Headteacher - Huby C.E. Primary School 

Welcome

Dear Applicant,

Welcome to our dedicated Headteacher recruitment webpage, which aims to provide you with all the information about the school and current vacancy.  Thank you for taking the time to visit, we hope that the information we have provided encourages you to make an application to our warm and welcoming school.

There is something very special about Huby C.E. Primary School and we are incredibly proud of our enthusiastic children, supportive parents, inspirational staff and forward thinking governors. We all work together to make Huby a safe, happy and fun place to learn.

Huby C.E. Primary School is a voluntary controlled Church of England primary school, situated at the southern end of Huby village. The school has close contacts with the local churches and community and benefits from support from the Easingwold Primary Cluster, and North Yorkshire County Council.

The school has a warm and welcoming family atmosphere, where, we place a great emphasis on working in partnership with parents/carers, children, governors, diocese and the communities that we serve. We aim to achieve our vision by providing high quality education in a safe and caring environment, where children can enjoy their learning and social experiences. This allows them to achieve their full potential and develop as well behaved, polite, happy and confident individuals.

We believe that Huby has capacity for further improvement and that this is an exciting time for an ambitious leader to make a real difference; enhancing teaching and learning, to enhance the personal development of pupils and ensure all children, staff and governors promote our vision.

For an informal, confidential conversation about the role please email Julie Crichton, HR Resourcing Adviser, who has been engaged to support us with recruitment to this key role or call Julie on 07581143421.

At this time, we are not able to offer school visits, , so one of our very creative teachers has made a short film of life at Huby School, the link can be found in the supporting documents section of this website.

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 Huby Church of England Primary School.

Yours faithfully, 

Andrew Popely
Chair of Governors

The Role

Huby C.E. Primary School, North Yorkshire
Post:  Headteacher
Number on Roll: 96
Commencing:  January 2021
Contract Type:  Full Time 
Salary:  L6 - L10
Contract Term:  Permanent

We are looking for a motivated, inspirational and experienced leader who will lead our school with passion who can harness our vision, ethos and values to inspire pupils, support parents/carers and deliver benefits to the local community.

Huby C.E. Primary School is a voluntary controlled Church of England primary school, situated at the southern end of Huby village. The school has close contacts with the local churches and community and benefits from support from the Easingwold Primary Cluster, and North Yorkshire County Council. The school has a warm and welcoming family atmosphere, where, we place a great emphasis on working in partnership with parents/carers, children, governors, diocese and the communities that we serve.

The school is successful and has been judged “good” by Ofsted and SIAMS. The quality of our teaching is consistently good and carefully monitored.

Our opportunity
This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding leader to lead, shape and further develop our wonderful school. You will be working alongside a committed team of staff and a governing body that is ambitious and has high aspirations for all pupils and staff. You will need to adopt a ‘Whole School’ approach when setting out your plans for the school and have the aspiration, resilience and the ability to build positive and trusting relationships   and build on a culture of learning and ambition that will see our children develop, grow and contribute an active part in today’s society. You will have a teaching commitment of 0.2.

To succeed, you will need the following skills and abilities:

  • Managerial & Team building
  • Teaching (ensuring the development of the whole child)
  • Maintaining our strong Christian Ethos and Values
  • Building Relationships with the local and wider community
  • Ability to analyse school data
  • Adopting best practice

The Governors are looking for a Headteacher with a passion for promoting excellence in teaching and learning and a strong focus on pupils’ achievement and development as well as the ability to deliver positive outcomes for all pupils, regardless of background or ability.

We can offer you:

  • A happy and friendly school, with delightful children who respect each other and have a thirst for learning.
  • A culture which allows all staff to thrive and develop.
  • An opportunity to see the huge potential that exists and the time to make Huby C.E. Primary School a beacon of excellence in primary education.
  • Significant levels of support from the Local Authority, Diocese, Governing Board and a staff team who are experienced, committed and passionate about our school.
  • A Governing Body committed to providing support on all matters including more sensitive or difficult issues and including the wellbeing of all staff members.
  • The school is part of a Cluster where the Headteachers meet regularly. This provides a support network for sharing ideas and best practice.

For an informal, confidential conversation about the role, please call Julie Crichton who is supporting this recruitment process on behalf of Huby CE Primary School and can be contacted at North Yorkshire County Council on 07581 143421.

Key dates:

  • School visits:  Due to the government guidelines and restrictions school visits will be arranged once we have shortlisted. One of our very creative teachers has made a short film of life at Huby School, the link is below.
  • Application closing date: Midnight, Tuesday 6th October
  • Shortlisting: Monday 12th October
  • Interviews: 20th and 21st of October

**interview days may change depending on Covid-19 restrictions

Supporting Documents
Person Specification
Job Description

Video - Life at Huby School

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. This 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 two employment references.