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Haydon Wick Primary, The Brow, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN25 1HT
Haydon Wick Primary School
Full Time
6th February 2023
Start Date
1st September 2023
20th February 2023 12:05 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
HAY Principal Feb 23
Start date
1st September 2023
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1307414

Please note that applications will be reviewed as received and should a suitable candidate be identified, we may close the vacancy early. Therefore, early application is encouraged. 

Vacancy Details 

Based in North Swindon, Haydon Wick Primary School is a warm, friendly, thriving school dedicated to providing outstanding opportunities for our children aged 4-11, ensuring they are supported and challenged within a caring environment. We are proud of our school and think it is a special place for our pupils to learn. 

We couldn’t do what we do without an amazing team of teachers, support staff and senior leaders, and right now we are looking for an exceptional, inspirational, resilient and supportive leader to be our new School Principal. This is an amazing opportunity for an ambitious leader looking to extend their experience of leading a school in a challenging but highly rewarding environment. As our Principal, you will be committed to the highest standards of teaching and learning, to ensure our school continues to flourish in its school improvement journey, and every child achieves their full potential. 

If you are looking for your next step as a school leader and would relish the opportunity to join our Multi-Academy Trust, then we want to hear from you. Come and join us on this exciting journey to raise standards and ensure the very best for our school, children and their families. 

All About You 

Do you have what it takes to join us? We would like our new School Principal to be: 

  • A proven, outstanding teacher and leader, able to provide professional leadership and management that reflects the vision and values of the school. 
  • Experienced in teaching throughout the Primary age range. 
  • Creative, inspirational and able to promote the highest quality of teaching and learning, modelling best practice. 
  • Committed to working in collaboration with The White Horse Federation. 

Why Work for us? 

We think you will love working with us and here are some of the reasons why: 

  • We are a welcoming and supportive school with strong values and a caring ethos. 
  • Our staff are a hardworking team dedicated to helping children succeed. 
  • Our children are engaged and eager to learn. 
  • We have a supportive leadership team and wider school community. 
  • As part of The White Horse Federation multi-academy trust, we benefit from their support, encouragement, shared resources and outstanding CPD opportunities. 

Why not come and see for yourself? We would love to welcome you to our school and show you around so that you can better understand our school environment. Please get in touch with the school office to arrange. 

The White Horse Federation is a large Multi-Academy Trust in South West and South East England, committed to providing the very best education for our students. We believe in empowering our staff to be the very best they can be, and that is why you will find a wide range of professional development opportunities available to you when you join us. 


We believe in valuing our staff, and one of the ways we can do that is by offering a range of benefits to our staff: 

  • Car Purchase Scheme  
  • Discounted Gym Membership 
  • Reward Gateway Discounts 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Employee Assistance Programme  
  • Excellent Pension Scheme 

Ready to Apply? 

We hope we have done enough to give you a flavour of what it is like to work here. If you would like come and join us, then please apply today – we are looking forward to hearing from you. 


Safeguarding Statement:

The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this role, you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before an appointment is confirmed. Please note that references will be sought on shortlisted candidates before the interview.

The White Horse Federation values uniqueness and recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce. We value the contributions of all staff from a wide range of backgrounds and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. At The White Horse Federation, we believe that everyone should be treated with fairness and respect and share a commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at all of our schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and operate a fair recruitment process, free from discrimination against the protected characteristics, in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Haydon Wick Primary School

Haydon Wick Primary School

Part of The White Horse Federation

The White Horse Federation