117UK 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

Beacon Academy, Leicestershire

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Could you be our new Principal who will lead our academy to excellence? We are looking for a dynamic, experienced and inspiring leader to play a critical role in leading our academy. You will join a friendly and enthusiastic team who work closely wi

Salary: GBP: L16-L22, £61,166-£70,745 negotiable for the right candidate dependent on experience plus relocation package
Apply by 17 Oct 2022 Job start: January 2023

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Kimbolton School, Cambridgeshire

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Serenity Education Group, Surrey

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Headteacher Successful SEND Independent school Village location Start date January...

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Headteacher (SEN)

Care Perspectives Education Hub...

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We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, experienced, and dynamic Headteacher.

Salary: L11: £54,091 – L24: £74,295 Teacher pay and conditions apply
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Headteacher

Serenity School, Coulsdon, Surrey

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Headteacher Successful SEND Independent School Village location Coulsdon...

Salary: Excellent remuneration package
Apply by 24 Oct 2022 Job start: January 2023

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North London Collegiate School...

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NLCS Dubai seeks energetic, committed and forward-looking individuals to join the...

Salary: Competitive Tax Free Salary. Furnished accommodation. Flights. Visa. Medical Cover. Tuition fee concession and more.
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Headteacher

Delta Primary School, Enfield

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We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational Headteacher who has the ability...

Salary: Competitive Salary
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Head Of School

Trinity CofE Primary Academy...

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JOB TITLE: HEAD OF SCHOOL LOCATION: St. Jude’s Church of England Grade:...

Salary: Undisclosed
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Executive Principal -...

David Ross Education Trust...

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We are looking for an Executive Principal to lead designated academies within...

Salary: L32 - L37
Apply by 21 Oct 2022

Headteacher

Riverview House School, West...

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Are you an innovative Headteacher committed to improving the lives of children and...

Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
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Headteacher

Acorn Education and Care Limited...

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The Head Teacher will provide effective leadership and management of the school that...

Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
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Headteacher

Castle Garden School, Surrey

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Are you an innovative Headteacher committed to improving the lives of children and...

Salary: Up to £72,000 per annum
Apply by 21 Oct 2022

Campus Principal

OneSchool Global UK Biggleswade...

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We have a fantastic opportunity at our OneSchool Global UK Biggleswade Campus for a...

Salary: OneSchool Enhanced Leadership Pay Scales. Salary: Starting from £65,695 to £70,633 (Dependent upon skills and experience)
Apply by 17 Oct 2022 Job start: January 2023

Headteacher

Tiffin School, Kingston upon Thames

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The Governors are looking to recruit an exceptional candidate to lead Tiffin School...

Salary: Outer London Payscales L29 – L39
Apply by 14 Nov 2022 Job start: September...

Regional Education Director...

Academies Enterprise Trust...

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We’re building a national team of secondary Regional Education Directors to...

Salary: Highly competitive and Teachers pension scheme
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Head of Secondary

Hartland International School...

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Hartland International School seeks to appoint a Head of Secondary to support our...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 7 Nov 2022 Job start: August 2023

Headteacher (SEN)

Care Perspectives Education Hub...

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As the Headteacher, you will be the leading professional in the school, responsible...

Salary: L11: £54,091 – L24: £74,295
Apply by 3 Nov 2022

Headteacher

Barrow 1618 Church of England Free...

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Exciting opportunity for a dynamic Head Teacher to lead Barrow 1618 Church of...

Salary: Leadership Scale £47,735- £55,360
Apply by 31 Oct 2022 Job start: April 2023...

Associate Principal

Brookfield Junior Academy...

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We are seeking an exceptional and highly talented individual, who, with the support...

Salary: Leadership scale point L15 (£59,581) *pay award pending, September 2022
Apply by 17 Oct 2022 Job start: January 2023