Headteacher, Slough

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Claycots SchoolSlough

Date posted:
Start date: Required for January 2020 or April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale: L25–L31: £73,223 – £84,637 pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

52 weeks pa

Claycots School proudly claims to be the UK’s largest primary school, with 1700 pupils currently on roll, growing to over 1850 in the next few years. This maintained school is also one of the highest oversubscribed schools in Slough.

The Executive Headteacher is looking for an outstanding educational professional to join him at an exceptional time of growth and expansion, and to work in partnership with him, as Headteacher, to lead the Britwell Campus.

At Claycots, we believe that the key to a successful school is a great culture and we are looking for a dynamic, innovative and proactive leader to build and develop our ethos inside and outside of the classroom securing high levels of buy-in from all stakeholders.

The Headteacher will be responsible for the leadership and management, safeguarding and standards, and have an oversight of the school campus.

Working together with the Executive Headteacher, the Headteacher of this four-form entry school will provide a consistent framework for all Claycots’ children focusing on raising standards and promoting a strong learning environment where all children and teachers are passionate about learning and creativity.

The objectives for this post will be to:

  • lead and operationally manage the Britwell Campus.
  • play a central role within our Senior Core Team, working in partnership with senior colleagues to strategically lead the school establishing and maintaining high levels of accountability.
  • promote ambitious expectations for standards, achievement and curriculum enrichment for all children.
  • develop strong relationships with the Britwell and Slough communities.

We are excited about the future at Claycots and look forward to working with someone who shares our passion and who has the leadership skills and experience to add to our vision for the future of Slough children and all stakeholders.

We encourage prospective candidates to visit the school. Please contact Mrs Jo Evans, Executive Business Manager, j.evans@claycots.slough.sch.uk  or 01753 521215 to arrange an appointment for a tour and the opportunity to discuss the wider vision and expectations of the post. Tours will be taking place during the weeks commencing 9th and 16th September 2019.

A downloadable application form is available on our school website: www.claycots.com/160/vacancies 

Completed application forms should be sent direct to j.evans@claycots.slough.sch.uk 

Closing date: Noon, Monday 23 September 2019

Interviews: 3/4 October 2019

Applicants will be required to demonstrate their commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in line with Claycots’ policies and procedures. A satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role. The school will request references before interview.



More about Claycots School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Britwell Campus, Monksfield Way, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 1QX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1753 521215
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