Headteacher, Eton Wick

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Eton Wick CE First SchoolEton Wick

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L11 – L17, £52,334 - £60,377
Contract term: Permanent

Are you looking for a new challenge? Can you make a difference for our children and families? If so, then Eton Wick is the perfect opportunity for you. We seek an inspirational leader to ensure that Eton Wick provides the highest educational opportunities for its pupils as a school at the centre of our local community.

Eton Wick First School is a one form entry, Church of England School situated in the village of Eton Wick, near the River Thames and in sight of Windsor Castle. It is maintained by the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and has close links with the Diocese of Oxford. The school welcomes children of all faiths or none.

The governing body is looking for someone who:

  • Can provide evidence of a significant impact on teaching and learning in their current role
  • Has a proven track record of effective leadership in all areas and can lead an outward-facing, vibrant school at the heart of a thriving community
  • Will lead by example, actively modelling and embedding the values of the school into all areas of school life
  • Is fully committed to ongoing staff development for all, creating a team who model and share best practice
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the highest standards of teaching, learning and assessment and shows great enthusiasm for embedding these in every stage of a child’s journey throughout the school
  • Demonstrates excellent, appropriate communication skills at all levels with pupils and their families, staff, governors and strengthen links and partnership with the community and all those involved with the school
  • Can inspire, nurture and challenge all pupils and staff to realise their full potential
  • Is committed to safeguarding all pupils and understanding their individual needs
  • Demonstrates an awareness of national policy and anticipates trends, showing a pro-active approach to future school development both academic and extra-curricular

In return, our school offers you:

  • Happy, friendly, engaged children who are a joy to teach and lead
  • A school with an inclusive ethos, a happy and caring environment, and with pride in its pastoral care
  • A talented, dedicated team of teachers and support staff committed to improving the school
  • A rich and varied curriculum, with pupils excelling in a wide range of extracurricular and enrichment activities
  • A committed and supportive governing body, and supportive local Diocese
  • Engaged parents eager to work with the school
  • A large school site with excellent space and facilities

If you believe you have the vision and ambition to lead our school forward, come and visit to find out more. We are at an exciting point on our journey and are looking for exceptional leadership join us.

To download the application pack and form please visit our website here:


We positively encourage visits to the school by prospective candidates.  Please contact us by telephone or email to arrange a visit.

Closing date: 12pm, Friday 22 March 2019

Interviews: Tuesday, 2 April 2019 

Return completed applications to: fin.etonwick@rbwm.org.uk 

Eton Wick C of E First School are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to a successful enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We are committed to Equal Opportunities

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More about Eton Wick CE First School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 9 years
Address: Sheepcote Road, Eton Wick, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 6JB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1753 860096