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Job details
Employer Riverside Primary School
Location Herefordshire
Salary Leadership Scale, L21 - L27 (£63,779 - £73,144)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1 September 2017

Due to the forthcoming retirement of our current Head Teacher, governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and dedicated individual to lead Riverside Primary School & Nursery from September 2017.

We are a large and growing 3 form entry school of 550 pupils with the previous 2 Ofsted reports grading our school as “Good”.

Successful candidates will:

  • Be dynamic, creative and passionate about the continued success of the school
  • Have the drive, energy and passion to lead and inspire our school
  • Have the ambition to continuously improve the way in which we deliver the highest standard of education for our pupils, seeking out innovative new ways to educate
  • Inspire staff, pupils, parents and partners through leading by example
  • Support colleagues to ensure that teaching and learning strategies continually develop to get the very best out of every pupil

In return, we offer you:

  • A friendly and welcoming school with happy, confident children who enjoy learning and achieving
  • A dedicated, skilled and enthusiastic staff team, committed to the development of all our children and to their own professional development
  • A modern school building with excellent and up-to-date facilities
  • An active, engaged and supportive governing body dedicated to moving the school forward

Please use the additional information we have provided to guide your application and as suggested in the letter from our Chair, we strongly encourage visits to our school. To arrange a visit to the school, please contact Sheila E Taylor, Business Manager on 01432-274653 or email

Completed applications must be received by noon on Friday, December 2nd 2016. We will shortlist in December and hold interviews and final selection activities over 2 days in mid-January.

Riverside Primary School is committed to safeguarding our children and the successful candidate will

be subject to DBS and other relevant employment checks and reference validation.

Please contact Hoople Recruitment for further details and an application pack at or telephone Kelly Hughes on 01432 383788

Closing date: Friday 2nd December

Riverside Primary School
Belmont Avenue,
Hereford,  HR2 7JF

About the employer

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

Locations and contacts

Belmont Avenue
United Kingdom