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  • Location: Chiltern & South Bucks 
  • Ref: FS11903 
  • Closing date: 17th March 2020 
  • Contract type: Permanent 
  • Working hours: Full Time 
  • Salary: See advert for detail



Butlers Court School is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and inspiring leader to work with Governors, Staff, Students and Parents to encourage ambitious achievement and enable every child to discover and reach their full potential.

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Salary: L18-24 (£63562- £73446)

Closing date: Tuesday 17th March 2020

Start date: 1st January 2021



Butlers Court School is a popular two form entry Primary School in Beaconsfield. We pride ourselves in having high expectations of all children and creating a caring respectful environment for both staff and children. We are proud of the rich and varied curriculum it offers where children have the widest opportunities for success, and staff the freedom to inject their ideas and creativity.


Butlers Court is an exciting place to learn where:


  • Every child achieves the highest possible standards of learning and behaviour so that all reach their full potential


  • Every child develops a respectful and caring attitude towards others and the world around them.


  • Every child builds the skills and confidence to make positive choices about their physical and emotional well-being.


  • Every child embraces a love of learning and the ability to be adaptable in an ever changing world.




Butlers Court School is a community where a love of learning permeates the staff and children, ensuring that our children learn in an environment that encourages success and celebrates achievement. You will work closely with the governing body to ensure the school continues to move forward, implementing effective strategies to improve our already thriving school.


This is an exciting opportunity to really make a difference and lead the school into the next exciting phase of its development. We are looking for a leader who can inspire and motivate staff and students, and build upon the great work that has already been done.


In return, we offer:

  • Excellent opportunities for professional development
  • Welcoming and supportive staff
  • Enthusiastic and responsive children
  • Supportive parents

Please see information pack attached for further details




You will have the ambition to drive the school forward and motivate students to achieve their full potential. You will be an outstanding communicator with excellent interpersonal skills to build productive relationships with our children, their parents and carers, the staff, governors and the wider community.

Previous leadership experience is essential, you will have experience of effectively managing a team of staff and developing successful performance.


Please see the information pack attached for further details




Applicants are warmly welcome to visit our school and guided tours will take place week commencing 2nd and 9th March. To arrange a visit please contact Vanessa Fowler on 01494 673538 or headspa@butlerscourt.bucks.sch.uk 


Closing date for applications is 1pm on Tuesday 17th March 2020. Completed application forms should be sent to headspa@butlerscourt.bucks.sch.uk 


Shortlisting will take place on Thursday 19th March 2020.


Interviews will take place on Friday 27th/Monday 30th March 2020. References will be obtained prior to interview, and one reference must be from the Governor/Headteacher of your current school.


Butlers Court School is committed to inclusivity for all and as such welcome applications from all backgrounds. In line with safer recruitment an enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.