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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    23 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 December 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L26-32 (Fringe)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Penn Wood Primary and Nursery School is located in Slough,Berkshire. We are able to offer an amazing environment for teaching, and creative and deep learning, through our innovative building and our outdoor areas including a woodland, a field and a pond.

Our learning community combines high expectations for all with quality learning and relationships to ensure that every child achieves beyond their best. Our progress measures at KS2 are consistently strong over time.

What the school offers its staff

We strongly encourage you to visit Penn Wood. Our pupils and staff are wonderful advocates forour school. You will see first-hand our stunning facilities, inclusive ethos, exemplary behaviours for learning and you can then consider for yourself the growth opportunity that Penn Wood has to offer a new leader.

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 Penn Wood Primary and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
694 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
07733 628155

The successful applicant will be energetic, passionate and ambitious, promoting high expectations of all children. They will skilfully work in partnership with teachers, LSAs and other professionals to ensure the best provision and achieve the best outcomes for our pupils. Experience of, or an interest in, Pie Corbett’s Talk for Writing approach would be desirable, as the school is a Training Centre.

The post holder will possess excellent communication skills and a clear commitment to their own and others’ professional development. In return, we can offer you a warm and welcoming ethos, well-equipped environment and a supportive Governing board, staff team and parent body. Staff speak highly of the professional learning opportunities they are given at Penn Wood and you would join a team where high standards of teaching, learning and professionalism are shared and valued.

Application packs are available on our school website: http//www.pennwood.slough.sch.uk/

Please send completed forms to dawn_pauffley@pennwood.slough.sch.uk, taking care to write to the criteria in the Person Specification.

Our School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders who work in a regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory ‘Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Check’ – please ensure that you have read our safeguarding statement.

Arranging a visit to Penn Wood Primary and Nursery School

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

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