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  • Application deadline

    17 January 2022 at 11:00am

  • Date listed

    16 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L21 - L25

Job summary

Deputy Headteachers
Full Time
Required from September 2022 (or earlier)
L21 – L25

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly successful, oversubscribed and happy school set in large, semi-rural grounds on the outskirts of Wargrave near Twyford. The positions have become available due to the promotion of the current postholder to the headship of a local school and an expanding school roll.

The Piggott School is in the top 3% for Progress 8, and the top 10% nationally for value added at KS5. We are looking for committed and enthusiastic leaders who can inspire staff and students, and ensure an inclusive experience for all members of the school community. We seek candidates with ambition, leadership skills and the ability to promote high achievement resulting in the very best outcomes for our students. The successful candidates will be supported through NPQH. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

We wish to appoint colleagues who:
• are outstanding teachers and leaders on their own journey to Headship
• have the flair, energy and ability to bring the out the best in young people and staff
• have a wealth of experience in secondary education

The school is a mixed Church of England Academy with 1760 on roll (483 in the sixth form and 210 in our primary setting) situated near Twyford, between Maidenhead and Reading.

All staff are provided with laptops and tablet devices, are encouraged to promote their wellbeing and that of others, have free access to Pilates and our fitness suite/gym, and benefit from discounted BUPA healthcare.

An application form can be found on our website at To apply, please complete a covering letter, a professional competencies sheet and an application form and e-mail to: To arrange a visit to the school, please contact Caroline Preston at

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to Satisfactory Disclosure Clearance and a 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all applicants. The school reserves the right to close this advert early in the event that sufficient applications have been received.

Closing date: 11am on Monday 17th January 2022
Interviews: Thursday 20th and Friday 21st January 2022

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 18
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
1637 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Contact phone number
0118 9402 357

About The Piggott School

Mixed Church of England Academy

Arranging a visit to The Piggott School

To arrange a visit to the school, please contact Caroline Preston at

School location

Twyford Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG10 8DS

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