Head of School

Salary: Leadership Scale 16 – 20 £61,166 - £67,364
Full time/Permanent
Required for: September 2022
Number on roll: 480 plus nursery

Do you want to work in a forward thinking and aspirational multi academy trust that places learning at the heart of everything it does?

The Keys Academy Trust is a local, primary specialist multi-academy trust comprising nine local primary schools.

The Board of Trustees and Local Governing Body are looking to appoint a highly effective and dedicated professional to lead Earley St Peter’s as Head of School from September 2022. Earley St Peter’s Church of England Primary School is a popular and vibrant school within the Diocese of Oxford. With 480 pupils on roll and its own nursery it was the first school to join The Keys Academy Trust in July 2017.

First and foremost, Trustees are looking for an excellent practitioner who is able to lead and inspire our pupils and staff and continue to promote our school as a centre of both academic and pastoral excellence at the heart of the community we serve. This post is a really exciting opportunity for someone who wishes to develop their leadership skills within a very strong and supportive network.

Working closely with the Executive Head Teacher, you will be responsible for the strategic direction and day to day running of the school. You will have proven experience of Senior Leadership and be looking for the next step in your career, with the support and guidance of an experienced Executive Head Teacher. As part of The Keys Academy Trust, you will work with an innovative, exciting group of leaders who put our Trust values at the heart of everything we do. We have a Director of Learning within the Trust who will support curriculum development, assessment and developing the quality of teaching and learning within your staff team.

Visits are welcomed and arranged by calling Jodie Page, CEO’s PA on 0118 324 7265.  You can also request an application pack by emailing

The Keys Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children so you will need to take a disclosure and barring check. We are committed to promoting Equal Opportunities and therefore only applications submitted on The Keys Academy Trust application form will be considered.  We do not accept CV only applications.

Please submit your completed application form to

Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd November 2021 at 12 noon
Interviews: Monday 8th November 2021