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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£77,195 - £88,530

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a collaborative and innovative leader to join our diverse and inclusive school as Headteacher. This opportunity arises as we embark on a new chapter following the departure of our current Headteacher in August 2024.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they have experience in effective senior leadership with a deep understanding of how to embed a purposeful and ambitious curriculum for the school. They will be self-motivated, ambitious and fully focused on inspiring our pupils, staff and the extended school community.

The expectation is that our new Headteacher to continue enabling all students to flourish and develop their full potential, regardless of their background or individual needs.

Our recent ‘Good’ Ofsted inspection in March 2023, reflects our dedication to high-quality teaching and learning.Here is an extract from that report:

“Paddox Primary School is a caring and welcoming learning community. Pupils come from many diverse backgrounds and faiths, but all are fully included in school life. At playtimes and in lessons, pupils follow leaders’ high expectations. Pupils play happily, work hard and achieve well.”

The Headteacher will be strategic in their approach in addressing focus areas highlighted in the report. They will deliver on the objectives that we have set around the direction on curriculum, targets for SEND and attendance. The full report can be found here Ofsted Report.

With this in mind, the Governing body at Paddox Primary School are focused on recruiting someone who will uphold and develop our school's ethos and values, lead initiatives to improve outcomes for all students, and foster a culture of high expectations and achievement. They will work collaboratively with students, colleagues, parents, governors, and the local community to continue our school's development journey.

What the school offers its staff

We offer the opportunity to lead a large team of passionate, committed employees, resilient engaged pupils who are keen to learn and prosper within the community. You bring the passion, gravitas and strategic thinking to successfully lead this large and thriving school and we’ll support your wellbeing and professional growth.

Join us in our mission to inspire and empower every student to realise their full potential and become well-rounded individuals with a growth mindset and a belief that anything is possible.

Commitment to safeguarding

We strongly believe that Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility, and we are dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of all members of our school community.

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About Paddox Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
639 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01788 572340

Paddox Primary is a three-form entry school based in Rugby, Warwickshire.
We currently have 641 pupils on roll including 10 in Brambles our resource provision.

Paddox Primary School takes inclusion and belonging seriously. This is enhanced by a growing resource provision for children who have Social Emotional and Mental Health Needs as their primary need. In addition the school offers a successful and over subscribed, term time only wrap around provision.

Arranging a visit to Paddox Primary School

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