2 x Head of School

  • SalaryLeadership Scale L25 - L31
  • Start DateSeptember 2019
  • Closing DateThursday 21st February 2019
  • InterviewsFriday, 8 March 2019

Job Summary

2 X Associate Headteacher / Head of School

Starting: September 2019

Location: Britwell or Town Hall Campus, Slough, Berkshire

Salary:     Leadership Scale, Salary L25-L31: £73,223 - £84,637 per annum

Contract: Permanent, Full time (52 weeks per annum)

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. The school is also one of the highest oversubscribed schools in Slough.

The Executive Headteacher is looking for two outstanding educational professionals to join him in an exceptional time of growth and expansion, and to work in partnership with him to lead one of the four form entry campuses.

The Associate Headteacher/Head of School will be involved in leading the planning, leadership and management, safeguarding and standards, and have an oversight of the school campus, continuing to build on the high profile that is being developed.

Working together with the Executive Headteacher, both Associate Headteachers/Heads of School will provide a consistent framework for all Claycots’ children, but will continue to develop and create a uniqueness and individuality on each campus.  We will be continuing to develop both the Town Hall Campus and the Britwell Campus to create a world-class learning environment.

The objectives for this post will be to:

  • lead and operationally manage either the Town Hall or Britwell Campus.
  • play a central role within our Senior Executive Team, working in partnership with senior  colleagues to strategically lead the school.
  • promote ambitious expectation for standards, achievement and curriculum enrichment for all children.
  • work with and develop strong relations with the Chalvey and Britwell communities.

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

We encourage prospective candidates to visit the school. Please contact Perri Woods (PA to Executive Headteacher): p.woods@claycots.slough.sch.uk, 0118 207 0412, 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 weeks commencing 4th and 11th February and please put aside at least 2 hours for the visit.

How To Apply

A downloadable application form and information pack are available on our school website www.claycots.com

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

Closing date for all applications: Thursday 21st February 2019 12.00 noon

Interviews:  Friday, 8th March 2019 from 8.00am (Slough Town Hall Campus)