Headteacher, Leeds

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Adel Primary SchoolLeeds

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Start date: 01 January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L15-L21
Contract term: Permanent

Are you an outstanding leader, able to inspire and lead our team of staff and children?

Adel Primary School is an oversubscribed one-form entry school with a Nursery, rated as 'Good' by Ofsted in January 2017. The school serves a diverse community and relationships between families and the school are excellent. We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enterprising Headteacher to take our school forward, whilst upholding our school aim “For every child to thrive in our safe and caring environment and enjoy a stimulating learning journey”.

Our Governing Body would like a Headteacher who:

  • Has proven experience of raising academic standards
  • Thinks strategically and creatively to produce a clear focused vision which will take our school forward
  • Is an inspirational leader, with excellent management, organisational and inter-personal skills
  • Explores and develops networking and collaboration opportunities
  • Is passionate about education
  • Has a strong belief in the potential of all children to succeed
  • Impressive levels of commitment, drive and resilience

In return we offer the opportunity for development and challenge in an inclusive and supportive environment alongside motivated pupils, a skilled, hardworking and dedicated staff and a committed Governing Body.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and we have scheduled Monday 21st May 2018 at 12 noon to 1.30pm or 2.00pm to 3.30pm and Tuesday 22nd May 2018 at 9.30 to 11.00am or 11.30am to 1.00pm for this. 

The closing date for applications is 12.00noon on Friday 8th June 2018.

Short listed applicants will be invited to attend interviews by 20th June 2018.  If you have not heard from us by this time, your application has not been successful.

Interviews will take place over 2 days on 25th and 26th June 2018.

All shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on the first day, with candidates who impress the interviewing panel being invited back for a second day. Please confirm your availability to attend both days of interview in your application.

Application forms and details are available below and should be returned to Ms Laura Haigh, School Business Manager, Adel Primary School, Tile Lane, Adel, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS16 8DY or by email:  l.haigh@adelprimary.org.uk

Please note for this post you will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about Adel Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Tile Lane, Adel, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 8DY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 230 1116