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Salary: £58,135 to £67,364
Location: Irby Primary
Job Type: Permanent
Vacancy Group: Teaching
Category: Teaching Primary
Closing Date: 11/06/2020
Date Posted: 10/15/2020
Reference: 0000032386



Required for February 2021 half term or sooner if possible

Group 2 ISR L14 - 20  £58,135 - £67,364

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At Irby Primary School we teach our children to be kind, work hard and never give up.


The Governors, staff and children of Irby Primary School are seeking to appoint a caring, strategic, analytical and inclusive headteacher.  The person appointed will continue to inspire our staff and support and encourage our pupils, whatever their starting point, to make excellent progress. 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:

Cares about our whole school family and is committed to the wellbeing of children and staff;

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

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

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

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

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

In return we offer:

An outstanding school with dedicated staff and governors;

A school that plays an integral role in the community;

Children who are kind, hard-working and responsive to challenges;

Children who are polite, friendly and feel valued as individuals;

Professional and dedicated staff that work well as a team with a great sense of humour;

A Governing Body that is open, knowledgeable and fully committed to the school;

A welcoming, happy, vibrant and inclusive learning environment.


Irby 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 supportive PTA and a knowledgeable and active governing body. 


If you are passionate about education, making a difference and continuously striving for excellence, Irby 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 2nd or Tuesday 3rd November at 9.30am or 4.00pm.  To arrange a visit, please contact Rachel Anstiss, Business Manager, on 0151 648 2944. We look forward to meeting you.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.

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: 6th November 2020, 12 noon

Shortlisting: 12th November 2020

Interviews: 25th November & 26th November 2020

Please also visit our website: 

Application forms and further details are available from Paula Rowlands, or telephone 0151 666 5204

Application form and supporting letter should be returned to Mrs P Rowlands via email.

Irby Primary School

Inspiring pupils successfully

Coombe Road,



CH61 4UR 

Tel: 0151 648 2944



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Contact Name: Paula Rowlands
Telephone: 0151 666 5204
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