Headteacher

Full time. Permanent. Salary Range: (Group 3) £60,755–£69,673.
Required from September 2020.
Closing date: noon, Friday 24 January 2020. 


We are seeking an exceptional leader for our two schools.

About us
The Infant and Junior Schools are thriving schools with a Church of England ethos; both schools are in the village of Wargrave, Berkshire. Our schools are inclusive, with an emphasis on each child’s individual abilities to produce strong academic results.

Both the Infant and Junior School were inspected in 2018 and 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. We would consider applications from experienced leaders seeking their first Headship as well as those with direct experience of being a Headteacher. 

About you 

We would like you to apply if:

  • Have excellent teaching skills and the ability to coach and motivate others to develop consistently outstanding teaching and learning
  • Be committed to providing creative and inspiring learning experiences for all pupils and have a proven track record of achieving excellent pupil progress 
  • You will lead, motivate and inspire staff, with a clear vision for the future direction of both schools
  • You can effectively lead schools which have a Church of England ethos 
  • You have the highest expectations and aspirations for all our children and staff 
  • You communicate honestly and effectively and lead by example
  • You can manage the resources to 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 develop 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 support you in delivering the School Development Plan.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development, both for you and for all staff
  • An exciting opportunity to further develop the schools 
  • 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: 0118 940 2414. 

If you would like to have an initial conversation about the role, you can contact the Chair of the Governing Body at chair@robertpiggott.wokingham.sch.uk

Application forms are available from the schools’ website at http://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: Friday 24th January 2020 at 12 noon.
Shortlisting: w/c 27th January.
Interviews: Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th February 2020 

Start date: 1st September 2020

Robert Piggott Infant and Junior CoE Schools
Wargrave, Berkshire.
T: 0118 940 2414
Email: admin@robertpiggott.wokingham.sch.uk
Web: www.robertpiggott.wokingham.sch.uk  


This school is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check along with other relevant employment checks.

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Wargrave
Berkshire
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NOR: Infant 106 – Junior 177

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