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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    5 October 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    8 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time: The role comes with a reduced teaching commitment in Reception and dedicated leadership release time.

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale Point 1 - Point 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional and visionary Assistant Headteacher who will also lead Early Years and Key Stage One. The successful applicant will have a passion for teaching and learning and the ambition to make a significant impact on the education and development of our youngest learners.

The role of Assistant Headteacher is broad and we require a committed and hardworking team player with great inter-personal skills, energy and creativity. The position provides the opportunity for contribution to the leadership and management of the whole school.

Applications are welcome from both experienced leaders and aspiring leaders who are ready for the next step in their career.


  • Provide strategic leadership and direction to the Early Years department (comprising two Reception classes and a Preschool) and Key Stage One.
  • Develop and implement a clear vision and curriculum framework that aligns with the school's overall aims and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework.
  • Foster a culture of excellence in teaching and learning, promoting innovative and effective pedagogical practices that inspire and engage young learners.
  • Lead and support a team of dedicated teachers and learning support assistants, providing guidance mentoring, and professional development opportunities.
  • Ensure a nurturing and inclusive environment that supports the well-being, social-emotional development, and academic progress of all children.

If you are an ambitious and experienced Early Years/KS1 practitioner ready to take on a leadership role as an Assistant Headteacher, we invite you to apply. This position offers the opportunity for long-term professional growth and impact. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require any further information.

Interviews to be held on Monday 16th October.

What the school offers its staff

Winslow Church of England School is a popular two form entry primary school in the centre of Winslow although we also welcome children from surrounding villages. Winslow is a small market town on the border of Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes with easy access to Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire.

As a school, we aim for nothing short of outstanding outcomes for all pupils, whilst concentrating on the individual, encouraging and nurturing personal interests and giving the time to discover individual gifts. We aim to create a learning environment and establish a love of learning so that pupils gain an enthusiasm for learning that remains throughout life.

Our school community is very welcoming and friendly, staff are exceptionally supportive both to each other and our pupils. We have a large outdoor space which we use for games and PE and also have a well-stocked library that helps encourage a love of reading. More information can be found on our website:


We can offer:

  • A supportive leadership team who are committed to excellence in education.
  • A school who put pupils first and provide excellent pastoral support.
  • A nurturing classroom and school environment.
  • An enriching, stimulating and enjoyable curriculum.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Winslow Church of England School, our number one priority is keeping all pupils safe at all times. Everyone is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their wellbeing. An enhanced DBS and qualifications check will be carried out upon appointment of the successful candidate. More information, including our Safeguarding statement and Child Protection policy, can be found on our website www.winslowschool.co.uk

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About Winslow Church of England School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
375 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01296 712296

Winslow Church of England School is a two form entry primary school with a Preschool. We cater for children from 3 to 11 years. Our school is located within the market town of Winslow. It is situated within a beautiful site with open, green spaces, two large playgrounds, a new all weather outdoor play area for our Preschool as well as outdoor learning in our musical woodland and wildlife area.

We are a caring, friendly school which offers an inspiring and challenging curriculum. Our curriculum provides opportunities for children to learn in different ways and to create children who are independent and life long learners. We have a dedicated staff who all place children at the heart of all they do. We work closely in partnership with parents to ensure that every child lets their light shine.

Arranging a visit to Winslow Church of England School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email finance@winslow.bucks.sch.uk.

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