Head of School, Oxford

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Cutteslowe Primary SchoolOxford
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Start date: 1st April or 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L13 – L17 (£52,930 - £58,930)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you currently a Deputy/Assistant Headteacher, a Headteacher of a small school or an experienced senior leader who is looking for their next exciting leadership challenge? 

Cutteslowe Primary School need an exceptional Head of School with a clear vision and a passion for working with children within primary education. The successful candidate will provide leadership of learning, manage the day-to-day operation of the school and, with the Executive Headteacher, play a major role in our strategic development.

Do you have a proven track record of working effectively with children? Can you motivate and support children to learn? Can you inspire and lead a team to provide an excellent education? If so, we can offer the right candidate enthusiastic children and staff, newly refurbished and extended school buildings with extensive outdoor spaces and committed Cutteslowe School Friends and Governors. The successful candidate will also benefit from a professional development package which includes access to a professional leadership coach.

Cutteslowe Primary School also works in partnership with Oxford City Council. On being recruited to the role of Head of School, candidates will be able to apply for an equity loan of up to £75,000 to buy a property on the open market. Further information is included in the application pack.

The school is part of the growing River Learning Trust. We have a particularly strong partnership with Wolvercote Primary School which is also led by our Executive Headteacher. The River Learning Trust can offer candidates exceptional opportunities for professional and personal development. We pride ourselves on supporting staff to be highly successful, recognising that success comes in a wide variety of ways, creating a culture of continual improvement where we look to provide the best possible educational experience for all our children. We currently have a number of support staff and teachers who are gaining additional qualifications. To find out more about our Trust visit http://www.riverlearningtrust.org/recruitment/.

To find out more about this role and the school, please visit our website http://www.cutteslowe.oxon.sch.uk/current-vacancies/

To arrange a visit to the school please contact Lynn Matthews on 01865 558944.

Application forms should be posted to Nicky Ward (Business Manager) or emailed to nicky.ward@cutteslowe.oxon.sch.uk

Closing Date: 12 Noon on Friday 26th January 2018

Interview Date: Monday 5th February 2018

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More about Cutteslowe Primary School
Address: Wren Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7SX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1865 558 944