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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    29 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 December 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15- L21a

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Headteacher who will:

  • champion children as individual learners, combining experience with openness to new pedagogical insights to further shape a curriculum that seeks to be rich, diverse, and inclusive
  • inspire the whole school community by setting clear standards and fair expectations
  • embody and promote the school’s ethos and vision
  • be approachable, with an open-door policy, working collaboratively with others
  • build on the foundations that are already in place across the school
  • develop the excellent provision for our children and deepen the mutual care and support that characterizes our staff team

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • Children who are keen to learn, behave well, and care for each other
  • 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
  • A local governing body which is very much part of the school team, 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
  • The support and learning opportunities that come from being part of one of the largest and longest established Diocesan Multi Academy Trusts in the country

Further details about the role

For a candidate information pack, and to apply for the role, please visit www.odst.org.uk/vacancies and click on 'view current vacancies'. Only applications received through this site will be considered for shortlisting.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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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
275 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
07423 109 263

Arranging a visit to Benson Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bob.pattenden@oxford.anglican.org.

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