Head Teacher

Location: Chieveley, West Berkshire.
Number on roll: 204.
Salary range: £50,151 - £60,895.
Start date: September 2021. Contract type: Full-time, Permanent.
Closing date: Friday 15 January 2021.


We’re on the hunt for a passionate Head Teacher, with real spark and vision, to take our rural community school to the next level of development.

Our Mission Statement is ‘Future focussed in a creative and nurturing environment’.

Chieveley Primary School is full of happy, confident, independent young people who we encourage to work hard and believe they can achieve anything they want to be. We give every child multiple performance opportunities and promote their whole being, not just their Maths and English scores.

We’re looking for a dynamic and forward thinking leader who has a real love of outdoor learning, to lead our talented team of teachers and support staff to ensure our children achieve or exceed expectations in all their areas of learning.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have strong leadership and management experience within a primary school setting.
  • Have the ability to develop a broad and diverse curriculum that encourages a real love for learning.
  • Be passionate about supporting a range of children including those who have additional needs through to those working at greater depth. 

What can Chieveley Primary School offer you?

  • Chieveley is in a beautiful rural village in West Berkshire with fantastic road transport links (A34 and M4) 
  • We were judged as continuing to be ‘Good’ by Ofsted in July 2019
  • Even with the current pressures we have sound financial management in place and a healthy positive budget
  • We have active and varied sports curriculum with a large sports field
  • We have a huge and varied outdoor space including woodland areas for teaching and learning
  • We have a vibrant and supportive PTA

If you are interested in joining our team we would love to hear from you. 

We will do our very best to make arrangements for you to visit the school in a Covid-safe way if you would like to.

Closing date for applications: Friday 15th January 2021.
Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd February 2021.

Contact details for application pack: finance@chieveleyschool.co.uk


Chieveley Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a range of pre-employment checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Chieveley Primary School

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Chieveley Primary School
School Road
Chieveley
Newbury
Berkshire
RG20 8TY

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