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Head Teacher

Job Description

Job Title: Head Teacher

Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Start Date: January 2024

Contract Type: Interim, Full-time - high scope to go permanent

Are you a dynamic and experienced educational leader seeking an exciting opportunity to make a positive impact within a vibrant learning community? We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and capable Head Teacher to lead our passionate team at a thriving primary school situated in the heart of Wellingborough.

The Role: As the Head Teacher, you will have the opportunity to lead a dedicated team of educators, supporting and guiding them to deliver outstanding teaching and learning experiences. Your strategic vision, effective communication skills, and strong leadership qualities will be pivotal in driving the school's continued growth and development. Your responsibilities will include maintaining high educational standards, fostering a positive school culture, and building strong relationships with parents and the wider community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strong leadership and strategic direction for the school, ensuring the delivery of high-quality education and the attainment of academic excellence.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive school culture that values diversity, promotes student well-being, and encourages a love for learning.
  • Effectively manage the school's resources, budget, and staff to ensure the smooth operation of all school activities.
  • Collaborate with the governing body, staff, and parents to promote effective communication and community engagement.
  • Implement innovative teaching strategies and curriculum enhancements to meet the evolving needs of our students.


  • Proven experience in a leadership role within an educational setting, preferably as a Head Teacher or Deputy Head Teacher.
  • A clear understanding of the UK's educational framework and a passion for providing an exceptional learning experience for all students.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to inspire and motivate both staff and students.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage resources, budgets, and staff, fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • A commitment to promoting inclusivity, diversity, and safeguarding within the school community.

To apply, please submit your application or CV along with a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and your vision for the role of Head Teacher

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.