Headteacher

Newtown School, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 3AT

9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2023

  • Application deadline

    13 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L14 - L21 with Fringe Allowance

Headteacher job summary

Are you an aspiring leader looking for a new challenge?

Newtown School is a community two form infant school, with up to 180 full time children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 and an oversubscribed Nursery offering places for children aged 2-4.

Using the application form

To arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01494 783713 or office@newtown.education

Completed applications (using the attached application form) should be emailed to office@newtown.education by noon on Thursday 13th October. Interviews will take place on Thursday 3rd November.

Newtown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post requires an enhanced DBS check. References for all shorlisted candidates will be requested before interview.

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Supporting documents

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

About Newtown School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
225 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 7
Contact phone number
01494 783713

The children at Newtown reflect the local population with a mix of high achievers and higher than average percentage of children with English as an Additional Language and Special Educational Needs. Staff and governors have high aspirations for all children, from whatever their starting points, and children make excellent progress during their years with us.

The Governing Body would welcome applications from experienced deputies, assistant heads or serving heads who are able to demonstrate excellent leadership, management and communication skills with the ability to identify obstacles and overcome them with the passion and commitment needed to drive school improvement.

Newtown prides itself on having the six principles of nurture at the heart of what we do in all areas. The successful applicant will have a deep understanding of nurture, child development and the impact of early childhood experiences on children’s ability to learn.

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