Headteacher, Toddington, Bedfordshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Parkfields SchoolToddington, Bedfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L22-27 +5% £70,358-£79,521
Contract term: Permanent

Imagine what you could achieve as the leader of a school where:

  • “Behaviour is exemplary”
  • Pupils demonstrate a “thirst for learning” and “thrive on the academic challenge that is presented to them”
  • “The excellent quality of teaching, learning and assessment helps pupils of all abilities to make accelerated progress”

“Ofsted 2016.

Parkfields is a thriving, oversubscribed, happy school.  We believe there is no upper limit to what our pupils and staff can achieve and seek to create a positive environment in which we can all flourish, learn and grow. 

We are immensely proud of our school, and hope to appoint the best person to lead Parkfields towards an exciting future. Central Bedfordshire is a changing educational landscape and we are looking forward to the challenges ahead.

Our new Head will be:

  • Able to value and respect, engage and inspire all members of the school community.
  • A collaborative leader and skilled communicator, able to build and contribute to strong and effective teams, both within the school and across our developing education community.
  • Motivated to drive forward continual improvement, creative and open to new ideas, drawing on best practice at home and abroad.
  • Committed to inclusion and effective use of our exceptional new SEND facilities. 
  • Dedicated to delivering an inspiring, broad and balanced curriculum, offering excellent, specialist teaching to pupils from Y5 to Y8 in a supportive and nurturing environment.

We would love to show you our school. A member of the governing body and our Headteacher will be available on a range of dates and times. The letter from the Chair gives the range of dates available for you to view the school. Please phone or email Mrs V Kearns to arrange your visit on 01525 872555 or email schooladmin@parkfields.cbeds.co.uk.

Closing Date: 9am - 19 November 2018
Shortlisting: 26 November 2018
Interview days: 4 and 5 December 2018

Our school is proud of its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure. We are an equal opportunities employer.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 9 - 13 years
Address: Park Road, Toddington, Bedfordshire, LU5 6AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1525 872555
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Parksfield Middle School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational middle deemed secondary school situated in the village of Toddington just north of Dunstable in Bedfordshire. It is a state school and is a founding member of The Harlington Area ...