Headteacher Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Education

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Headteacher Skills List in Education

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, 38% of Headteacher job descriptions contained leadership as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

leadership
38%
headteacher
38%
sen
34%
deputy headteacher
30%
qualified teacher
25%
special needs education
21%
principal
17%
semh
17%
primary school
17%
teacher
17%
director
13%
assistant headteacher
13%
asd
13%
teaching
13%
complex needs
13%
principle
13%
management
13%
head teacher
13%
education lead
13%
head of school
9%
assistant head teacher
9%
education
9%
learning
9%
deputy head
9%
senco
9%
primary headteacher
9%
looked after children
5%
secretary
5%
lac
5%
virtual school
5%
autism
5%
pa
5%
personal assistant
5%
special education
5%
secondary education
5%
qts
5%
disabilities
5%
autism spectrum disorders
5%
hearing impaired
5%
bsl
5%
education support
5%
safeguarding
5%
send
5%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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