Primary School Head Teacher
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A primary school in Great Yarmouth is looking for an experienced leader to take over as head teacher for a collaborative infants and junior school. They are looking for a dedicated, ambitious, and energetic leader that shares the school’s ethos and vision and can translate both into the practical realities of leading and managing both schools.
About the school:
- Both the infants and the junior school have improved greatly over recent years, with the infants school being rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2019.
- Their Ofsted reports picked up many strengths including the high expectations that had been set for learning and behaviour and the progress pupils had made with their reading. Given these positive foundations, the school are looking for someone who can build on these who is ambitious to do much more!
- The school’s mission is to have the highest expectations of the staff and pupils, ensuring each child has the confidence, knowledge, and understanding to be successful.
- They want to instil in their pupils the values of always giving their best effort, taking responsibility, and always showing respect.
- Both schools are extremely passionate about the wider communities and have great links with local colleges, secondary schools, businesses, and churches.
To ensure success the head teacher will:
- Lead teaching and learning and ensure positive outcomes.
- Provide inspirational leadership, vision, and direction.
- Effectively evaluate both school’s overall performances, identify weaknesses and implementing successful actions, striving for continuous improvement always.
- Ensure efficient mange of school systems and resources.
- Create a safe, engaging, and fulfilling learning environment for all pupils.
- Establish excellent teaching practices.
- Implement strategies that ensure high levels of behaviour and attendance.
- Implement a flexible and diverse curriculum and assessment framework.
- Systematically track the progress of all pupils.
- Account for the school’s performance to internal and external agencies through the analysis of performance data and appropriate reporting.
- Lead all staff recruitment across both schools, and lead and manage the professional development and training of all staff including challenging underperformance at all levels.
- Manage strong relationships with all stake holders, including maintaining regular and productive communication with parents
The ideal candidate will:
- Be a qualified teacher and be qualified to degree level or above.
- Have substantial experience in primary school leadership.
- Understands how to set high aspirations and lead effective strategies across all aspects of a primary school
- Have proven experience as an excellent teacher in EYFS, KS1, and KS2.
- Proven ability to lead, coach and motivate staff within a performance management framework.
- Excellent critical thinking skills.
- Resilience and motivation to lead the schools through day-to-day challenges while maintaining a clear strategic vision and direction
- A thorough understanding of up-to-date safeguarding requirements and best practice.
Please note the salary for this role is negotiable.
If you’re an experienced leader looking for a new challenge, please do give us a call to discuss this opportunity further. Alternatively, apply with a CV and we’ll be in touch very soon!
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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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