Headteacher, Kirklees

Closing date:Expiring soon

Crossley Fields Junior and Infant SchoolKirklees

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 (flexibility around this date)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L25 – L31
Contract term: Permanent

No Limits!
The future of the world is in our classrooms today

Crossley Fields is a very large (currently 609 children on roll), diverse primary school, set in extensive grounds, which have been developed to support pupil learning and recreational experiences.

The school is in Mirfield, which is a small town situated between Leeds and Huddersfield, with a reputation for educational excellence.

The governors of Crossley Fields Junior & Infant School are seeking to appoint a visionary and outstanding Headteacher from September 2019, following the early retirement of our current and well respected Headteacher.

As a school we are proud to have been recognised by OFSTED as good (July 2017).  To view our OFSTED report please click:
http://www.crossleyfieldsschool.co.uk/ofsted-report/

We are looking for someone to take us forward in the next stage of our development.  Our new Headteacher will be a proven leader who is pioneering, courageous and passionate about teaching and learning and who is committed to an inclusive education.  Governors are seeking someone with the highest integrity, commitment and passion to ensure that every child reaches their full potential academically, socially and as young citizens who value and contribute to our school community. We want someone who has the skills to get the best out of all pupil groups whilst remaining committed to pupil wellbeing.

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone with drive, vision and ambition to lead the school onto the next steps of its journey.  We are a forward thinking governing body who will provide constructive challenge and support.

You will be supported by a hardworking, highly competent, dynamic leadership team, staff and governing body; and will work with pupils who are recognised as being well behaved, well mannered, hardworking and keen to learn.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitments.  All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

Visits are warmly welcomed (5th, 8th, 13th and 14th February 2019).

To arrange a visit or for further information about the role, please contact Mrs Tina Auty, The Headteacher’s PA on 01924 499608 or you can visit the school website at www.crossleyfieldsschool.co.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

To apply for this job, please download and complete the application form attached. A CV is not required.

Application forms should be returned either by email to headteacher.recruitment@kirklees.gov.uk or by post to Elizabeth Rowlands, 1st Floor, Kirkgate Buildings, Huddersfield, HD1 1BY, by Monday 25th February 2019.

Interviews on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th March 2019.

Job Reference Number: ED 18506



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Wellhouse Lane, Mirfield, West Yorkshire, WF14 0BE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 326590
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