Headteacher, Reading

Closing date:

St John's CE Primary SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L19 – L23, £61,341 – £67,652 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

St John’s Church of England Primary School is an outstanding two-form entry school in the Newtown area of Reading. Our school is part of the Berkshire Schools Trust. We strive to serve the local community by working with each and every child to help sustain progress academically, socially and emotionally. We want to appoint a Headteacher who will continue to develop the vision for St John’s.

Our new school leader will be able to:

  • Create a strong community of leaders, enabling staff to have shared ownership of pupil and curriculum development.
  • Support and challenge our children so they enjoy all areas of learning.
  • Develop children to have the emotional strength and tools to sustain who they are to the best of their ability.
  • Develop the skills of friendship across the school community, giving staff and children the confidence to relate and offer friendship to everybody.
  • Recruit, develop and mentor staff who will encourage us along with our vision.
  • Recognise the importance of community through school participation in a wide range of activities.
  • Understand and be willing to take advantage of the unique relationship the school has with the parish church.
  • Develop relationships with our parents through accessible and transparent interactions.

If this prospect intrigues you and you are looking for an exciting opportunity to take your headship or leadership career to the next level, then please do get in touch as we would love to hear from you.

Visits are encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please telephone the school office on 0118 937 5540 to arrange a visit. Please contact hradvisor@berkshireschoolstrust.org to obtain an information pack.

Closing date: Friday 8 June 2018.

Interviews: Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 June 2018.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.

St John’s C of E Primary School

121-147 Orts Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 3JN 

Telephone: 0118 937 5540 

Email: hradvisor@berkshireschoolstrust.org


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More about St John's CE Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Part of the Berkshire Schools Trust, Orts Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3JN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9015540