Head of the Junior School, Leeds

Closing date:

Fulneck SchoolLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Appointment of Head of the Junior School (3-11)


A fantastic opportunity has arisen to lead the primary phase at Fulneck School following the current Head’s appointment to Richmond House School in Leeds. You will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, supporting the Principal in implementing the new 5 Year Strategy, with significant autonomy in developing the 3-11 primary phase. 

Fulneck School is a unique environment and we are looking for a very special person to lead the Junior School in the next phase of its development. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced practitioner from the independent, academy or maintained sectors who has the ambition, drive and know-how to give our pupils the very best start in life.

Founded in 1753, Fulneck School is one of the leading co-educational day and boarding schools in Yorkshire.  Set in beautiful Yorkshire countryside, we are just 5 miles from the thriving Leeds city centre and close to the attractive west and north suburbs of Leeds. 

We attract pupils from across the West Riding of Yorkshire as well as boarders from around the world. Pupil numbers in the whole School rose by 8% in September 2019. Our 3-11 phase currently educates 120 children. 

Further details and an application form can be downloaded below or are available on the school website www.fulneckschool.co.uk 

Only a completed Fulneck School application form and accompanying letter, explaining how the job description and person specification are met, can be accepted.

For an initial conversation or pre-application visit, please do contact the Principal, Paul Taylor on 0113 2570235 or email pct@fulneckschool.co.uk 

Closing date for applications is mid-day on Friday 21st February. 

Short-listing will take place later that afternoon and successful candidates contacted.

First Round interviews will take place on Thursday 27th and Friday 28th February.

Final Round interviews will take place on Monday 9th March.

Fulneck School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS.

More about Fulneck School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Fulneck, Pudsey, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS28 8DS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 2570235
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