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  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 10am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£55,360.00 - £64,225.00 Annually (FTE) Leadership Pay Spine L10 - L16

Headteacher job summary

Faringdon Learning Trust are seeking to appoint an inspiring and highly motivated leader to the position of Headteacher at Longcot and Fernham Church of England Primary School.  This is an exciting opportunity for a supportive leader who has ambition to work with staff, governors, and the Trust to deliver the schools aims and vision; “Together …we care what we do, we enjoy what we learn, we achieve!”

The school was graded RI by Ofsted (Nov2022) with Outstanding for behaviour, Good for Personal Development, Quality of Education and Early Years and RI for leadership. The school is a small village school that has huge potential and has previously been an Outstanding school. Outcomes remain high and there is a talented and nurturing team within the school. Parents are supportive and children enjoy school and are very well behaved.

We are looking for a Headteacher who:

  • Can demonstrate significant impact in a leadership role within a primary school.
  • Can successfully set the strategic direction of the school with a clear vision to ensure the school is at least good at their next Ofsted inspection.
  • Is passionate about each child being provided an educational experience in which every learner thrives.
  • Is committed to working within a structure of Christian principles embracing the school’s Christian values of Love, Honesty, and Respect.

As part of the Faringdon Learning Trust, a nine school multi-academy trust established on 1st April 2012, we can offer the successful candidate: 

  • An exciting career opportunity with extensive professional development opportunities;
  • Opportunities to collaborate across the Trust with a group of dedicated and hard-working School and Trust leaders;
  • An outward thinking Board of trustees with a strong educational ethos committed to a journey of improvement.

We actively encourage potential applicants to visit our school. To arrange a visit please contact the school office: office@laf.faringdonlearningtrust.org

School Website: https://www.longcotandfernhamschool.co.uk/

FLT Website: https://www.faringdonlearningtrust.org

Longcot and Fernham Primary School and Faringdon Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information.Faringdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. 

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Longcot and Fernham Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
144 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Primary School

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