Headteacher, Wirral

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Gayton Primary SchoolWirral
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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 2 ISR L8-L21
Contract term: Permanent

Required for September 2019



Group 2 ISR L8-21

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The Governors, staff and children of Gayton Primary School are seeking to appoint a dynamic, strategic, analytical and agile individual who will continue to inspire our staff and support and encourage our pupils to make excellent progress, whatever their starting point. We are looking for a person who can demonstrate vision, resilience and emotional intelligence and can evidence the capacity to both challenge and collaborate. 

We are looking for a Headteacher who:

Is a confident and inclusive leader, committed to sustained improvement;

Is an exemplary role model with strong leadership, financial management and organisational skills;

Is dedicated to the continuous development of teaching and learning in order to ensure all of our children achieve their true potential;

Can nurture, inspire, challenge and motivate pupils and staff alike;

Has the drive, desire and dedication to maintain and strengthen links with parents, governors and the wider community.

Our children ask that their new Headteacher is:

Creative and inspiring;

Supportive and encouraging to all;

As proud of our school as we are;

Good at listening to children and empathetic;

Fun and kind with a great sense of humour;

Firm but fair;


Gayton Primary School is an inclusive, warm and welcoming school community. Our children enjoy learning and appreciate the nurturing ethos of our school; they are empowered to reach their full potential and challenged to broaden their horizons. We have a dedicated hard working team of talented and caring staff, a dynamic PTA and a fully supportive and active governing body. 

If you are passionate about education, making a difference and continuously striving for excellence, Gayton Primary School would welcome your application and will offer you a thriving environment to allow you to be a successful Headteacher at our wonderful school.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed on Monday 4th or Thursday 14th February at 4pm.

Contact Anita Gore, Clerk to Governors & Business Manager, to arrange these on 0151 342 3772 or email (anitagore@gayton.wirral.sch.uk )

We look forward to meeting you.

Please also visit our website: http://www.gayton.wirral.sch.uk/ 

Application forms and further details are available from Paula Rowlands Telephone 0151 666 5204 or email paularowlands@wirral.gov.uk School Improvement Team, PO Box 290, Brighton Street, Wallasey  CH27 9FQ 

Application forms and supporting letters should be returned to the Director of Children and Young People marked for the attention of Mrs P Rowlands at the above address.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Shortlisted candidates will be expected to complete a Disqualification Declaration.

The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre -clearance including a Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing Date: 25th February 2019, 12 noon.

Shortlisting:  8th March 2019

Interviews: 21st March & 22nd March 2019 

Job location

More about Gayton Primary School
Address: Gayton Road, Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside, CH60 8PZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 3423772