Richmond Road, Gillingham, Kent ME7 1LS

01634 334344

Burnt Oak Primary School



Burnt Oak Primary School

Richmond Road


Kent ME7 1LS

Phone: 01634 334344

Fax: 01634 336689


“Enjoy, Achieve, Succeed”






Grade: Leadership Scale 18 - 24

Hours: Full time


We are seeking to recruit a dedicated and highly motivated Headteacher who is responsible for a climate of aspiration for pupil progress, well-being, and academic achievements; ensuring a high quality of education to allow all pupils to fulfil their potential to become successful lifelong learners.


Ofsted (May 2022) judged the school as providing a GOOD quality of education and  with an overall effectiveness judgement of the same.

“Pupils are happy at school and enjoy their learning. Leaders ensure everyone is included. The school is a caring community.” (Ofsted May 2022)


Burnt Oak Primary School is a vibrant and welcoming school situated in lower Gillingham. We are a two-form entry school with a Nursery.  The school is well resourced and has excellent ICT facilities. We have motivated and happy pupils who are eager to learn. 


We are looking for a leader who:

  • Is committed to a child centred approach to education and strives to realise the potential of every child.
  • Drives the quality of education building and strengthening the school’s achievements for the community it serves.
  • Is a strong leader, passionate about ensuring teachers and the wider staff have consistent high expectations for children’s achievement.
  • Promotes a vision and ethos of the school towards an outstanding provision.
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills to lead and empower a team within the school accountable to the local community which they serve.


What we can offer: 

  • A warm and supportive welcome.
  • A friendly and enthusiastic staff team committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for all.
  • Professional development.

Visits to the school to meet pupils and staff are expected.   


For further details and to arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01634 334344. 


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children; therefore any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Start Date: September 2023


Closing Date: 4pm 27th January 2023


Interview: week commencing 20th February 2023


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 Head Teacher PERSON SPEC revised 16th Dec 22.pdfDownload
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