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Hallgate Primary School


Hallgate Before and After School Club launches Wed 4 Sep 2019 for pupils who attend Hallgate. More information can be found in the Parents section on the website. Please note a Contract Agreement must be completed and returned to the school before you can book your child a place.


Working at Hallgate Primary School


Hallgate Primary School is situated in the centre of the historic village of Cottingham.  Our School’s philosophy and ethos is shared by all staff, which is to provide a caring and secure environment, in which every child is valued and respected. We are a lively and positive school who place a high value on the happiness and success of our children and encourage all members of the school community to adopt a supportive and respectful approach toward one and other.

Hallgate school  occupies modern, purpose built facilities, which stand in the shadow of the grand 14th century church of St Marys.  Our school is well resourced and offers a pleasant environment in which to work and learn. Our catchment area encompasses a wide range of demographics and this is reflected in our diverse school population.


Hallgate Primary School is fortunate to have an active and supportive Governing Body and also an active Friends of HPS that organises various fund raising and social events.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting children’s welfare. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory references. Hallgate Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so references for all shortlisted candidates will be taken up before interview. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment


Any vacancies at our school can be found on the East Riding Website

Vacancy Head Teacher


This is a truly unique opportunity at a school situated in the centre of a rich and vibrant community.


Hallgate is a successful, happy and inclusive primary school, judged as “good” by Ofsted in September 2018.


Due to the retirement of the current head teacher, the governing body now seeks a leader with the flair, expertise and experience to inspire the school to build on its success with the aim of being judged outstanding in the near future.


This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a proven track record of leadership in the primary sector.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To make arrangements please contact Mrs Val MacLachlan at the school, tel (01482) 846136.


TO APPLY please visit TES Website  or East Riding of Yorkshire Council Website

(Job Reference/Advert No HALG001820 )


Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 10 February 2019

Shortlisting: 13 February 2019

Interview Dates: 4 & 5 March 2019