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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Cirencester Primary School is a dynamic, vibrant and diverse two form entry community primary schoolplus nursery just outside the town centre of Cirencester in the heart of the Cotswolds. We are a school that is proud of its outward looking and future thinking educational offerings, taught with a truly dedicated focus by passionate and committed staff. What is truly unique to Cirencester Primary School, is the level of expertise amongst our staff. Our carefully constructed school curriculum is planned by subject experts with all of our children in mind.

We are looking for someone who will:

• Have significant headship experience and a proven track record of leading school development andimprovement plans.

• Bring vision, leadership and strategic direction to the school.

• Lead and inspire teaching and learning within our broad, innovative curriculum.

• Have high expectations and standards.

• Communicate effectively with staff, parents, children and governors.

• Be committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of every child.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Highly skilled, motivated and dedicated staff and supportive governor team.
  • High standards of behaviour from happy children who are keen to learn.
  • An attractive school site with extensive grounds.
  • A very successful linked pre-school and nursery.
  • An active Friends of the School Committee who support the school.

Further details about the role

We encourage you to look at the school website and visit the school by contacting us on 01285 658550or the Chair of Governors on chair@cirencester-pri.gloucs.sch.uk to arrange a tour.

Applications forms and information packs are available from GCC website or from Wendy Gallagher,

Governor Services, Gloucestershire County Council. E-mail: governor.services@gloucestershire.gov.ukor telephone 01452 427802.

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 Cirencester Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
306 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Cirencester Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email chair@cirencester-pri.gloucs.sch.uk.

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