Job Opportunities


NOR:  630 + 52 Nursery

  • Salary – L19 – L25
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Required for 1 September 2022
Due to the resignation of our exceptional Head Teacher, the Governing Board are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspirational leader, with fortitude, drive and ambition, who will continue to build on the school’s success and will lead the school community towards outstanding.
Queen’s Hill Primary School is a 3-form entry local authority school (capacity: 630 pupils, plus additional 52 pupils in Nursery) with extended childcare and community facilities, located in a modern well-equipped building, just outside Norwich in Costessey.
We are a highly inclusive school, committed to providing a nurturing, safe and vibrant setting that provides a stimulating and challenging environment in which all children feel valued, can develop a belief in themselves and find enjoyment in their learning. We have high expectations for all members of our school community and have an excellent reputation for the continuous professional development of staff.
We are looking for a Head Teacher who:
  • Is a strong, dynamic leader who will support the Governing Body and staff.
  • Is passionate about teaching and learning – believing in the potential of every child and putting their well-being and development at the heart of every decision.
  • Understands the importance of an aspirational and challenging curriculum in improving outcomes for all pupils.
  • Has a strong commitment to the principles of inclusion and will champion the needs of all our children.
  • Can build on the huge progress and achievements that the school has already accomplished, meeting future challenges with innovation and creativity.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership, management and organisational skills and has excellent inter-personal skills.
In return we can offer:
  • Happy, engaged pupils who enjoy coming to school.
  • Supportive Governors who are dedicated to continuous improvement and are committed to your professional development and well-being.
  • Hardworking staff who are dedicated to ensuring each child fulfils their potential.
  • A highly effective and experienced senior leadership team.
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with local and national schools.
If you believe that you have the energy, passion, skills and experience to be the Head Teacher at Queen’s Hill Primary, we would love to hear from you.

If you wish to have an informal conversation regarding this position, please contact the Chair of Governors via the school office.

Our website – provides a good introduction to our school.  You are also very welcome to visit the school; this can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01603 746857.

How to apply

A job description/person specification and letters from the current Headteacher and Chair of Governors are available.

For more details contact

Closing date:                   21 January 2022, 9am
Shortlisting date:             25 January 2022
Interview dates:                  8 and 9 February 2022

Queen’s Hill Primary School has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and Safer Recruitment checks, as well as proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.