Headteacher

required for our Britwell Campus

Leadership scale: L25-L31: £73,223 - £84,637pa
Full time (52 weeks per annum) - Permanent
Closing date: noon, Monday 23 September 2019
Required for January 2020 or April 2020


Are you an ambitious and creative practitioner who has values, community and innovation close to your heart?
Then we are your next step…

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

The Executive Headteacher is looking for an outstanding educational professional to join him at an exceptional time of growth and expansion, and to work in partnership with him, as Headteacher, to lead the Britwell Campus.

At Claycots, we believe that the key to a successful school is a great culture and we are looking for a dynamic, innovative and proactive leader to build and develop our ethos inside and outside of the classroom securing high levels of buy-in from all stakeholders.

The Headteacher will be responsible for the leadership and management, safeguarding and standards, and have an oversight of the school campus.
Working together with the Executive Headteacher, the Headteacher of this four-form entry school will provide a consistent framework for all Claycots’ children focusing on raising standards and promoting a strong learning environment where all children and teachers are passionate about learning and creativity.

The objectives for this post will be to:

  • lead and operationally manage the Britwell Campus.
  • play a central role within our Senior Core Team, working in partnership with senior colleagues to strategically lead the school establishing and maintaining high levels of accountability.
  • promote ambitious expectations for standards, achievement and curriculum enrichment for all children.
  • develop strong relationships with the Britwell and Slough communities.

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

We encourage prospective candidates to visit the school. Please contact Mrs Jo Evans, Executive Business Manager, j.evans@claycots.slough.sch.uk or 01753 521215 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 the weeks commencing 9th and 16th September 2019.

A downloadable application form is available on our school website: www.claycots.com/160/vacancies 

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

Closing date: Noon, Monday 23 September 2019.
Interviews: 3/4 October 2019.


Applicants will be required to demonstrate their commitment to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in line with Claycots’s policies and procedures. A satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this role. The school will request references before interview.

Claycots School Partnership (Britwell Campus)

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Claycots School Partnership (Britwell Campus)
Britwell Campus
Monksfield Way
Slough
Berkshire
SL2 1QX

The largest primary school in Slough with more than 1800 pupils currently on roll (September 2018) across two campuses: Town Hall (based in the centre of Slough) and Britwell (based in the north of Slough).

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