Rainbow Primary School
Nelson Street
Tel: 01274 221 400


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Executive Headteacher: Part Time (0.6)

Leadership Scale: Group 3 School (Salary negotiable for an outstanding candidate)

The Trustees at Rainbow School are looking to appoint a dynamic and experienced school leader as an Executive Head to steer the next phase of the Trust development. The Executive Head responsibilities will include managing key operational aspects of the primary School, consolidating the Trust’s relationship with the communities it serves and the strategic growth of the Trust into a MAT.

The ideal candidate will share our vision ‘to be an outstanding and inclusive school where every child, has every opportunity to achieve and progress every day’. The school is proud to respect and celebrate diversity.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and motivated with a proven track record of effective leadership and management.  They will need to be high achieving and self-motivating and capable of playing a major role in further developing teaching and learning within the Trust.

The Executive Headteacher role requires strong people management skills, empathy, excellent inter-personal and communication skills.  The successful candidate can expect the full support of our experienced group of Trustees.

Rainbow Primary School is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils.

For an application pack please visit our website:  To arrange a visit, please contact Carole Owen, Clerk to Trustees on 01925 470209 or email

To support your application, please provide a covering letter of no more than 3 pages which explains your motivation and interest in the post as well as how your experience and achievements fit the requirements of the role as set out in the Persons Specification.

Letter from the Chair

Executive Head Job Description

Executive Head Personal Specification

Executive Head Application Form

This is a part time post (0.6).

The closing date for applications is 12.00 on 22 March 2019.

Interviews to be held in Bradford on 29 March 2019.

Completed applications should be sent to

Applications received after this date and time will not be considered.  If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.  For further enquiries and arrangement of visit to view the school, please call 01925 470209.

The successful candidate will need to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be accepted.

Contact Us

Rainbow Primary School, Nelson Street, Bradford, BD5 0HD

Phone: 01274 221400 Email:

Our office staff taking calls are: Miss Tommis-Newberry and Mr Rauf
Arshad Javed – Acting Chief Executive Officer | Stephanie Ngenda – Head of School | Helen Whelan – SENDCO
Amjad Pervez – Chair of The Trust  – or
by post C/O Rainbow Primary School, Nelson Street, Bradford, BD5 0HD