• Employer: Wirral School
  • Salary: £63,430 to £71,729
  • Location: Greasby Infant School
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 26/02/2024 at 10:00
  • Reference: SCH/24/268507

Due to the retirement of our much loved and well respected Headteacher the Governing Body are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and dedicated leader to be the next Headteacher of our unique school. 

Our new Headteacher will: 

Have significant leadership experience and proven success in a senior leadership role in a Primary or Infant School 

Have high expectations of children's attainment, achievement and behaviour, supporting each and every child to develop and reach their individual potential  Be an inclusive leader, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to encourage and enthuse everyone in school 

Continue to promote strong relationships with parents, governors, our neighbouring junior school and the wider community 

Be passionate, creative and innovative, be open to new ideas and keen to continue developing the unique aspects of our school, with a clear vision for continued success and improvement. 

We offer: 

A successful and popular GOOD school that puts nature and learning about the wider world at the heart of the curriculum through use of our lovely grounds, animals and teaching MfL 

A happy and caring environment, where both pupils and staff enjoy coming to school 

Wonderful, enthusiastic children with supportive parents 

Hard working, dedicated and highly skilled staff team 

A knowledgeable, committed and supportive governing board who ensure the school is well-resourced and promote positive well-being and work life balance for all staff. 

If you are interested in applying for this position we would welcome and encourage you to visit the school. This will help you to gain a real sense of our special ethos and see what our school has to offer. 

To arrange a visit please contact Ms Heidi Burgess in the school office email schooloffice@greasby-infant.wirral.sch.uk or telephone 0151 677 2830. 

I hope that having had the opportunity to visit and learn about the school you will decide to make an application for the post. 

The relevant information you will need to make your application is attached.

Please ensure that you address all relevant aspects of the Person Specification in your application. Personal Statements should be no longer than three sides of A4 at text size 12 please. Applications should be returned to Mrs N Milford, Chair of Governors at nmilford@greasby-infant.wirral.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday February 26th 2024 - 10am 

Shortlisting: Completed by Tuesday 5th March 2024 

Interviews: Thursday March 14th and Friday March 15th. 

Greasby Infant School is committed to Safeguarding, and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Online searches will be completed for shortlisted candidates, as part of the due diligence checks. 

All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check. 

This vacancy is now closed