Waterside Primary Academy

Primary Headteacher, Chesham

Location: Chesham HP5 1QU

Salary: Salary L11-18 London Fringe (£52,335 - £61,860 pa) Up to L21 (£66,496 pa) for a candidate with Headship experience

Working Pattern: Required for September 2019Full time • Permanent

Closing date: 21 January 2019


Are you a deputy headteacher seeking a first headship within a structure of support and professional development?

Or an experienced headteacher seeking a fresh challenge?

Waterside Primary Academy is a single form entry primary school within White Hill Schools Trust. Situated in Chesham, it is a happy, warm and friendly school which takes children from the age of 3 – 11.

If you have the:
• vision, and enthusiasm to lead the school in its journey to good and beyond
• skills to inspire and promote the highest quality teaching and a passion for excellence
• commitment to work in close partnership with staff, governors, parents and the Trust
• energy to develop collaboration with other schools and the wider community

…we want to hear from you.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a growing multi-academy trust and with wonderful children and hard-working staff.

The Trust employs a Primary Consultant who will work with the successful candidate to ensure effective induction into the role. On-going support will be tailored to the experience of the post-holder, and provides an excellent opportunity for an existing deputy head or other senior leader to move into their first headship.

For an application pack, please see linked documents.

Completed applications should be emailed to

Closing date for applications: Midday, Monday 21st January 2019
Interviews: Friday 25th January 2019

White Hill Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Waterside Primary Academy
Blackhorse Avenue, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 1QU
Tel: 01494 786608 • Fax: 01494 773287
Headteacher: Miss Nawaz