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Headteacher - Full-time

Burnt Oak Primary, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-3760-30L
  • Posted:08/07/2022
  • Pay:Leadership Scale 18 - 24
  • Start Date:01st January 2023
  • App Close Date:15/09/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:27th & 28th September 2022


We are seeking to recruit a dedicated and highly motivated Headteacher who is responsible for a climate of aspiration for pupil progress, well-being and academic achievements; ensuring a high quality of education in order to allow all pupils to fulfil their potential to become successful lifelong learners.


We are looking for someone who:

  • is committed to a child centred approach to education, and strives to realise the potential of every child, whatever their abilities.
  • can continue the excellent leadership of the school in order to build and further strengthen the school’s achievements. 
  • is a strong leader, who is passionate about ensuring teachers and the wider staff have consistent high expectations of children’s attainment and behaviour.
  • is capable of sharing and further developing the vision and ethos of the school to lead the school to develop an outstanding
  • has excellent management skills, whilst leading and empowering others.

Information about the school

“Burnt Oak Primary School believes that their school can make a difference to the pupils within it.” (IQM Assessor)

Would you like to be a part of this dynamic team which makes a true difference to our pupils’ lives?

Burnt Oak Primary School is a vibrant and welcoming school situated in lower Gillingham. We are a two-form entry school with a Nursery. The school is well resourced and has excellent ICT facilities. We have motivated and happy pupils who are eager to learn.

Through the dedication of our amazing staff, Burnt Oak Primary School succeeds in providing a learning environment where all pupils and staff, are helped to succeed. It is this dedication which led to the school achieving and retaining both the Inclusion Quality Mark and Centre of Excellence since 2017 and becoming a Flagship School in 2020.

Burnt Oak Primary School prides itself on its highly creative curriculum and the extensive extra-curricular activities which it offers pupils. Teachers are encouraged to be innovative and to engage pupils through exciting learning opportunities. Testament to the high quality of this curriculum are our recent Gold Sports Games and Best Literacy Innovation Awards.

We were most recently inspected by Ofsted in May 2022 where we received GOOD in all categories.


Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 578 670


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.