Primary (Inc. Nursery) Vacancies — Leadership Scale

Wokingham - Maintained, Academy and Free Schools

Hawkedon PrimaryHawkedon Primary School

Hawkedon Way, Lower Earley, Reading, Berkshire RG6 3AP

Deputy Headteacher

Required for September 2018
Salary Range: L10–L15
NoR: 630

Are you looking for a new challenge
in a vibrant, value-based environment
to create opportunities and develop
confident, lifelong learners?

Hawkedon School is the largest Primary School in the affluent area of Wokingham. As part of the Schools’ Learning Alliance, all staff have excellent opportunities to work across a range of like-minded schools.

We are looking for:

  • An excellent and passionate leader who has high expectations and the ability to guide, coach and mentor staff.
  • Experience of leading, inspiring and motivating children and colleagues.
  • Excellent management and organisational skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • An enthusiastic, inspirational and innovative leader.
  • Someone who can work with the Headteacher to discuss, debate and formulate the strategic direction of the school.
  • A proven track record of leading initiatives that have improved outcomes for pupils.
  • A team player who can act on their initiative.

We can offer:

  • The opportunity to lead on all academic aspects within in the school as Head of Teaching and Learning.
  • A non classroom based position to give you space and time to develop your leadership.
  • A well-resourced school in spacious green grounds with outstanding facilities.
  • The potential to develop professionally through accredited programmes such as the NPQH.
  • Confident, responsive and engaged children who are keen to learn.
  • The ability to work across the Schools’ Learning Alliance.
  • The opportunity to drive through initiatives for whole school impact.
  • The chance to be creative in driving the school forward.
  • To lead, with the Headteacher, a large, motivated and committed staff.

To arrange a visit or request an application, please contact

Application forms can also be downloaded from the vacancies page on the school website at

Please also attach a personal statement no longer than two sides of A4 to your application form.

Closing date for applications is Monday 26th February, 2018
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 13th March, 2018

Hawkedon Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be DBS checked and need two strong references.