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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

L25 - L31

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Role:

As our school expands to a three-form entry, we are seeking a dynamic and inspirational leader to join our team. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of excellence in educational leadership, with experience in managing highly effective teams. You will be committed to providing every child with an exceptional educational offer, ensuring they are supported, challenged, and inspired to reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate, and inspire a dedicated team of educators
  • Drive excellence in teaching and learning
  • Foster strong relationships with parents and the wider community
  • Ensure the delivery of an exciting, broad, and engaging curriculum
  • Uphold and promote our core values: Honesty, Friendship, Forgiveness, Responsibility, Gratitude, and Respect


  • Proven track record of excellence in educational leadership
  • Experience in managing highly effective teams
  • Commitment to providing exceptional educational opportunities for all children
  • Relational and proactive approach with parents and the community
  • Ability to inspire, challenge, and motivate

To arrange an informal discussion please contact Jenny Redgrove, Deputy Director of Education using jenny.redgrove@reach2.org

At Green Ridge, we rightly pride ourselves on the high expectations we place on the academic achievements and behaviour of all children, whatever their need, as well as a broad, diverse, and engaging creative curriculum which will underpin all that we do. Green Ridge is an inclusive setting, valuing all children’s achievements and ensuring that each child is given every opportunity to meet their full potential. There is no doubt that Green Ridge is an exciting place to be – for children, staff, parents, and the local community! Our applications for school places each year places us in one of the most over-subscribed schools within Aylesbury, typically with over 180 applications for just 60 places. We know parents and carers want their child to join us because of the fantastic opportunities their children have whilst at Green Ridge, the exceptional teaching and our commitment to being an inclusive setting for all. Over the last year, the academy has provided professional development to all staff about trauma and attachment, and we are being accredited as a ‘Thrive’ school, so that our guiding principles for supporting children and their behaviour is rooted in a therapeutic way, which takes into account the whole child and their experiences.

What the school offers its staff

  • A firm commitment to you and your professional development
  • Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and Governors
  • A growing learning community
  • Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference
  • Coaching and mentoring from the academy’s Headteacher
  • The chance to be part of the largest primary only Multi Academy Trust, which offers fantastic trust wide CPD opportunities
  • A wide range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country
  • Membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme TPS,
  • Relocation Packages: If you’re relocating for work, we offer relocation packages of up-to £8,000 to ease the transition. From moving expenses to settling into a new area, we’ve got you covered.
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.

Further details about the role

Please download the recruitment pack for more information about the role.

Commitment to safeguarding

At REAch2 we recognise that those who work in an academy are in a unique position in their care of children. The responsibility for all staff to safeguard pupils and promote their welfare, as stated in Section 175 of the Education Act (2002) is one that is central to our ethos, our policies and our actions. All children are deserving of the highest levels of care and safeguarding, regardless of their individual characteristics or circumstances, and we are committed to applying our policies to ensure effective levels of safeguarding and care are afforded to all our pupils.

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About Green Ridge Primary Academy

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
478 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

Green Ridge Academy is a new primary school built on Berryfields, which opened in September 2017 in temporary accommodation on the site of the permanent building. The permanent school building opened in September 2018. In September 2023, the academy will be two-form entry from Nursery through to Year Six, taking children from aged 2-11, with two bulge classes in YR and Y1 as we continue our preparations to become a 3-form entry school. Whilst the school currently has the capacity for over 450 children, this is an exciting time at Green Ridge, as we continue to grow our site is being expanded with the additional capacity so that by September 2024, our building will be able to accommodate over 650 children. Exciting!

Arranging a visit to Green Ridge Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@greenridgeacademy.co.uk.

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