Head of School
Required for January 2020
Salary Scale L4-L8
“Within this happy village school there is an ethos of high expectations.”- Ofsted March 2018 Hornton Primary School is seeking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational Head of School to start from 1st January 2020. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm, vision and drive to lead the school on the next exciting phase of its journey to good and beyond. The successful applicant will be ambitious for the school, high performing and able to demonstrate consistently high expectations and resilience. Being part of a highly successful MAT means that there will be opportunities to contribute to all our schools whilst drawing upon the significant experience of our existing MAT leadership team. As Head of School you will lead the development of the school with the support and encouragement of the CEO and our School Improvement Director. The MAT is responsible for financial, premises and HR management allowing the Head of School to focus on enhancing teaching and learning to improve the life chances of children in their care. Hornton Primary School enjoys a good reputation locally, with dedicated colleagues and enthusiastic students. Staff have high expectations for all students and work enthusiastically to continue raising attainment and achievement.
If you are seeking a life in the country with easy access to Oxford, London and Birmingham, Hornton Primary School is the ideal location for you. We are situated in the beautiful North Oxfordshire village of Hornton, only a 20 minute drive from the historic market town of Banbury, and William Shakespeare’s birth place, Stratford upon Avon.
Visits to our school are actively encouraged and welcomed.
A job description and application form is available from the school:
Jenny Bowes / Tracey Abel 02195 670335
firstname.lastname@example.org Please note we can only accept CVs as supporting documentation when submitted along with a fully completed school application form.
HPS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.
Closing date: Thursday 26th September 2019 at 1pm