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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    14 December 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £85,871 and £99,462

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body of Gardners Lane and Oakwood Federation is seeking to make a permanent appointment to the role of Executive Headteacher to succeed our existing post holder who is retiring

Both schools are two form entry and based in Cheltenham. They were each graded as Good by Ofsted in 2018.

Additionally, the Executive Head will be responsible for the leadership and development of 5 Early Years settings, all graded as Good. They will also lead the 5 Children and Family Centres which provide targeted family support across Cheltenham and Tewkesbury districts in Gloucestershire.

The Executive Head will be accountable and take responsibility for the performance of all settings within the organisation.

We wish to appoint a highly motivated, inspirational and respected professional to lead our teams.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be an ambitious leader who is committed to creating the optimum educational opportunities for the children and wider community.
  • have a track record of delivering excellent services.
  • have a clear understanding of the current educational and social landscape.
  • be an effective communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • bring strong, collaborative leadership to further develop and articulate the vision, values and ethos of the organisation.
  • have an ability to demonstrate strong financial acumen and a proven ability to manage risk and change effectively.
  • be committed to the promotion of safeguarding and wellbeing across the organisation.

Our community is of the utmost importance to us. You will have the opportunity to build on existing strong relationships with community partners and stakeholders.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we will offer the successful candidate:

  • An exciting career opportunity

• A skilled and supportive governing body • Excellent renumeration and possible relocation package.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. We follow safer recruitment best practice and all positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About Gardners Lane Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
242 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Gardners Lane Primary School is part of Gardners Lane and Oakwood Federation.

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