Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    21 April 2021 at 11:59 am

  • Date listed

    30 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L31 - L36 £88,187 - £99,681

Job summary

Do you want to lead our Happy, Caring and Excellent School at an exciting time?
Are you an aspiring Headteacher looking for your first Headship in a growing Trust of successful schools?
The Trustees of the Athelstan Trust wish to appoint an excellent teacher and school leader to the post of Headteacher at Malmesbury School from September 2021.
The Athelstan Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust formed in 2015 currently consisting of five secondary schools (Malmesbury School, Bradon Forest School, The Dean Academy, Sir William Romney’s School and Chipping Sodbury School) in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. All our schools share a deep commitment to delivering an excellent comprehensive education to all the students in the Trust.
Malmesbury School is a successful and growing 11-18 school with approximately 1,400 students on roll in the attractive town of Malmesbury, surrounded by stunning Wiltshire countryside with easy access to the M4. We enjoy excellent modern facilities.
This is a very exciting time to be joining the Trust where we all work together to raise standards in all our schools. This post offers a talented and ambitious school leader a wonderful opportunity to work in a supportive Trust that is committed to high quality professional development for its staff.
Please feel free to contact to request an informal conversation with Tim Gilson CEO/ Executive Headteacher before applying.

Applying for the job

Applicants are invited to send an application form together with a letter of application, no more than two sides of A4, outlining how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for this post. An application pack is available on the school’s website. Please send your completed application form and letter to Jo Cummings:

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1413 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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About Malmesbury School

We are a National Support School with a long history of working in collaboration with other schools. The most recent Ofsted inspection graded the school as ‘outstanding’ in every category. In September 2014 we were designated a Teaching School. This is an excellent opportunity for professional development in a very supportive and caring school. This post would be suitable for a highly competent NQT or a teacher with experience and a proven track record of success.

At Malmesbury School our vision is to be a happy, caring and excellent community. We are proud to be a truly comprehensive school providing an education of the highest quality for all the students within Malmesbury and the surrounding area.

School location

Corn Gastons, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 0DF

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