43UK 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

Broughton Hall Catholic High...

New this week

We are looking for a Headteacher with vision, energy, dynamism and commitment to...

Salary: Leadership
Apply by 16 Sep 2024 Job start: 01.01.2025

Headteacher

Nexus Multi Academy Trust - Head...

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Position: Headteacher Salary: STPCD Leadership Points 21 - 27 Location:...

Salary: STPCD Leadership Points 21 - 27
Apply by 11 Aug 2024

Head of School

Overstone Park Primary School...

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An exciting leadership opportunity to join our growing Trust as we open a new...

Salary: Leadership Scale L13 - L17
Apply by 6 Sep 2024 Job start: January 2025

Headteacher

Willow Grove Primary School, Wigan

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The Governors wish to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational headteacher who...

Salary: Group 3 - Salary Range L18-L24
Apply by 5 Sep 2024 Job start: January...

Heathfield International...

Heathfield International School...

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Heathfield International School, Bangkok: Secondary Headteacher (January 2025 or...

Salary: Undisclosed
Apply by 16 Aug 2024

Headteacher

Outcomes First Group, Bolton

New this week

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

Grove Park Special School, East...

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The Interim Executive Board (IEB) of Grove Park School are looking to appoint a new...

Salary: L25-L31* (£85,146 - £97,639)
Apply by 16 Sep 2024 Job start: January...

Headteacher

Richard Atkins Primary School...

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Richard Atkins Primary School is seeking to hire a new Headteacher.

Salary: Leadership range L15 £75,545 – L21* £85,267
Apply by 10 Sep 2024

Head of School

Aurora Redehall School, Surrey

Be an early applicantNew this week

We are seeking a talented individual, who will provide highly effective leadership...

Salary: Salary: £63,189 - £69,705 (FL12 – FL16)
Apply by 31 Jul 2024

Headteacher & Trust Lead for...

William Lovell Church of England...

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Please see the Job Profile document to view the full job description for this...

Salary: L21 - L27 - RELOCATION ALLOWANCE AVAILABLE
Apply by 8 Sep 2024 Job start: January 2025

Headteacher

St Margaret Mary's Catholic Infant...

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...

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

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

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

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

Headteacher Special Educational Needs

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

Headteacher

Claystone School, Central...

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