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Deputy Headteacher required

From September 2021

Leadership Scale 8-12   £50,151 – £55,338

An exceptional rural, village school in Oxfordshire for children aged 3-11

Tucked away off the corner of the village green, Kingham Primary School looks out over woods and open fields in the countryside of the Cotswolds.

This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with a talented staff team and an experienced, visionary head to take our school to the next level. We are looking for a Deputy Head who can motivate, inspire and challenge our team to provide the highest standards of teaching to our children.

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • An excellent teacher and role model with experience of curriculum development
  • A considerate team player who puts children at the heart of all decisions
  • A leader with experience of positively impacting on whole school pupil progress
  • A highly organised professional with excellent interpersonal skills
  • A supportive mentor with an interest in co-ordinating support for those students with special educational needs
  • A confident user of ICT with successful experience of using data and assessment to maximise outcomes.

This position would suit an experienced Deputy Head or an aspiring Deputy with the requisite skills and with successful experience with a  ‘whole school’ responsibility.

Kingham Primary is a popular, forward-thinking school with a caring ethos and a dedicated, friendly team. We have a beautiful environment with hard-working, enthusiastic, and well-behaved pupils. Kingham Primary is keen to continue and enhance your professional development.

Application Form can be downloaded here

School information and an application pack can be downloaded here

If you would like to visit the school or you require further information, please call the Headteacher, Nicholas Prockter, on 01608 658366. Early applications are encouraged. Please email completed applications to by the closing date below.

Visits are welcomed and strongly encouraged. You can also watch a video tour here:

Closing date: Friday 7 May 3pm

Kingham Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and satisfactory reference checks. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by consistently robust processes and checks.