Benson Church of England Primary School, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 6LX

26 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    11 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



£59,581- £69,031

Headteacher job summary

"Love one another as I have loved you" We believe that children and staff flourish when they are nurtured and trusted, and we are looking for a collaborative, approachable, and inspiring headteacher to shepherd and lead our excellent staff team in the next phase of our school’s growth and development. We are looking for a headteacher who will: - build on the good work already begun - embody and promote our church school’s ethos and vision - be approachable, with an open-door policy, working collaboratively with others - develop the excellent provision for our children and deepen the mutual care and support that characterizes our staff team - champion children as individual learners, combining experience with openness to new pedagogical insights as we develop our rich, diverse, and inclusive curriculum - inspire the whole school community by setting clear standards and fair expectations.                                                                                We can offer you: - A school community that is happy and at ease with itself, and which lives out its Christian ethos and values on a day-to-day basis - An experienced SLT, and an excellent wider staff team with considerable expertise and creativity, who enjoy working together and care deeply for our pupils - Children who are keen to learn, behave well, and care for each other - The support, opportunities and professional challenge that arise from being a member of ODST - A local governing body which is very much part of the school team, committed to growing new and developed leaders, and focused on staff and children’s wellbeing - The opportunity to explore and enhance your own collaborative leadership as the school adjusts to meet the needs of a growing village in future years.                                                                       

Applying for the job

For a candidate information pack, and to apply, please visit www.odst.org.uk/vacancies and click on 'view current vacancies'

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About Benson Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
266 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

We are a growing 1.5-form entry church school with a thriving nursery in beautiful South Oxfordshire (Ofsted 2019: Good; SIAMS 2015: Good) who joined the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust in October 2019.

Arranging a visit to Benson Church of England Primary School

Please contact Bob Pattenden, ODST School Improvement Partner on 07423 109263 to arrange or if you would like to discuss the role further.

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