Headteacher Gloucestershire. Permanent. Group 6 L29 to L35

The Governors of Barnwood Park are looking for an exceptional Headteacher with vision, drive, energy and proven leadership skills to build upon our school's success.

Barnwood Park continues to be a school ‘on the up’. It is a very popular, over-subscribed 11 to 16 Local Authority maintained foundation school serving the eastern edge of Gloucester. Formerly a smaller than average girls’ comprehensive school, we currently have 762 NOR and are expanding to 900 NOR; we will be fully co-educational by 2022. We are proud of our school’s commitment to high standards for all our students, its inclusive ethos, its happy, secure learning environment and its broad range of extra-curricular activities.

Job details
Employer:Barnwood Park School
Location: Gloucester
Salary: Group 6 L29 to L35
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing date: 27 January 2020 at 9:00 am
Interview Dates:26, 27 & 28 February 2020
Job starts: 01 September 2020

The Application Process
All applicants are strongly advised to read the Headteacher Application pack which includes the Job Description and Person Specification and tailor their application to these requirements.

These informal visits can be arranged for the week of 13 -17 January by contacting the Headteacher’s PA Vicki Quinn, vquinn@barnwood-park.gloucs.sch.uk Telephone: 01452 530389 to arrange a time.

For further information please visit the school website vacancies page:

All applicants should submit the following 2 documents via email, marked:
For the attention of Rosie Goodwin at headship@epm.co.uk
(Rosie can also be contacted at EPM on Tel: 01480 423 436).

The closing date is 27 January 2020 at 09:00 am

1. Completed Application Form
Application forms can also be downloaded from: www.barnwood-park.gloucs.sch.uk/contact-us/vacancies

2. Formal Letter of Application
A formal letter of application should also be submitted. This should be no more than three sides of A4 (size 10 – 12 font).
Please explain why you are applying for the position and how your experience, personal qualities and skills help to make you a suitable candidate. It is essential that you provide us with details that demonstrate how you meet the criteria on the Person Specification. You must meet all the essential criteria on the Person Specification as a minimum.
We will use this to help us decide whether to invite you to interview.

Shortlisting: 30 January 2020
Candidates will be called to interview based on their fit to the Person Specification as laid out in their application.
Candidates will be notified if they are being invited to interview on 31 January 2020
References will be sought from 4 February 2020 with a deadline of 18 February 2020
Interviews: 26, 27 & 28 February 2020: To be held at the school.

Barnwood Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its staff to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to a successful Enhanced DBS check

School website: http://barnwood-park.gloucs.sch.uk

Staff category
Closing date
Monday 27 January 2020
School name
Barnwood Park School
Mrs S Tufnell
DfE school no.
St Lawrence Road Barnwood Gloucester Glos
01452 530389
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