This Vacancy has closed.
  • Employer: Hurdsfield Primary School and Nursery
  • Reference: P/22/220222
  • Published: Tue 22/11/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 09/01/2023, 13:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £62,561 - £71,765
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hulley Road, Macclesfield , Cheshire

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                                                                     HEAD TEACHER

                                            HURDSFIELD PRIMARY AND NURSERY SCHOOL

Hurdsfield Primary and Nursery School is maintained by Cheshire East Council. The
Group 2 school, with 166 pupils on roll, provides Primary and Nursery education to
the Hurdsfield area of Macclesfield. A single class entry school proud of living up to
its ethos “A brilliantly happy school where only our best will do”, we have made
massive improvements in recent years to become a very popular and successful
school, achieving a “Good” OFSTED rating in the summer.

An inspirational, committed Headteacher is required to provide the professional
leadership and management to a well-established and competent staff team, driving
forward the School Development Plan to ensure the school’s continuing
development, growth, and success. Taking account of the needs of the local
community, the Headteacher will ensure the delivery of a high-quality all-round
education and personalised learning for all pupils.

The new Headteacher should:

• Be an existing Headteacher, Deputy Head or Assistant Headteacher in a
Primary School
• Demonstrate evidence of successful strategic leadership
• Have a working knowledge of all 3 stages of primary education – EYFS, KS1
and KS2
• Have an appreciation of the challenges of providing an all-round education to
a community with significant social/economic issues
• Have experience of raising educational standards
• Have a commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children

• Be able to forge effective relationships with parents/carers, Governors, the
Local Authority, and the local community

The starting date for the post is 1st April 2023. The post is permanent and full-time.
The salary range is L15 to L21 (fiscal values to be added when the 2022-2023 pay
scales are published).

Key dates:

Advert Closes 1pm on Monday 9th January 2023
School Visits To contact the school to arrange a visit
Shortlisting Meeting Monday 16th January 2023
Activities Day Tuesday 24th January 2023
Interview Day Wednesday 25th January 2023

How to apply:

Applications to be obtained from School Governance Team, 5th Floor
Delamere House, c/o
Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe,
Tel: 0300 123 5036

Applications to be returned to
School Governance Team, 5th Floor
Delamere House, c/o
Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe,
CW1 2BJ;

Tel: 0300 123 5036;

You may provide a supporting letter with your application; this should not exceed two
sides of A4 paper, font size 10 minimum. Please do not restate the factual details
already included elsewhere on the application form.

The successful applicant will be subject to the conditions of employment for
Headteachers contained in the current School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions
document 2019 and other current education and employment legislation. The school
is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young
people and expects all staff, volunteers, and external agencies to share this
commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced
Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.