This job expired on 14 February 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£61,882 - £71,729

Pay scale

L12 - L18

What skills and experience we're looking for

A wise leader with a clear vision, who puts the children at the centre of everything they do

A motivational and caring individual who will nurture, support and encourage all of our staff and children to aim high and achieve their potential

An experienced practitioner who can share skills and lead by example

A reflective educator who can analyse and share information, and absorb and disseminate best practice and new developments in education

Compliant with all nursery policies and procedures and government legislations

A leader who can transition into the role, providing structure and stability

What the school offers its staff

A school where children are happy, confident, enthusiastic and love to learn

A caring ethos where everyone’s achievement is valued

A committed and successful staff team

An experienced and dedicated Senior Leadership Team

A supportive Governing Body

The helm of a successful school

Further details about the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an inspirational new Headteacher to continue to build upon the excellent learning our nursery and family hub provides to children in the local area. Our last three OfSTED inspections have rated us ‘Outstanding’ in all areas and we are looking for a Headteacher who can not only maintain our very high standards but also build on this success and create a vision for an exciting future. The successful candidate will be working with a friendly and enthusiastic staff team and have the continued support of an equally friendly and committed Governing Body. This is a unique and exciting role for someone with experience of the Early Years sector, looking for an opportunity to lead and to make a real difference.

Victoria Park Nursery School & Family Hub is in the centre of Newbury located in a purpose built building over-looking a park, which serves both Newbury and wider area with excellent outdoor facilities and provide rich opportunities for play and learning. We also benefit from excellent transport links; The M4 London to Bristol motorway is just 4 miles away and the A34 and Newbury Station are about 5 minute drive away.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment, in line with the guidance in KCSIE. All shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-disclosure form. Successful candidates will be subject to DBS checks along with other relevant employment checks including online searches help to identify any incidents and/or issues which may be relevant to your suitability for the role, which the school may want to explore further.

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About Victoria Park Nursery School & Family Hub

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 5
Education phase
View all Nurseryjobs
School size
125 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 5
Phone number
01635 41296

We are a maintained nursery school with co-located Family Hub in the centre of the West Berkshire town of Newbury.

Arranging a visit to Victoria Park Nursery School & Family Hub

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email finance@victoriapark.w-berks.sch.uk.

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