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Interim Headteacher (L9 - L15)

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Gamesley Early Excellence Centre Nursery School
Salary details
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to finite project 31 August 2025 (pending review)
Full time
Closing Date
23 April 2023
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Following the resignation of the current Headteacher, the Governing Board of Gamesley Early Excellence Centre Nursery School are looking to recruit an Interim Headteacher to start 1 September 2023 (or sooner) until 31 August 2025, pending review.

This post is offered as a secondment opportunity.  However, please note that if you are looking to apply for this post on a secondment basis, you must seek the approval of your School’s Governing Board, prior to applying for this role.

Gamesley Early Excellence Centre Nursery School offers Nursery Education to children the term after their second birthday.  Our vision for the Nursery School is “Laying Foundations for Life”   

We offer:-

  • A caring and inclusive ethos emphasising caring for others
  • An environment that challenges children to be aspirational in their learning
  • Experienced, enthusiastic, and loyal staff
  • Supportive governors with a broad level of experience, all committed to improving the outcomes for the children of Gamesley.

 The successful candidate will: 

  • Have a 0.5 Teaching Commitment
  • Share a strong commitment to providing a stable and challenging environment in which children can learn and develop holistically.
  • Be enthusiastic and motivated with demonstrable leadership skills.
  • Hold and foster a positive spirit of aspiration, a desire for excellence and continuous improvement both in themselves and those they will be leading.
  • Be committed to safeguarding the welfare of our children
  • Have a good understanding of budgeting and school finances.

    Visits to the Nursery are particularly welcomed. Please contact Bethany Evans to arrange a visit on (01457 860456, enquiries@gamesleyeec.derbyshire.sch.uk)


    Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.