of School

Joseph Norton Academy, Kirklees

Expiring soon

We are currently looking for a Head of School who is highly motivated, with...

Salary: L21 -L25
Apply by 11 Dec 2020 Job start: Spring term

Executive Headteacher

Queensmead House School, Windsor...

Do you have what it takes to sit in the big seat? Are you resilient, innovative...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 30 Dec 2020 Job start: September...

Head of Pre-Prep

Pinewood School, Oxfordshire /...

Pinewood School seek to appoint an outstanding and committed Head of Pre-Prep for...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 8 Jan 2021 Job start: September...

Chief Executive Officer

Eastern Multi-Academy Trust...

This is a truly unique opportunity for someone who subscribes to our values of...

Salary: LGPS
Apply by 14 Dec 2020 Job start: summer term...

Headteacher

St Luke's Primary School...

St Luke’s Primary is a three form entry community school, which sits at the heart of...

Salary: L24b - L30
Apply by 14 Dec 2020 Job start: September...