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Headteacher - Carr Infant and Nursery School 

Dear Headteacher Applicant,

Thank you very much for taking an interest in the position of Headteacher at Carr Infant and Nursery School. I hope that you will find the information provided a useful introduction to our school and that you will take the opportunity to apply for the post.

Our governors are seeking to appoint a leader who will build on the school’s many strengths. The pupils, staff, parents, governors and our community are proud of our school where children are happy, well-behaved and enjoy learning.

We wish to appoint a Headteacher who will continue to take our school forward. In the changing educational environment, there will be many exciting challenges ahead. The school has the benefit of a highly committed, experienced, and loyal team of staff, supportive parents and governing body.

As you will understand, given the current situation with Covid – 19, it may not be possible to visit our school in advance of your application and it is highly likely that the assessment event will take place remotely. However, for an informal, confidential conversation about the role, please call Steve Cooper (07976 653898) who has been engaged by the governors to support this recruitment process.

I hope you find the information provided useful and informative and that it will encourage you to apply. On behalf of the governing body, thank you again for your interest in Carr Infant and Nursery School.

Yours faithfully,

Anthony Sinnott
Chair of Governors
Carr Infant and Nursery School

 

 

Headteacher
Carr Infant and Nursery School, Ostman Road, Acomb, York  YO26 5QA
Start date: April 2021
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L15-L21   £59,581 - £69,031 - relocation assistance available as appropriate
Contract term: Permanent

This is an excellent opportunity for a Headteacher to lead, shape and influence our future. We are a welcoming school where children are well behaved, engaged, friendly and happy. Currently rated as Good by Ofsted, we have many recognised strengths with no significant improvements identified.

Situated in a largely residential area within the north west suburbs of York, our school is a new build (2016) with excellent facilities including modern ICT infrastructure, spacious classrooms a multi-purpose hall and several breakout areas. We also have a forest school.

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint a committed and experienced individual able to provide the management and leadership to deliver our school improvement plan. You will raise standards, concentrating on high quality teaching and learning evidenced by good progress and achievement.

A skilled communicator and leader, you must possess the ability to build and develop our team, promote accountability, lead change, analyse data and effectively manage the school budget. Your experience and ability to develop and forge collaborations would be an advantage.

In return, you will receive support from the governors, parents, local authority, local academies and TSAs.

As you will understand, given the current situation with Covid – 19, it may not be possible to visit our school in advance of your application and it is highly likely that the assessment event will take place remotely. However, for an informal, confidential conversation about the role, please call Steve Cooper (07976 653898) who has been engaged by the governors to support this recruitment process.

Key dates:
Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 3 January 2021
Shortlisting date: Thursday 7 January 2021
Assessment event: Monday 18 & Tuesday 19 January 2021

When applying please take into account the following:

Supporting Information
The supporting information section of your application should clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements we have outlined in the person specification. The information in Supporting Information will be used to shortlist applicants for this role and therefore it is imperative that you provide evidence as requested.

References
When completing your application, please provide 2 employment references. A faith reference is not required for this post.

Documents
Job Description
Person Specification