Headteacher - Whitechapel Church of England Primary School

Whitechapel Church of England Primary School, Whitechapel Road, Cleckheaton, BD19 6HR

To commence 1st September 2018
Salary details: L18 - L24
Closing date: 28th January 2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the school through its next stage of development. As such, the Governing Body, staff and children are seeking to appoint an inspiring Headteacher who is committed to achieving excellent outcomes for all our learners.

Whitechapel Church of England Primary School is a large and stable school with 418 pupils currently on roll, housed in a modern site with extensive grounds, situated close to major motorway routes. We are an OFSTED ‘good’ school looking for an individual with outstanding strategic leadership skills and a clear vision, who will improve standards and drive us forward, whilst inspiring all children to realise their full potential.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

How to apply
For full details about this post and how to apply please visit  https://jobs.kirklees.gov.uk/school-headship-whitechapel-church-of-england-primary-school-whitechapel-road-cleckheaton-bd19-6hr-headteacher/20921.job.  Applications should be returned by email to headteacher.recruitment@kirklees.gov.uk.

Application will close on Sunday 28th January 2018 at midnight.
Please ensure that your personal statement evidences how you meet the person specification for the post in no more than 3500 words, using Arial font size 12. Please do not send CV’s.

Our website https://www.whitechapelcofeprimary.org.uk/kgfl/primary/whitechapelcofeprimary gives a good introduction to our school, but prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the school prior to application. Please note that visits to the school can be arranged by contacting Jane Wood 01274 876461 or bursar@whitechapelcofeprimary.org.uk.

Guided tours of the school will be available with a member of the governing body, on the following dates:-

Friday 19th January 2018 at 9am
Monday 22nd January 2018 at 1pm
Wednesday 24th January 2018 at 9am

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted immediately after shortlisting by phone and email, but we will not contact unsuccessful candidates. References will be taken up after shortlisting and prior to interview stage.

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