Lady Elizabeth Hastings C of E VA Primary School

Green Lane


WF10 2BD


Salary: L8 – L14 (£48,808 - £56,579)

Guided by our Christian values, we endeavour to motivate and inspire everyone to become a lifelong, resilient and enthusiastic learner. We aspire to equip everyone to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world, and to reach out to the wider community. We will share the gospel and give everyone the opportunity to accept Jesus Christ as their support, guide and friend.

Lady Elizabeth Hastings C of E Primary School are looking for a brilliant, compassionate and dedicated individual to appoint to the role of Headteacher.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional Headteacher who, guided by our Christian values, can create a safe, caring environment where pupils can thrive emotionally, intellectually, morally, physically, socially and spiritually.

At our school we strive to provide the best education to our pupils. In November 2018 we were rated a ‘Good’ school following an Ofsted inspection and in October 2019 we were graded ‘Good’ in our SIAMS report.

Whilst we remain a Voluntary Aided Primary School we also benefit from valuable collaborative partnerships with local schools; Brigshaw High School, Allerton Bywater, Great Preston, Kippax Ash Tree, Kippax Greenfield, Kippax North, Methley and Swillington. This partnership is called The Brigshaw Learning Partnership.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a commitment and ability to communicate Christian values and principles through all aspects of school life
  • Have a proven record of leading, managing, developing, inspiring and motivating staff
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have knowledge of the principles of outstanding teaching and assessment for learning.

We warmly welcome all applicants to visit the school. Please contact Emma Duffy, Avec Partnership, by email or by phone on 01325 281480 to arrange a suitable date and time.

An application pack can be requested from Emma Duffy (as above). Applications must be returned to the above email or by post to: Emma Duffy - Avec Partnership, 21 Parson’s Court, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6ZE.

Closing Date: 27th February 2020

Interview Date: 19th and 20th March 2020

‘This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure’ and other pre employment checks.