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Job details
Employer Carrwood Primary School
Location Bradford
Salary Minimum L22 + negotiable depending upon individual circumstances and skills
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017 or as soon as possible

Do you want to be Ordinary? Do you want to lead a “Run of the mill” school? If so, read no further

Carrwood Primary can never be said to be a “run-of-the-mill” school and we don’t want it to be either. Carrwood Primary School is a two form entry Primary School, with a DSP and Behaviour Centre. It is bustling and vibrant and situated at the heart of its community. Carrwood Primary School is facing lots of challenges - all of which we can meet with the right leaders. OFSTED judged the school to be requiring improvement in late 2016 and actions taken so far have rapidly impacted on the improvement journey. The Governors wish to appoint two key leaders who can skilfully maintain and accelerate the momentum of improvement and development; our children deserve a good education in a good school.

We need a strategic leader who is both outward and inward facing—keeping a close eye on provision and standards but also developing, local partnerships with schools and other organisations that will be of benefit to the pupils at Carrwood. The successful applicant does not need to be an existing Executive Headteacher but will have the qualities and attributes to enable the school to take advantage of opportunities presented by the changing educational landscape.

The successful applicants will need to:

  • Be uncompromising in their pursuit of excellence
  • Be totally committed to developing an inclusive school culture
  • Be brave and resilient
  • Have strong strategic and inspirational leadership skills
  • Have a strong commitment to achieving success through partnership and teamwork
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have a passion for learning

In return, you will get:

  • Pupils that will make you smile every day and provide you with everlasting memories
  • Hard working staff that want to make the school the best it can be
  • Support and challenge from a forward thinking Governing Body
  • A commitment to your continuous professional development

Interested candidates are requested to apply online for this post.

To download the job details and apply - please visit

Visits to the school are encouraged, please contact Mrs Watson, Office Manager on 01274 664864

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 3rd July 2017
Shortlisting: Wednesday 5th July 2017
Interviews: Week commencing 10th July 2017

In line with the Immigration Act 2016; the Government has created a duty to ensure that all Public Authority staff working in customer facing roles can speak fluent English to an appropriate standard - for this role the post holder is required to meet the following Advanced Threshold Level: Express themselves fluently and spontaneously at length effortlessly. Explain difficult concepts simply without hindering the natural smooth flow of language. Take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy, articulacy and the correct use of standard English in School

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check
Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.
Please note: CV’s are not accepted for this post

About the employer

Information about Carrwood Primary School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 11 years

Locations and contacts

Eversley Drive
Holme Wood
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom
+44 1274 656361