Executive Headteacher

Full time – Permanent.
Salary Range: (Group 3) £60,755–£69,673.
Required from January 2020.
Closing date: noon, Thursday 16 May 2019.


We are looking for an exceptional leader to join our Federation of schools. We will consider applications from current Headteachers as well as experienced leaders seeking their first Headship. 

About us
The Federation comprises two thriving schools with a Church of England ethos; both schools are in the charming Thames-side village of Wargrave. Our schools are inclusive, with an emphasis on each child’s individual abilities to produce strong academic results. We believe very strongly that each person is unique and to be valued. Both the Infant and Junior School were judged to be good by Ofsted in 2018, and they each hold Outstanding Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) judgements. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to take the next step in your leadership career in schools where talented and dedicated staff strive to build on our high standards, with the support of a single federated Governing Body. 

About you
We would like you to apply if: 

  • You will lead, motivate and inspire staff, with a clear vision for the future direction of both schools and the Federation
  • You can effectively lead schools which have a Church of England ethos, with a caring approach
  • You have the highest expectations and aspirations for all our children and staff 
  • You’re skilled at developing teaching and learning, using an imaginative and effective approach
  • You place strong emphasis on professional development
  • You communicate honestly and effectively and lead by example
  • You can balance resources efficiently and effectively in a way that maximises performance and ensures the financial sustainability of the schools
  • You will continue to promote a strong sense of engagement with children and staff, parents, and the village community
  • You will continue to add to the schools’ strengths in developing the character of our pupils through sport and the arts 

What we can offer you 

  • Supportive, hardworking and talented staff
  • Happy pupils who are hungry to learn
  • A committed parent body and active PTA
  • A strong, strategic governing body that will both support you and give you freedom to get on with the job
  • A commitment to continuing professional development, both for you and for all staff
  • An exciting opportunity to further develop the schools and Federation in a schools-led system, including the One School One Site project
  • A chance to be a key part of a vibrant village community 

We strongly encourage you to visit our schools. You can arrange a visit by contacting: Mrs Marilyn Mahoney at admin@robertpiggott.wokingham.sch.uk or by telephone on 0118 940 2414. 

Application forms are available from the Federation’s website at www.robertpiggott.wokingham.sch.uk/staff-vacancies

Completed forms can be sent by email to: Mrs Marilyn Mahoney at admin@robertpiggott.wokingham.sch.uk

Closing date: Thursday 16th May 2019 at 12 noon.
Shortlisting: Thursday 16th May 2019.
Interviews: Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st May 2019. 

Start date: 1st January 2020. 


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 subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, along with other relevant employment checks.

Robert Piggott CE Federation

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Robert Piggott CE Federation
Wargrave
Berkshire
RG10

NOR: Infant 106 – Junior 177

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