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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

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

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£64,225 - £72,483

Pay scale

L15 to L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

Could you bring commitment and passion to a school that aspires to continually improve and evolve?

We are looking for a confident and inspiring leader who puts the children at the heart of everything they do, empowering the whole school community to support and improve the outcomes for all our children. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving continuous improvement, both in terms of academic performance and the wider curriculum.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Inspires children to be the best they can be and champions their wellbeing;
  • Is an inspirational and positive leader with vision, creativity and drive;
  • Has a strong understanding of teaching and learning and the ability to lead and develop excellent practice, including support staff;
  • Has visibility and presence, lives and breathes the school values;
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Is strategic, open-minded and can effectively lead through change.

Applications are welcome from both aspiring and experienced headteachers.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic and thoughtful children who are keen to learn and expand their horizons;
  • A school that wants to continue to evolve and improve, enabling children to achieve their best academically and building on its ethos;
  • Committed and reflective teaching and support staff;
  • The opportunity to make Edward Feild Primary School an exemplar for primary schools;
  • A very strong supportive community, including engaged parents, an active and supportive governing body and the Friends of the school.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are actively encouraged. To obtain an Application Pack or to arrange a visit please email Caroline Murray, School Business Manager at hr@efs.oxon.sch.uk or telephone 01865 372268.

The application form is also available here: http://www.efs.oxon.sch.uk/jobs.html

Commitment to safeguarding

Edward Feild Primary School and Oxfordshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Edward Feild Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
280 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01865 372268

Edward Feild Primary School is a friendly, inclusive community school. We aim to provide an education that allows all our children to reach their full potential and flourish academically, physically, socially and emotionally, so they leave us as caring, confident members of society with a lifelong love of learning. The values which drive our curriculum are Challenge, Curiosity, Perseverance, Teamwork, Equality, Health, Kindness and Creativity.

Together with our on-site partners Robin Preschool we provide education for almost 400 boys and girls from 2 to 11 years old. We also offer out of school care and holiday club at the Beehive for age 3 upwards.

Arranging a visit to Edward Feild Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@efs.oxon.sch.uk.

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