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Salary: £52,723 to £61,166
Location: Kingsway Primary
Job Type: Permanent
Vacancy Group: Teaching
Category: Teaching Primary
Closing Date: 03/05/2021
Date Posted: 02/11/2021
Reference: 0000033672


Post: Full time Headteacher
Start date: 1st September 2021
Salary: L10 – L16 Group 2

Kingsway Primary School is a vibrant, forward-thinking and inclusive 1 form-entry, maintained primary school in Wallasey. There are 160 pupils on roll, from Foundation One & Nursery provision to Year 6. The current Headteacher left in December and there is an Interim Headteacher in post until September. Governors are now looking to appoint a new Headteacher with the ambition, creativity and skill set to build on the school’s many strengths and provide the strategic leadership that will take it to the next level.

The school is proud of its inclusive culture and the shared commitment to providing the very best for every pupil. The focus is very much on developing the whole child and ensuring they all have access to a wide and varied range of opportunities and experiences. 
Kingsway is on a journey and wishes to explore and embrace opportunities for improvement. This has resulted in recent developments such as building improvements, development of greater ICT With these changes the focus is always on improving outcomes for pupils and this motivation will drive further strategic improvements. 

The school is currently graded by Ofsted as Good and there is a collective ambition to continually improve. The school’s greatest strength is its committed and talented staff team who welcome and embrace new approaches which can enhance their practice and outcomes for the children. The new Headteacher must share this commitment and provide the leadership that can harness this passion and commitment to working as a team to drive further improvement.

This is an exciting time for the school and Governors are looking to appoint a new Headteacher who will provide the strategic and collegiate leadership that will lead the school to an even more successful future. If you are a dynamic leader, this role offers you an outstanding opportunity to challenge yourself in a new environment. You will be highly motivated and driven, having an in-depth knowledge of excellence in education and a commitment to ensuring the highest quality of teaching and learning. You will have the creativity and vision to inspire and lead change together with the focus to ensure successful outcomes are reached.

We are looking for someone who is outward facing with an optimistic can-do attitude that will motivate and engage pupils, staff and the wider community.  Above all they will ensure that the pupils, their learning and developing their potential remains at the heart of all decisions. 

For a confidential discussion about the role, to arrange a visit or to make an application, please contact Coleen Hibbard, Interim Headteacher

T: 07940915784 E:

Closing date for applications –Friday 5th March at noon 
Visits to the school can be made at any time in the week beginning Monday 22nd February
Interviews – Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th March
Start date – 1st September 2021

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

Application forms for the above post are available online at and also from the school office.  Please return completed application forms with a supporting letter to the Headteacher at the school address.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability.

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.

Kingsway Primary School
Ashville Road
CH44 9EF
Tel: 0151 638 5195


Vacancy Links:

Contact 1
Contact Name: Colleen Hibbard
Telephone: 07940915784
Email Address:

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