7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£68,400.00 - £79,112.00 Annually (Actual) Pay scale L16-L22

Headteacher job summary

What skills and experience we’re looking for

Our new headteacher will:

be driven by a love of learning and a passion to realise the potential of every child

be a creative and inspirational leader who strives for excellence in all areas

be an empowering and nurturing people manager

be open, approachable and unwaveringly enthusiastic

have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to build positive working relationships with staff, parents, church and community.

What the school offers its staff

We are a happy and inclusive church school, located in the centre of historic Oxford. Our three core values of love, compassion and community underpin all of our work.

We can offer:

An exciting opportunity to lead a distinctive school with a reputation for high attainment to even greater success.

A buzzing, friendly school, full of potential, with enviable buildings and grounds.

Bright, excited, well behaved pupils, eager to learn.

A team of excellent, dedicated teachers and staff.

Committed governors, an engaged and enthusiastic parent community, and a solid foundation of church partnership.

Applying for the job

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact headpa@philandjim.org.uk to arrange a time. Visits can be arranged from week commencing Monday 19th February 2024.


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.

Ss Philip and James’ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Using the application form

This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

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About St Philip and James' Church of England Aided Primary School Oxford

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
401 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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