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  • Start date details

    January 2025

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£66,628.00 - £76,430.00 Monthly

Headteacher job summary

Our next Headteacher will:

  • Put children’s wellbeing and learning at the heart of the school, with a strong commitment to a safeguarding culture and high expectations of all.
  • Have clear leadership and organisational experience and the ability to be an inspirational leader, working with integrity, creativity, and purpose.
  • Be committed to leading a staff team in a focused and collaborative way, working towards a well-defined vision and with clearly shared values.
  • Have excellent communication and consultation skills, and be approachable to all staff, pupils, parents and Governors.
  • Show the ability to work strategically, lead change and drive new initiatives.
  • Will value and develop a rich and broad curriculum, taught in calm, safe and purposeful learning environments, and set within a clear Christian ethos.
  • Set the highest expectations and model the behaviours we want to see throughout the school community.
  • Be positive and enthusiastic, work well under pressure, prioritise effectively, meet challenges calmly and confidently, and display humility and good humour.
  • Develop strong and purposeful relationships, based on mutual respect, to get the best out of all members of the school community.
  • Be ambitious for the school in seeking to achieve the very highest standards in all areas.

We can offer you:

  • Dedicated, professional and determined staff.
  • Highly motivated, happy children, keen to learn and develop.
  • Outstanding resources and vibrant teaching spaces.
  • Supportive and generous parents.
  • A lovely rural community, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, just a few miles from the A40.
  • An ambitious governing body, committed to staff professional learning.

We welcome applicants to visit our school but please note that these can only be accommodated between Monday 3rd and Friday 14th June 2024. Please contact the school office on 01993830059 or email office.3257@wychwood-pri.oxon.sch.uk to make an appointment to visit.

To make your application, please complete the provided application form inclusive of a personal statement of no more than 1,000 words. Please note that CVs cannot be accepted. Within your personal statement, please provide evidence of your suitability for the role including relevant experience, skills and personal qualities.

A full information pack is attached.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Wychwood 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
293 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

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