The Governing Board of St Blaise CE
(Controlled) Primary School is looking to recruit an outstanding
Headteacher to lead our successful and expanding school, starting in September
St Blaise is located in Milton Heights, just
off the Milton A34 interchange.
NoR 142 Group size 1, Salary range: 12-18 (£61,882 - £71,019)
like their next headteacher to:
kind, happy, funny, creative, fair, respectful, supportive
to always have a smile, to be determined, to be calm and patient
people’s feelings and thoughts
joyful and energetic
seeking a headteacher who:
- wants to maintain the family feel and wants to be part of our family
- is compassionate, approachable, hands-on, known to all the parents
- is enthusiastic, firm, but makes learning fun, and values extra-curricular
are seeking a headteacher who will:
the core values that have been built up and embedded, will be sustained
time to know and understand the needs of the children and parents
and work with the strengths of the staff, allowing them to be creative
for all to achieve a good work-life balance
staff would like a headteacher who:
children first, not data and embraces inclusivity
a warm nature, a sense of humour,
a good communicator, is willing to listen and take advice
wise and able to problem-solve, is proactive
or is willing to develop their financial understanding of school budgets
- an outstanding leader with ambition, experience and enthusiasm to make
our great school even greater
- a leader who will continue to uphold our school Christian values of
Together we love and respect. We are creative,
we are determined,
we are confident we are kind.
…in an inclusive school, where every child matters.
We can offer you:
(Loads actually, but in a nutshell)
- Enthusiastic pupils, who love learning
- Supportive and committed parent body
- A team of creative teachers with a good mix of experienced and newly
- Skilled and dedicated support staff
- A hard working, knowledgeable and supportive governing body
- A school well-respected within the wider community
- A financially stable school
- An expanding school with opportunities to appoint new staff and the
challenge of bringing new communities together
- A chance to grow and develop in your headteacher role
This is an
exciting time to lead St Blaise as we continue our journey to become a one-form
entry school (with possible further development to a 2-form entry). School
expansion has meant we enjoy a new, spacious EYFS and KS 1 building and
enlarged grounds. This development complements original classrooms now used for
KS2, a large hall, outdoor learning and science garden. The community of Milton
Heights is expanding with much new housing: ensuring present and new
communities come together in harmony is a key priority. Pupils’ attainment is
at or above national averages; progress is good and often well above that which can be
Information Pack– with procedures,
an application form, job description and person specification, is available under additional documents and can be downloaded from the school website, www.st-blaise.oxon.sch.uk
or by contacting the school office.
to the school are encouraged, please contact the school office.
applications (application form and
letter of application, 2 sides of A4 maximum) should be returned to the
Chair of Governors at the school address or electronically firstname.lastname@example.org with the title Head Teacher Recruitment in the subject
The closing date for
applications is midday on Wednesday 21st February 2024 Shortlisting will take place on Thursday 22nd February
2024 Selection process will take
place on Tuesday 5th and Thursday 7th March 2024. Further details
will be sent to
those candidates called for interview.
Should you have any questions please contact the school:
Telephone: 01235 831 368 or
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful applicant for any position will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS (disclosure and barring system) and appropriate Right to Work clearances in line with our recruitment and selection practices.
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