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Executive Headteacher

The Federation of Holy Trinity and Little Marlow Church of England SchoolsBuckinghamshire

Full time, or part time considered for the right candidate

Is this the role where you would flourish, and where your imagination, innovation and inspiration would enable the Federation to grow as well? Might you be the right person to come and join our Federation family where we seek to ‘Do everything in love’?

The Governors of this happy, successful and popular Church of England Federation are seeking to appoint an experienced and strategically focused individual who will lead us on our continuing journey. Our Federation was formed in October 2014 and consists of Little Marlow CE Infant School and Holy Trinity CE Junior School – rated Good and Outstanding respectively. As Executive Head, using your interpersonal skills and team building capabilities, you will lead both schools, supported by a nonclass based Head of School at each site and the Governing Board, to build upon the already consistently good outcomes and reputation of both schools. This role will give the right individual an exciting opportunity to shape the future of the Federation, whilst upholding its distinct Christian character, making a difference to the lives of many children.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Will focus on improvement, expansion and partnership.
  • Has strong interpersonal skills and team building capabilities.
  • Is an experienced and inspiring leader with clear strategic vision.
  • Will ensure that the schools continue to provide high quality teaching and learning for all pupils.
  • Is committed to our distinctive Christian ethos.
  • Has the ability to foster a culture of enthusiasm and positivity.

In return we can offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to lead the Federation, supported by a hardworking Governing Board.
  • Motivated, happy and enthusiastic pupils who are very proud of their schools.
  • A committed, dedicated and highly skilled staff.
  • A positive, caring, Christian ethos, evident throughout the Federation.

To find out more

You should find most of the information you might need about the Federation on the Federation website, which has separate sections for the two schools. We strongly encourage you to take the time to explore our website and get to know us:

Full details of the role, including the Job Description and Person Specification, can be found in the Candidate Application Pack on the website, under vacancies.

If you wish to discuss the role further with the Chair of Governors, please contact the Holy Trinity school office to arrange an appointment.


Phone: 01628 842831

To apply

To apply for the post, please download the Application Form from the federation website and send it with your letter of application to the Office Manager at:

Please note that we do not accept CVs or any other documents; you should put all the details of your application on the Application Form and in your letter of application.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 1 March 2021

Interviews will take place: w/c 22 March 2021

Our Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment practices reflect this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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