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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    14 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Embody our Christian vision and our school values
  • Inspire the children and excite them about being part of our school
  • Work collaboratively with the Leaders of Learning and other staff to promote and develop the improvements in high quality teaching and learning across the school
  • Oversee professional development of the staff, supporting, encouraging and providing quality feedback; they will also take tough decisions as needed
  • Work with parents, staff and governors and be a pivotal part of our school community
  • Be business minded and help us ensure sustainability for the school
  • Support the Eco – work in the school, exploring how we can use our grounds and other resources to better effect
  • Work with the members of St Leonard’s Church and the Banbury Madni Masjid mosque to encourage their involvement in the school and improve opportunities for children

What the school offers its staff

  • Children who are keen to learn, behave well and care for one another
  • An excellent staff team who work together well and care for our pupils
  • A broad and effective curriculum which offers exciting teaching and learning opportunities
  • A fantastic school environment with excellent outdoor space
  • A committed governing body who support the Headteacher and care about staff and pupil wellbeing
  • Development opportunities and support for your continued professional development

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed between 20-31 March. Please contact Linda Keane, our School Business Manager to arrange this: sbm@st-leonards.oxon.sch.uk

A Recruitment Pack giving further information, including a job description and person specification can be downloaded from our website at: www.st-leonards.oxon.sch.uk

Completed application forms must be emailed to sbm@st-leonards.oxon.sch.uk by noon on Friday 14 April 2023.

The school is closed for the Easter Holidays from 1 to 14 April. Please note: emails will only be checked intermittently in that time.

Shortlisting will take place on Monday 17 April and successful candidates will be informed by the following day. Interviews will take place on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 April 2023.

Commitment to safeguarding

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that requires applicants to undertake a disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All users are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and the information disclosed.

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About St Leonard's Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
362 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01295 262507

St Leonards C E Primary School is a 2-form entry primary school with its own purpose built Nursery. Our school values are Love, Respect and Responsibility and through these we develop children both as citizens and as learners. Taking children from a wide variety of backgrounds we build Growth Mindset and Learning Power, enabling all children to make progress and to gain the skills needed to prepare them for “Life in all its fullness”.
Situated close to the M40 and Banbury railway station we are handy for commuting from across Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and Warwickshire. We can provide links to affordable housing in the local area.
Our school is a ‘Good’ school and staff like working here. We treat you as people first and foremost and respect your role as professionals.

Arranging a visit to St Leonard's Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@st-leonards.oxon.sch.uk.

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