Elm Grove Primary is currently recruiting for a new headteacher commencing September 2024

Job Introduction

Position: Headteacher, Elm Grove Primary School

Salary: £69,970 – £81,070 (L17-L23)

Start date: September 2024

Contract: Permanent

At Elm Grove we are committed to providing a supportive and nurturing environment for our children to learn and thrive in, ensuring every child achieves their potential. We are looking for an energetic, inspirational and inclusive leader who shares our vision, mission, values and ambitions.

You must have the drive, resilience and experience to lead our school community, working with our dedicated team of talented, experienced staff, supportive parents and strong, committed governing board.

This is an opportunity for a progressive senior leader looking to extend their experience of guiding a school in a collegiate, dynamic and highly rewarding environment.

About the Role

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Work in partnership with the staff and senior leadership team to develop systems and practice to achieve consistently good outcomes for pupils
  • Provide progressive, relationship-based leadership and management, that reflects the ethos of the school
  • Use their knowledge, skills and expertise to model best practice, inspire and promote the highest quality of teaching and learning
  • Develop our inclusive environment and support all children to thrive and succeed
  • Maintain and develop partnerships with other schools for mutual benefit
  • Lead the school in partnership with the community for the benefit of all
  • Work collaboratively with the governing board to achieve our school vision
  • Celebrate, value and support the rich diversity across our pupils and staff
  • Lead and manage the school finances sustainably in the best interests of the children and the school

What we can offer you:

  • Established, skilled, dedicated, motivated and supportive staff
  • A popular, over-subscribed school with a welcoming, nurturing ethos
  • Happy, enthusiastic children who love learning
  • A school sitting at the heart of and valued by its community
  • Professional development
  • Support for your well-being to ensure your success as a leader
  • A committed, progressive, and supportive board of governors

Closing date: Monday 19th February 2024

Interview date: 7th & 8th March 2024

How to apply: Completed application forms accepted by email to the clerk

Telephone: 01273 708004 Website:

Additional information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Company information

Brighton & Hove Schools – Taking Action for Equality

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.

Elm Grove Primary School Recruitment Pack

Application form with guidance notes ( Head Teachers)