Headteacher

Full Time permanent post. Salary range: L10–16 (£51,310–£59,516).
Start date: September 2020.
Closing date: 9am, Monday, 30 March 2020.


‘Going The Extra Mile’ 

We are a small (NOR:74) Church of England (VC) Federated Primary School with excellent indoor and outdoor facilities in West Berkshire. Within our caring environment we all strive to ensure our pupils fulfil their potential. We welcome children of all abilities and have strong community links. We were judged as GOOD by Ofsted in 2017 and by SIAMS in 2016. Our new Headteacher will lead a hard-working team committed to every pupil’s wellbeing and academic excellence. You will lead by example.

Due to retirement we are looking for a Headteacher who:

  • is forward thinking, imaginative and visionary 
  • demonstrates strong and fair leadership skills with clear vision and direction (as a current Headteacher or part of a Senior Leadership Team)
  • is approachable to all 
  • will be passionate and creative about teaching and learning and believes in the potential of all 
  • has proven leadership, management, communication and interpersonal skills to promote effective teamwork
  • demonstrates and promotes excellence, equality and high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • has a proven track record of raising attainment and is passionate about developing the potential of every child
  • Ideally has some experience of rural schools

We offer you:

  • an exciting and challenging opportunity to lead and further develop our successful school
  • a very supportive team of colleagues and governors
  • engaged, lively, creative learners who are hardworking, caring and proud to attend their school
  • a positive, friendly and fun working environment
  • strong commitment to professional development at all levels across the schools
  • an opportunity to work in a federated environment and all the benefits that offers

We strongly advise that prospective candidates visit the schools.

To arrange a visit please telephone the school on 01488 648657 or email at CtoGovernors@csf.w-berks.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday, 30th March 2020 at 9.00 a.m.
Interview date: Tuesday, 21st April 2020.

You can apply for this post and obtain the information pack via: www.csfschools.org or https://tinyurl.com/vo5lg8l or by email to CtoGovernors@csf.w-berks.sch.uk.

Chaddleworth St Andrews and Shefford C of E Federated Primary Schools
School Hill, Chaddleworth, Berkshire RG20 7DT
Wantage Road, Great Shefford, Berkshire RG17 7DB


Our Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check along with other relevant employment checks. We are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity in all aspects of our activities as an employer and education provider.

Chaddleworth St Andrews and Shefford C of E Federated Primary Schools

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Chaddleworth St Andrews and Shefford C of E Federated Primary Schools
Blakeney Fields
Wantage Road
Great Shefford
Berkshire
RG17 7DB

'Going the Extra Mile'

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