Headteacher, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Carrington Infant SchoolWycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L13 - 19
Contract term: Permanent

Due to the retirement of the current Headteacher, an exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a dependable leader to continue the solid development of our popular village school into the future.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, inclusive leader with a sense of fun to work with Governors, staff, pupils and parents to encourage ambitious achievement and enable every child to discover and reach their full potential. Or to put it in our Carrington Infant’s mission language – to ensure our children continue to “sparkle and shine”.

We believe that consistency and continuity of our strategic journey to be key and therefore the successful candidate will bring energy, vision and experience to build on the school's strong foundations, sharing our ambition for driving excellence. The Headteacher will work with a highly engaged staff team, supporting their continued professional development and maintaining the high standards of teaching and learning.


Carrington Infant School is a two form entry infant school in the village of Flackwell Heath which sits between High Wycombe and Beaconsfield. It is ideally placed on the borders of Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire whilst being near to the outer London Boroughs. It also has a six place Additional Resource Provision for children with social and communication needs who integrate with our mainstream children. Our recent Ofsted report highlighted the many strengths of the school, including its inclusiveness, sense of harmony and strong leadership.

As a school community, we can offer you:

A school built upon solid foundations with a recent ‘Good’ Ofsted rating.

An enthusiastic and highly motivated staff team

A stable, committed and supportive Governing Body

Happy, well behaved children who love life at Carrington Infant School

A supportive and friendly large village community including a highly active Parent Teacher Association, with an impressive fundraising track record.

Strong and positive partnerships with the adjacent Carrington Junior School.

Website: www.carrington-inf.bucks.sch.uk


To provide professional leadership for Carrington Infant School which ensures its continued success and improvement with all members of the school community and providing an environment for teaching and learning that empowers both staff and pupils to achieve their fullest potential.


We are seeking to appoint a Headteacher who brings inspirational, energised and inclusive leadership qualities and who can nurture the school onto even better things. To this end, we are focussed on appointing the right person to lead the school into the future.

We welcome applications from experienced Heads as well as Deputies/Assistant Heads and look forward to meeting you and receiving your application.


Candidates are warmly encouraged to visit the school to experience our values and ethos in action.

To arrange a school visit or request an application pack, please contact Sue Henderson, School Business Manager on 01628 523356 / shenderson@bucksgfl.org.uk

Closing Date: Monday 20th April 2020 12:00
Interviews: Friday 24th April 2020

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check is required. Safer recruitment practices are fully complied with.

We promote diversity and inclusivity.

More about Carrington Infant School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 7 years
Address: 2 Chapel Road, Flackwell Heath, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP10 9AA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1628 523356
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