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About the role

Can you nurture, inspire and develop our children and staff to fulfil their potential and lead our school’s continuing excellence in education for every child?  The Governors of Alban Wood Primary School & Nursery are appointing a new Headteacher to maintain and build upon the outstanding outcomes and features of our school, which is a vibrant and caring school at the heart of the local community. 

The staff are innovative, creative and work tirelessly to ensure that every child enjoys their time at school and are supported to succeed. The children are eager to learn, polite and well-mannered, consistently demonstrating our school values of Respect, Kindness and Ambition. The children’s positive learning behaviours make a strong contribution to their progress and ensure they are well-rounded active citizens ready for the next stage of their educational journey. 

The successful candidate will be a driven leader, who brings new ideas to complement the existing vision for the school and gives clear direction and support to the staff. A strong classroom practitioner, who can recognise and promote high quality teaching and empower each individual to fulfil their potential.  You will be an excellent communicator, being able to maintain and build strong relationships between the children, staff, parents, governors and the local community.

You will lead by example, with a relentless commitment to ensuring the continued outstanding progress for every child and be the leader that plans, develops, stimulates and achieves growth throughout every aspect of the school, developing future leaders along the way.

What we can offer you is an exciting opportunity to further develop a well-established, successful school that is ambitious for even more improvement.  Governors would like you to lead us through the next step in our journey.

Alban Wood has a strong presence and is well regarded within the local community. The Headteacher is proactive in working collaboratively with parents, neighbours, local community groups and the local authority. An engaged Governing Body provides challenge and a high level of support to the school.

You are very welcome to visit our school and we hope that you will take the time to come and see us.  Visits can be arranged by phoning the school office on 01923 678240 or emailing admin@albanwood.herts.sch.uk

Alban Wood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all those connected with the school are expected to share this commitment.  The successful candidate is required to consent to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Contact details

HFL Recruitment Services
Herts for Learning Ltd, SROB201 Robertson House Six Hills Way Stevenage
Hertfordshire SG1 2FQ

Telephone: 01438 843465
Email: las.governors@hertsforlearning.co.uk
Website: www.albanwood.herts.sch.uk