Headteacher, Kirklees

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Windmill CE (VC) Primary schoolKirklees

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L20-26 (Group 3 School)
Contract term: Permanent

The Governors of Windmill Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) Primary School are seeking a talented and inspirational Headteacher to lead us through the next phase of our school journey.

Do you share our school vision to:-

INSPIRE our learning community, by providing an exceptional education for our children?
BELIEVE in our pupils, our community, our Christian school values and our potential to succeed together?
ACHIEVE our ambition that children leave us socially, morally and academically ready for their future, in collaboration with our dedicated staff, supportive Governing Body and parents?

Based in Batley, West Yorkshire, Windmill Church of England Primary is an inclusive school with highly motivated children, staff and governors. We are over-subscribed, with pupils enjoying their learning and making good progress. Our aim is to provide an outstanding, inclusive and aspirational education for our local children that will prepare them for the next stage of their educational journey. We are proud to host a twelve-place specialist provision for children with complex communication and interaction needs.

The school is well placed to face the challenges in education, and for the right candidate, this post offers an exceptional opportunity to bring their knowledge, experience and creativity in continuing the empowerment of our team and development of our school.

Recently graded as good by Ofsted and outstanding in SIAMS, we are a proud Church of England primary school enjoying close links with our church and community. The ideal candidate will continue to build our school culture and curriculum based on our Christian vision, taking account of the richness and diversity of the school community.

We are excited about the future at Windmill and look forward to working with someone who shares our passion and who has the leadership skills and experience to enhace our vision for the future. If you are that person, then come and live it with us.

Where possible we encourage potential candidates to visit the school, by making an appointment with the school office on 01924 470555.

To apply for this post please download and complete the attached application form. Completed applications can be submitted by email to: elizabeth.rowlands@kirklees.gov.uk or by post to: Elizabeth Rowlands, Floor 1, Kirkgate Buildings, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 1BY.

The closing date is midnight, Friday 21st February 2020.

Shortlisting will take place on Monday 2nd March 2020. Interviews will take place over two days: Tuesday 10th March and Wednesday 11th March 2020.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to respect this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory employment checks and references.

More about Windmill CE (VC) Primary school
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Upper Batley Lane, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 0NP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 470555
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