Heathwood Lower School

Heathwood Lower School
                                                                    School Vacancies

Full-time Headteacher (Starting September 2023 or sooner)

Salary Scale L8 – L21 dependent on experience

The Governors are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who can continue to

inspire both staff and pupils to achieve their full potential in line with our vision statement.

In December 2017, OFSTED rated the school as Good in all areas and said that ‘’Heathwood is an inclusive school that underpins all aspects of school life’’. The Governing Body is looking for someone with the vision, energy and commitment who will build on our strengths, champion a wonderful learning environment for all, and look ahead to the future.


We are looking for someone with:-

  • Commitment to the development of every child and member of staff to enable them

  • to achieve their full potential

  • Strong leadership skills that can inspire pupils, staff and parents

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to enhance our evolving school with a fresh, dynamic vision

  • The enthusiasm and energy to take the school forward towards that vision

  • Experience of a Headship/Deputy Headship.

  • Experience of working with children with a wide range of educational needs


We offer:-

  • An inclusive school – with caring family ethos

  • Dedicated, conscientious and skilled staff

  • Enthusiastic pupils who are willing to learn and achieve

  • Good links with the local community

  • A supportive Governing Body

  • A sound financial position.


We are proud of our school and visits are warmly welcomed.

 The Headteacher Application Pack can be obtained by calling Sue Wilkins on 01525 377096 or emailing



Closing date for applications: 11.59pm 11th April 2023

An assessment day, with Interviews, will be held at the school on: w/c 25th April 2023


Heathwood Lower School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of

children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

The appointment is subject to the receipt of good references and an enhanced DBS check.


Governor Vacancy

Do you want to make a difference in your local community? Do you work well in a team and enjoy responsibility? Do you believe that all children should achieve their potential and enjoy a rich curriculum with exciting learning opportunities?

No school or educational experience is needed. We are a very welcoming team and you would get lots of support and a full induction for this very rewarding role.


We have vacancies for Co-Opted and Local Authority Governors with particular experience in Finance or Early Years.


If you are interested in any of these roles, please contact the school at office@heathwood.beds.sch.uk

If you would like an informal chat with one of our Governors, the school office will happily arrange this for you.