Bugbrooke Community Primary School


We currently have 1 vacancy.


Are you a truly inspiring leader and team player with the breadth of experience and the commercial acumen to foster the continued development of a very special school? Are you a campaigner for every child who will balance their needs with the needs of your teaching staff and management team?

Will you encourage positive rigour to drive academic improvement and do you have the vision and experience to create the conditions needed to elevate a school with solid foundations onto the next level?

If this sounds like you and you are ready for the next chapter in the book of leadership then we would especially like to hear from you.

Due to unforeseen circumstances Bugbrooke Community Primary School is now searching for a new Headteacher to continue the path towards excellence.

With an inspiring set of values, a united vision and a solid strategic plan, our new Headteacher must continue to build momentum in the critical areas of: learning across the whole school by sponsoring good and outstanding teaching; foster teacher empowerment and be able to effectively analyse data to identify gaps in performance; lead and encourage proactive financial management with strong commercial acumen and collaborate with the board of governors to ensure that the needs of the school are being addressed.

Our new Headteacher will be an outstanding team player and people manager with demonstrable evidence of previous leadership effectiveness and success. They will have outstanding interpersonal skills and a proven ability to manage change and drive results and achievement.

The mandate of Headteacher continues to challenge even the most experienced of leaders and we are looking for an individual who will rise beyond the challenge, uniting the children, the teaching staff and management team and, along with the wider community, ensure that Bugbrooke Community Primary School can realise its potential.

NPQH is desirable but not a prerequisite of this leadership role.

Remuneration Scale:

This is a Group 2 school and the salary offered will be within the range of L15-21


Bugbrooke Primary School is located in the heart of the village. We welcome a diverse mix of children from the surrounding areas. One of the first things visitors notice about our friendly, inclusive school is the sense of team work and community spirit. We enjoy a strong partnership with parents and together with passionate teachers, our well-behaved children have a love of learning. 

We are continually striving for improvement and to achieve this we ensure our school provides a supportive, nurturing environment where pupils and teachers alike embody our motto 'to be the best we can be'. 

We have a dynamic culture where our teaching and support staff are motivated to make a difference to our school. Our purpose is to inspire confident, independent and inquisitive children. We believe all our children have a right to an education that helps them grow and develop to their fullest, being active participants in their own education. Consequently, we encourage our staff to put our children at the centre of everything we do; the children's ideas, preferences, learning styles, and interests are considered to ensure they have the opportunity everyday 'to be the best they can be". 

Bugbrooke Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and safer recruitment practice, and expects all its staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants and references will be requested for short-listed applicants prior to interview and will form part of the interview process.  The successful applicant will also be expected to undertake a medical questionnaire.