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Cross Lane-0121-X3


Salary Range: L19 to L23 (£62,259-£68,665)

Do you want to be part of a fast moving, friendly school with a big future?

Cross Lane Primary School is a highly inclusive school in Elland.  At our last Ofsted inspection in November 2017 we were judged to be ‘Good’ and children’s behaviour is very good.

The Governors are seeking an inspirational, experienced and innovative leader with the ambition to continue developing the work achieved so far in our school and lead us on to outstanding. The candidate will have the capacity to strategically lead and motivate our staff and children. They will provide a strong and caring leadership with the ability to inspire and bring out the best in everyone. We are looking for a leader with drive, a passion for school improvement and the experience to facilitate an evolving curriculum, which encourages children to succeed.

We are seeking a professional individual who:

  • Is an inspirational, strategic and organised leader with an outstanding record of school improvement
  • Has the highest expectation for learners, staff and the wider community
  • Can disseminate consistent teaching and learning strategies throughout the school
  • Will empower and inspire staff and children to be the best they can be
  • Is able to sustain and accelerate progress in raising standards of teaching and learning
  • Is innovative and passionate about improving educational standards
  • Who will build upon our good relationships within the school, across partnerships and in the wider community

In return, we are proud to offer:

  • Enthusiastic, happy and well-motivated children
  • A committed and dedicated team of talented staff who are keen to develop their skills and who are committed to raising standards
  • A supportive and active governing body with a commitment to your continuing professional development
  • An exceptional outdoor space

We welcome applications from experienced leaders looking for a fresh challenge. We offer you the support of a loyal team who are dedicated to continuous improvement. We invite you to walk through our doors, meet the staff and pupils and experience the ethos of our school.

Application Procedure:

Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please view the job description and further information, and complete the application form. Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@crosslane.calderdale.sch.uk

If you would like a tour of the school, please email recruitment@crosslane.calderdale.sch.uk to book an appointment.

Tours of the School: 19th December 2018 and 9th January 2019

Closing date: 11th January 2019

Shortlisting date: 16th January 2019

Interview dates: 21st and 22nd January 2019

Please view our Headteacher Recruitment Site at www.crosslaneheadteacher.com

Cross Lane-0250-X3
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