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Beckingham Primary School

Head teacher



Head Teacher


Salary: L7 - L13 [£54, 816 - £63, 430]

Working weeks: Permanent, Full time



Are children at the heart of your work?

Are you looking for a new challenge?


If so, read on.

The Governing Body of Beckingham Primary School have an exciting opportunity for a new Head Teacher with a 0.2 teaching commitment, to lead our well-regarded school and to build upon our existing strong foundations to develop the school even further.


At Beckingham Primary School, we are an inclusive school and offer all our children the opportunity to thrive and flourish by aspiring to offer the best possible quality of education, through our committed and dedicated team.


Here at Beckingham Primary School we have developed an exciting, broad and balanced curriculum, rich in creative first hand experiences and core skills to ensure that all pupils reach their academic potential and become responsible, well-rounded citizens equipped for the modern world.


Head Teacher - Beckingham Primary School 

This exciting opportunity has arisen due to the promotion of our Head Teacher.


The successful candidate will currently be a Head Teacher, Deputy Head Teacher or experienced Senior Leader, 

who will act as an inspirational leader and exceptional classroom practitioner in a school where every individual is inspired to learn and achieve in a safe and caring environment. We are looking for an individual with a clear vision for the further development of our excellent and welcoming school.

We are a small rural school with a community focus and a nurturing approach, ‘Ensuring every child succeeds and THRIVES becoming a life-long learner, prepared for the world of tomorrow’.

We work hard to ensure ‘Every child at Beckingham Primary School THRIVES’ and this encapsulates the high expectations we have of everyone in our school community.

The children are keen to learn and love the opportunities that the staff provide them with. The opportunity to make a real difference to the children and their life-chances is awaiting the right candidate.

We are looking for someone to start in September 2024 or January 2025 who can build on the work of the current Headteacher and provide children with an exceptionally high-quality educational experience.


If this sounds like your next step, you will need to be someone who: 

  • Inspires colleagues to be the very best that they can be.
  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner and able to undertake a 0.2 teaching commitment.
  • Provides expertise in primary practice and curriculum development.
  • Is passionate about education and has children at the heart of all your work.
  • Works with resilience, determination, integrity, and courage
  • Brings a commitment to setting high expectations.
  • Recognises the existing strengths of the school and areas for development.
  • Has a strong commitment to inclusion, equality, and diversity.
  • Understands the challenges of working in small schools with mixed year-group classes.
  • Develops and nurtures positive relationships with pupils, staff, governors, and the wider school community.

In return we can offer:

  • Responsive pupils who enjoy coming to school, are well-behaved and eager to learn.
  • An experienced and outward looking Governing Body.
  • A successful school with potential for further development.
  • CPD appropriate to your needs and potential.
  • An environment where you can work in partnership with pupils, staff, governors, the local and wider community to encourage children to strive for excellence and aim high, laying the foundations for life-long learning.


Candidates are encouraged to visit the school before applying. Please contact the school for an appointment on or 01427 848 230


Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to


Closing Date: 3nd June, 2024 at 10am

Interviews to be held week commencing: Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th June


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.