Headteacher Glory Farm Primary School, Bicester, Oxfordshire

Job description

Glory Farm Primary School is part of the Multi Academy Trust, Bicester Learning Academy. The school provides education for pupils aged between three and eleven, from a richly mixed catchment area. Our academy community is very proud of our school and the strong reputation we have thanks to our committed teaching and support staff team.

We are seeking to appoint a Headteacher who has vision, skill and commitment. We are looking for someone who will join us in our pursuit of excellence, raising standards whilst maintaining a friendly and supportive atmosphere for our children.

In 2017 the school celebrated a successful Ofsted report where we were rated as a ‘Good’ school. Following this we started our ‘Journey to Outstanding’ and are looking for a candidate who will build upon the strong foundations already in place and continue the work to reach this goal.

Essential educational requirements

* Degree
* Evidence of further professional development and practice that prepares for this position.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

* Successful leadership and management experience in a primary school as a headteacher, deputy or assistant headteacher
* Substantial and successful teaching experience in the primary sector across the 4-11 age range
* Involvement in school self-evaluation and development planning
* Demonstrable experience of successful line management and staff development
* Experience of leading a pastoral/curriculum innovation

Employee benefits

So, what can we offer you?
* an exciting opportunity to lead Glory Farm School on its ‘Journey to Outstanding’;
*a genuinely happy and friendly school community which nurtures both children and staff;
* enthusiastic, hardworking and happy children who have enquiring minds and want to be the ‘best they can be’;
* committed and flexible staff who are passionate about delivering the curriculum to the highest standards and are always willing to go the extra mile;
* a commitment to Continual Professional Learning and Development;
* a supportive Governing Board;
* strong links with and support from the wider academy;
* an energetic, vibrant and diverse environment where everyone is valued;
* the opportunity to use Google’s GSuite for Education;
* a fun place to work where there really never is a dull moment!

About Glory Farm Primary School

Hendon Place, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 4YJ
Glory Farm Primary School website (opens in a new window)