Staff Vacancies

Head Teacher for January 2023

What Challenges Us, Changes Us!


Closing date: Friday 24th June 2022 at noon

Shortlisting: Tuesday 28th June 2022

Interviews: Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th July 2022

Salary group: L14 to L21

School: Bentley New Village Primary School, Asquith Road, Bentley

Responsible to: The Governing Body

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and enthusiastic individual to lead our dynamic team of caring and dedicated professionals as our Head Teacher.

Join a motivated team with a well-established ethos where the educational, wellbeing and emotional development of children is at the heart of all we do. There is a focus on school improvement, prioritised through reflective leadership and quality teaching and learning.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • kind, empathetic and who understands the ethos we have worked hard to build;
  • an adaptable leader with effective interpersonal and organisational leadership skills
  • a leader who is happy to be supported by our productive, proactive staff team and willing to empower others;
  • visible and will approach the challenges of Bentley New Village with strength, humour and resilience;
  • experienced in working in a school with a similar context (proportion of pupil premium and SEND needs);
  • knowledgeable across all phases;
  • up-to-date with current educational issues, including SEMH approaches;
  • committed to working collaboratively with governors and other stakeholders;
  • committed to the professional development of all staff members, including themselves;
  • able to foster an open, fair and equitable school culture, and is able to meet the needs of a diverse range of pupils.

We can offer you:

  • a welcoming and caring ethos that strives to create opportunities for ambitious staff and to support professional development for all: Everyone here is valued!
  • the opportunity to lead a dedicated team and make a difference to the lives of the children at New Village and those joining;
  • an opportunity to be a strategic leader;
  • the challenge of meeting the needs of a diverse range of pupils who are eager to learn;
  • the opportunity to lead the school at the heart of our community;
  • the chance to work with our supportive governing body, moving the school forwards on its journey.

Are you that person?


Bentley New Village Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.