Apply online HEADTEACHER

Ref SCH04600
Grade Leadership Pay Range L17 - L24
Salary £62570 to £ 74295 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2022 
Closing Date 12 noon 15/09/2021

Tel: 01524 64520
School website:
Roll: 420
Dallas Road Community Primary School is seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational headteacher to lead our vibrant and diverse school. Located in the centre of the historic, and progressive, City of Lancaster, the school has a distinctively broad demographic which is central to our inclusive community ethos.

As a highly regarded and ambitious school, we are committed to making Dallas Road the very best it can be. We are, therefore, seeking an inspiring and compassionate leader who can drive change and take the whole school community with them. Our new head will demonstrate resilience, innovation and the ability to lead the development of the school’s curriculum, ensuring all our pupils have access to wide and varied experiences and outstanding teaching. They will be able to develop strong relationships with all stakeholders and strive to further improve standards in our school.

We welcome applications from outstanding candidates who have a track record of:
  • Building and leading high performing teams
  • Inspiring and motivating the whole school community
  • Identifying and developing exceptional teachers
  • Being a role model for excellent educational practice and people skills
  • Inspiring trust and confidence in all stakeholders
  • Providing outstanding developmental and coaching

    Dallas Road Community Primary School is a two-form entry school with 416 children on roll. We are an inclusive school, judged by OFSTED to be 'Good' in 2017, with Early Years provision highlighted as a particular strength. Our ethos is to create an environment where there is the freedom for all to flourish; a place where children are provided with the values, skills and confidence to take ownership of their future, to follow their dreams, and to believe in themselves.

    As a community primary school, we are committed to nurturing strong ties with the wider community in which we are embedded. We offer a warm, caring and welcoming environment with committed staff, engaged parents, encouraging governors and children who want to learn and succeed.

    Visits to our school are welcomed, subject to COVID restrictions. Please ring the school office to arrange a visit on 01524 64520.

    The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Further information can be found on the 'Our Recruitment Process' tab.
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    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.