Headteacher Skills for your CV in the Education Industry

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Headteacher Skills List in the Education Industry

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Headteacher role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Headteacher job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 32% of Headteacher job descriptions contained leadership as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

leadership
32%
sen
32%
headteacher
29%
teaching
24%
assistant headteacher
16%
special needs
16%
qts
16%
qualified teacher
16%
primary
12%
aht
12%
senior leadership
12%
special education
12%
education
12%
teacher
8%
senior management
8%
semh
8%
deputy headteacher
8%
complex needs
8%
special needs education
8%
communication skills
8%
slt
8%
inclusion
8%
specialist services
4%
admin
4%
young people
4%
administration
4%
computer
4%
ofsted
4%
finance
4%
asd
4%
hr
4%
human resources
4%
bsl
4%
ict
4%
it skills
4%
executive
4%
assistant head teacher
4%
autism
4%
behaviour
4%
head teacher
4%
deputy
4%
send
4%
assistant head
4%
management
4%
budget management
4%
deputy head
4%
dfe
4%
safeguarding
4%

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