Headteacher, Derby

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Silverhill Primary SchoolDerby

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Start date: 9th April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L18 - L24
Contract term: Permanent

Thank you for your interest in the post of Headteacher at Silverhill Primary School. This post has arisen as our current Headteacher has decided to retire and will leave us at Easter 2018.  

Silverhill Primary School is based within the Derby suburb of Mickleover and has a roll of 420 pupils. It is based in a residential area but set in extensive grounds offering an extended learning environment to be utilised across a broad curriculum. Silverhill is a warm, welcoming and friendly school which values the contribution of all pupils whatever their skills and interest.  

The school is proud of the consistently high levels of progress and attainment that children achieve at both KS1 and KS2 and children enjoy coming to school.   As our school is at the heart of the community the new Headteacher will continue to maintain links beyond our school with support in partnership with staff, parents and governors.  

Attached is the job description and person specification, which provides more detail about the role of Headteacher at Silverhill Primary and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to visit Silverhill during the school day. Please contact Sharon Gratton 01332 511138 admin@silverhill.derby.sch.uk to arrange a visit.  

Please apply by completing the application form along with your supporting evidence describing the skills experience and knowledge you can bring to this job and any other relevant information to support your application.   When completing your supporting evidence please could you address the criteria in the same order as the person specification.  

The completed forms should be emailed to Sharon Gratton admin@silverhill.derby.sch.uk  

Silverhill Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. 

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 8th October 2017 Interviews will take place on the 19th and 20th October 2017.  

Start date for the position is Monday 9th April 2018

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More about Silverhill Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Draycott Drive, Mickleover, Derby, Derbyshire, DE3 0QE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 511138
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