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  • Start date details

    April or September 2024

  • Closing date

    8 January 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 November 2023

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

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What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body of Long Furlong Primary School are looking to recruit an outstanding Headteacher to lead this popular community school, starting in April or September 2024.

This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future growth of the school which is situated in the historic market town of Abingdon in Oxfordshire.

We are looking for:-

  • Proven senior leadership and management experience
  • Proven success in raising standards within a primary school
  • Experience of developing curriculum strategy and supporting staff to deliver to this
  • Evidence of the ability to identify and communicate a clear vision for the future which will take the school community on the journey from a ‘Requires Improvement’ judgement towards Ofsted Outstanding
  • Evidence of leading whole school improvement initiatives, enhancing standards in teaching and learning and having an impact on pupil attainment
  • An accountable, visible and decisive leader who also holds others to account
  • A leader who is committed to developing others, sharing support and expertise and encouraging ownership

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:-

  • A diverse range of committed staff who have a long-standing loyalty to the school.
  • Well behaved and enthusiastic children who have lively, enquiring minds
  • Dedicated and enthusiastic governors who are committed to driving forward the improvement journey.
  • Partnership and close links with local schools
  • Wonderful community spirit including high levels of parent/carer engagement.
  • An opportunity to join a school where you can drive change and continue to move school performance forward

Commitment to safeguarding

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All users are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed. Online and social media checks are carried out.

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About Long Furlong Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
227 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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Long Furlong is a one-form entry school in a suburban setting which sits in the middle of the catchment area that it serves.

Arranging a visit to Long Furlong Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office.2602@long-furlong.oxon.sch.uk.

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