St Mary's Church of England (Aided) Primary School, Chipping Norton, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 5DH

34 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    19 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 July 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type



£59,581 to £68,347 (L15 to L21)

Headteacher job summary


St Mary’s C of E (Aided) Primary School, Chipping Norton

The Governors of St Mary’s are looking to appoint a passionate dynamic individual who can mould the future of our warm and inclusive school positioned on the edge of the beautiful Cotswolds.

St Mary’s offers a child focused inclusive approach to education where we look to develop the whole child as created by God. We believe that children are best equipped to flourish in all aspects of their lives when they are valued, respected and treated as whole and developing people. Our expectation is that all members of the school community reflect these values and act as role models, both for our children, and for each other.

We are seeking a strong leader who shares our vision for holistic education flowing out of our Christian values, who can communicate that vision passionately and gather others around it, and who perceives the broad demographic of families that we serve as an exciting challenge to be embraced.

The new Headteacher will take the school on the next stage of its journey and who will develop the pupils and staff in new ways. We are seeking a leader who will ensure will that each and every child has the best possible learning experience and seek their full potential.

We expect that you will have demonstrable experience of strong educational leadership and management skills. You will be a great communicator, engaging and have the ability to embrace change. You will be able to engage children, staff, governors and parents in developing the school’s image and presence within the wider community. You will develop our core values and lead the school.

We are looking for someone who can provide a strong and stable leadership, who can demonstrate the skills and vision to develop the school for the future.

Closing date: Monday 19 September 2022 at 12 noon

Interview dates: Monday 26 September 2022 / Tuesday 27 September 2022

Applying for the job

Please visit: https://www.st-marys-chipping.oxon.sch.uk

The application and associated documentation can be found on our school website under the tab: St Mary’s as a church school, then choose vacancies.

The job advert, job application and documentation are also available on the Oxfordshire County Council vacancy website at:

When submitting your application, please put Headteacher application followed by your name in the email heading.

All completed applications will need to be returned electronically to:

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About St Mary's Church of England (Aided) Primary School, Chipping Norton

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
205 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01608 642673

Please see the Headteacher's Recruitment Pack that is available on the school website where you will find the information about the school overview and more about St Mary's C of E (Aided) Primary School.

Arranging a visit to St Mary's Church of England (Aided) Primary School, Chipping Norton

Visits to the school will be warmly welcomed.

Please contact Anne Strick on 01608 642673 or by email at: astr8442@st-marys-chipping.oxon.sch.uk to arrange an appointment.

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