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, 40% of Headteacher job descriptions contained headteacher as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

headteacher
40%
deputy headteacher
35%
sen
35%
leadership
30%
semh
25%
special needs education
25%
senco
20%
assistant head teacher
15%
education lead
10%
nasenco
10%
head teacher
10%
principle
10%
teacher
10%
complex needs
10%
asd
10%
learning
10%
education
10%
assistant headteacher
10%
qualified teacher
10%
principal
10%
primary school
10%
teaching
10%
management
10%
director
10%
autism spectrum disorders
5%
deputy head
5%
disabilities
5%
qts
5%
secondary education
5%
special education
5%
secretary
5%
personal assistant
5%
pa
5%
primary headteacher
5%
head of school
5%
autism
5%
virtual school
5%
looked after children
5%
lac
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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