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Headteacher - Fulmer Infant School

Location: Fulmer, Slough


With the retirement of the current co-Headteachers at Fulmer Infant School the Governors and staff are now looking forward to welcoming a new Headteacher who can bring their commitment and vision to lead the school from September 2023.

We are looking for a flexible, resilient and creative leader. Someone who is adaptable and truly enthusiastic about education and willing to take the challenge of running a small and inclusive village school.

We welcome applications from experienced Heads, with evidence of achievement and insight in teaching and leadership but also from aspiring Heads looking for their first appointment. Applications from two applicants agreeing to job share are welcome.

Salary Type: Leadership

Salary details: Leadership Pay L8-L11 (£53,880 – £58,017) dependent on experience  

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Closing date: 24th April 2023

Interviews to be held: 2nd May 2023

Fulmer Infant School HT Candidate Application Pack

BC Teaching Application Form

About us

Fulmer Infant School is very much at the heart of the community with strong values - Respect, Be Honest, Be Kind, Achieve - chosen and followed by the children themselves. It is a co-educational infant school for children aged 4-7, taught in three year groups, with 70 children in the whole school.

We are dedicated to giving our children a happy, safe, inclusive environment which challenges discrimination and respects each others’ views and beliefs. 

Our philosophy of education is that every child should access a curriculum which is broad, balanced and fun so that every child is happy and confident for the next stage of their learning.

Our children are given opportunities to flourish academically and their results are consistently higher than Buckinghamshire and National averages. Fulmer Infant School is rated as an outstanding school. Please click here to see our OFSTED report dated November 2014.

About you

These are some of the qualities, skills and attributes we are looking for in a potential candidate:

  • An inspirational leader who will thrive on the challenge of running a small school
  • A person who is committed to the care and development of the pupils and staff so that they achieve their full potential
  • A leader who is open-minded, forward-thinking, a great communicator
  • Someone who will work with our established team to encourage innovation and continue to develop all areas within our school.
  • Someone who is truly enthusiastic about education

We are proud to offer:

  • A welcoming and caring school community supported by a strong and effective Governing Body, local community, parents and staff
  • Vibrant pupils who are eager to learn and proud of their achievements
  • A dedicated and committed staff team
  • A firm commitment to your ongoing professional development and wellbeing

Other information

Visits to the school are warmly welcome.

We would encourage potential candidates to visit the school and the Co-Headteachers, Cathy Hunt and Tracey Dowsing, will be happy to show you around. This can be arranged via the School Secretary, Genevieve Hamilton  telephone number 01753 664243 or via office@fulmer.bucks.sch.uk

Please submit your completed application form by email to Chair of Governors, Gwyneth Langley at gwynethlangley@fulmer.bucks.sch.uk

Fulmer Infant School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. In line with safer recruitment procedures, an enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in a regulated activity relevant to children. All shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a self-disclosure form and return it prior to the interview.