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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 January 2024

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£61,882.00 - £73,509.00 Annually (Actual)

Headteacher job summary

Headteacher Vacancy

Pickwick Academy Trust would like to recruit a permanent, full-time Headteacher, based at Winterslow Primary School.

Salary range: L12 – L19, £61,882 - £73,509 per annum, depending on experience

Required to start: 1st September 2024

Pickwick Academy Trust is made up of eleven community and church primary schools across North and South Wiltshire and North Dorset, and is organised into three geographically proximate ‘hubs’. The schools in the Trust are committed to working together to provide the best schools and outcomes for their children.

The Board are seeking to appoint a permanent Headteacher who will be supported by and report to one of the Trust’s Director of Education.

Winterslow Primary School

Winterslow C of E Primary School is a popular primary school situated in the rural location of Winterslow near Salisbury. Christian values lie at the heart of our school life as we nurture the potential of every child.

The successful candidate will be an inspirational and innovative leader, manager and team player who is committed to our Christian ethos and school vision of Explore, Discover and Sparkle as Light of the World.

Pickwick Academy Trust is looking to appoint an exceptional and highly motivated leader as Headteacher at Winterslow C of E Primary School.

To be successful you will need to:

Have a proven track record at senior leadership level of raising pupil standards; and be able to demonstrate this success at interview.

Be an outstanding leader with drive, energy and ambition, inspiring children and staff to strive for continuous improvement and outstanding outcomes for all.

Be able to recognise the school’s individual strengths and build upon its achievements and successes.

Be able to develop quickly as a credible leader and have the ability to foster professional, influential relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

Be able to demonstrate that you have worked collaboratively and are committed to work in partnership with fellow Heads in our other Trust schools.

The Headteacher will perform the role of Designated Safeguarding Lead and will therefore be responsible for Safeguarding duties across the school, including training, attending meetings, ensuring adherence to policies and providing support.

For further information about this opportunity, please contact James Passmore, CEO on 01249 717090 or via e-mail on jpassmore@pickwickacademytrust.co.uk

Visits to the school are welcomed. To arrange a visit please contact the school office on: 01980 862446 or via admin@winterslow.wilts.sch.uk

Interested candidates are required to apply by 12.00noon on Friday 23rd February 2024.

Interviews and selection activities will be held on Tuesday 12th March 2024.

At Pickwick Academy Trust we are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we require anyone joining our school to actively contribute to this commitment. All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of safer recruitment due diligence. Successful candidates will be subject to a range of pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check if working in regulated activity

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

Pickwick Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Our aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee is discriminated against or is disadvantaged by policies, procedures, conditions or requirements.

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About Winterslow Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
191 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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