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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£71,729 - £79,112

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

To provide professional leadership and management of the school in order to promote a secure foundation from which high standards in all areas of the school's work can be achieved.

To achieve success, the Headteacher will:

● Provide vision, leadership and direction

● Collaborate effectively with other schools, including those that are part of Cathedral Schools Trust.

● Effectively manage teaching and learning

● Promote excellence, equality and high expectations of all pupils

● Deploy resources to achieve the school's aims

● Evaluate school performance and identify priorities for continuous improvement

● Carry out day-to-day management, organisation and administration

● Secure the commitment of the wider community

● Create a safe and productive learning environment that is engaging and fulfilling for all pupils.

What the school offers its staff

At Headley Park, we have a lot to offer our valued staff team.

Amazing Children

Headley Park children are happy, positive and well behaved. They are full of potential and eager to learn.

Evidence Informed

We are committed to evidence informed practice. Leaders make decisions based on what evidence says works.


At Headley Park we aim to make it easy for our pupils to behave by teaching them the behaviours we expect. We have a behaviour curriculum that provides staff with a consistent approach to rewards, routines and sanctions across the school, from Nursery to Year 6. Behaviour is fully supported by a responsive SLT.


Our fully sequenced, cumulative curriculum is underpinned by detailed schemes of work and additional resources to support the planning and delivery of excellent lessons.

Instructional Coaching

All our teachers are entitled to weekly instructional coaching sessions using the Steplab professional learning platform.

Steplab Hub

We are a Steplab Hub School meaning we help other schools prepare for their instructional coaching journey by sharing our expertise.

Support Staff

We have a team of highly skilled support staff who work alongside teachers in every year group.

One Team

Members of staff at all levels come together to support each other. We are a friendly and approachable team.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts at Cathedral Schools Trust are subject to pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, initial and periodic enhanced level checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Headley Park Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
455 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
07857 208163

Headley Park is a two form entry school with nursery provision at the heart of a supportive and close local community. It prides itself on providing a carefully planned curriculum, a nurturing environment and a community of confident, curious learners. The four Headley Park habits ‘ambitious, responsible, respectful and safe’ are designed to reflect the qualities everyone is expected to demonstrate in order to achieve a harmonious community where all can thrive. The school has built a reputation for providing excellence in sport and physical activity. There are a wide range of sporting opportunities and the school participates in a number of fixtures locally and nationally.

The school is well poised to make further improvements through a well established culture of teamwork and the support of the Cathedral Schools Trust.

Arranging a visit to Headley Park Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jlacey@cathedralschoolstrust.org.

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