Headteacher Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Headteacher to join our team.


  • Be able to think strategically and clearly communicate a vision of excellence that sets high standards for every pupil;
  • Demonstrate the ability to embrace and enable change in a manner which exemplifies the qualities, vision and ethos of our school.


  • Maintain the needs and aspirations of all students at the centre of our thinking;
  • Provide inspirational, strategic and professional leadership;
  • Promote high standards of behaviour, mutual respect, attendance, and individual attainment;
  • Ensure high quality teaching and learning experiences for all our young people;
  • To understand the challenges of leading a school with above average % of PP and SEND;
  • The vision to take the school from Good to Outstanding, whilst maintaining and enhancing the qualities that make us unique;
  • A passion for deaf education and commitment to the very best outcomes for young people;
  • To champion closing the gap between vulnerable pupils and non-vulnerable pupils;
  • A strong commitment to school improvement and effective management;
  • Foster and develop good relationships with parents and the community;
  • To have an extensive knowledge of safeguarding and working with a broad range of agencies and professionals;
  • The ability to collaborate and build partnerships, both internally and with the wider world;
  • Have a good understanding and knowledge of SEND;
  • Can demonstrate they are able to support and empower staff to create the best learning environment for our children;
  • The capacity to inspire and motivate further a committed team.