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Cutteslowe Primary School - -318 days remaining
Closing Date 26/01/2018
Wren Road, , Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7SX
L13 L17 (£52,930 - £58,930)
NOR: 420

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Cutteslowe Primary School (Oxford)


L13 – L17 (£52,930 - £58,930)

from 1st April or 1st September 2018

Are you currently a Deputy/Assistant Headteacher, a Headteacher of a small school or an experienced senior leader who is looking for their next exciting leadership challenge? Cutteslowe Primary School need an exceptional Head of School with a clear vision and a passion for working with children within primary education. The successful candidate will provide leadership of learning, manage the day-to-day operation of the school and, with the Executive Headteacher, play a major role in our strategic development. 

Do you have a proven track record of working effectively with children? Can you motivate and support children to learn? Can you inspire and lead a team to provide an excellent education? If so, we can offer the right candidate enthusiastic children and staff, newly refurbished and extended school buildings with extensive outdoor spaces and committed Cutteslowe School Friends and Governors. The successful candidate will also benefit from a professional development package which includes access to a professional leadership coach.  

Cutteslowe Primary School also works in partnership with Oxford City Council. On being recruited to the role of Head of School, candidates will be able to apply for an equity loan of up to £75,000 to buy a property on the open market. Further information is included in the application pack.


The school is part of the growing River Learning Trust. We have a particularly strong partnership with Wolvercote Primary School which is also led by our Executive Headteacher. The River Learning Trust can offer candidates exceptional opportunities for professional and personal development. We pride ourselves on supporting staff to be highly successful, recognising that success comes in a wide variety of ways, creating a culture of continual improvement where we look to provide the best possible educational experience for all our children. We currently have a number of support staff and teachers who are gaining additional qualifications.To find out more about our Trust visit http://www.riverlearningtrust.org/recruitment/  

To find out more about this role and the school, please visit our website http://www.cutteslowe.oxon.sch.uk/current-vacancies/ 

To arrange a visit to the school please contact Lynn Matthews on 01865 558944


Application forms should be  posted to Nicky Ward (Business Manager) or emailed to nicky.ward@cutteslowe.oxon.sch.uk


Closing Date:     12 Noon on Friday 26th January 2018


Interview Date: Monday 5th February 2018


The River Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.


The River Learning Trust (RLT) is a multi-­academy trust responsible for a number of schools and a school centred initial teacher training provider within Oxfordshire. The schools and SCITT are united by their commitment to the principles of the trust and a common belief in the benefits of everything that is gained by working together.

  •  Commitment to Excellence; striving for the best educational experience 
  •  Everyone Learning; creating and taking opportunities that enhance lives
  •  Respectful Relationships; acting with care, integrity, and fairness in all we do