Headteacher, Leeds

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Summerfield Primary SchoolLeeds

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L15-21 £57,986-£66,516
Contract term: Permanent

Governors are seeking an enthusiastic and inspirational leader who will build on our school vision and values, putting children’s nurture, inspiration, and development at the heart of everything we do. You will bring creativity and passion, leading us on our journey to becoming a consistently high performing school.  Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted (June 2018), we are looking for a Head teacher to continue motivating and inspiring our dedicated staff to continue to improve progress for our children. Summerfield Primary School strives for all its children to achieve their best and we aim to develop the whole child in terms of their personal, social and emotional development.  We celebrate individuality, creativity and excellence and are a fully inclusive school that responds to the needs of our community through a broad and enriched curriculum.

School also has an ABC Centre on site which the successful Head teacher would be responsible for.

Our children and school community are looking for someone who will be:

  • Passionate about primary education and has high expectations of children's achievements and behaviour;
  • An experienced, creative and innovative leader who puts children and community at the centre of their vision;
  • Self-motivated and able to lead and create a climate for excellence in teaching with high expectations for all pupils and staff;
  • Able to develop the leadership skills of others and create strong and effective working relationships with staff, governors and other partnership arrangements
  • Committed to working with parents and carers to achieve the best for all pupils.


In return we offer:

  • A challenging and immensely rewarding role within our big family of children, staff, parents and governors;
  • A highly dedicated, hardworking and caring staff team and a committed governing body;
  • Happy, motivated and well behaved children who enjoy learning in a safe and positive environment and  are keen to be lifelong learners;
  • Supportive and caring parents;
  • Well-maintained buildings and grounds, providing a safe, calm and well-ordered environment for pupils and staff;
  • A supportive Local Authority and partnership working with our Learning Alliance and Bramley Schools Partnership.


Candidates are warmly invited to visit the school to personally experience our work and ethos. To arrange a visit please contact School Office on (0113) 2057520. To request an application pack, please email: educ.headteacher@leeds.gov.uk

Assessments and interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22 January 2020.

Summerfield Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

Appointments made are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.



More about Summerfield Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Intake Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS13 1DQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 205 7520