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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Headteacher who:

  • Has an inspirational and inclusive leadership style which will empower and motivate others.
  • Is an excellent practitioner who has a proven track record of school improvement
  • Is committed to our inclusive approach which celebrates cultural, religious, ethnic and linguistic diversity.
  • Has excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Has very high expectations of behaviour and is passionate about children’s learning.
  • Will be able to lead and manage our team of teaching and support staff.
  • Is able to maintain and strengthen our current links with parents, the Diocese and the wider community.
  • Will continue to work in partnership with our Wheatley Partnership schools

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you:

  • The support of a dedicated team of staff and Governors who will work with you in setting and delivering the school vision.
  • The opportunity to work in a very positive, supportive and caring Christian school ethos
  • The opportunity to develop the senior leadership team.
  • The opportunity to build on established working relationship with parents and the local community.
  • A bespoke leadership induction programme and further CPD package.
  • The school occupies a large site with excellent outdoor provision, together with a Forest School in a privately owned woodland.

Further details about the role

The Governors of this thriving, rural, Church of England Primary School are seeking to appoint an exceptional and inspirational leader to be our new Headteacher and to lead the school so that it continues to deliver improved outcomes for all our children. In 2018, the school was judged as Good, along with a SIAMS Good rating in 2016.

Commitment to safeguarding

Marsh Baldon is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). Reference checks will also be completed prior to interview.
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About Marsh Baldon CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
76 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01865 343249

Marsh Baldon is a small, inclusive school where all are supported to grow and learn informed by the Christian values of love, respect, trust and moral courage. We are a Church of England Primary school in an idyllic location at the heart of the Marsh Baldon village community, south of the city of Oxford. We are proud of our diverse, inclusive school and the pupils we have on roll come from the local communities of the Baldons and Nuneham Courtenay as well as the wider catchment of surrounding villages and Oxford suburbs. We respect our pupils as individuals and encourage an ethos of mutual respect and tolerance for all. We challenge and support all our young learners so they can achieve their full potential. We want the very best for all and prepare our pupils for their continued journey as independent, free thinking, confident individuals.

Arranging a visit to Marsh Baldon CofE Primary School

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

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