Isle of Wight Council

Wroxall Primary School

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Job SummaryLetter from the Chair of Governors Wroxall Headteacher Information Pack
Headteacher (Ref: 2024_757)

Wroxall Primary School, Castle Road, Wroxall, Isle of Wight, PO38 3DP

From £61 882 (L12) to £71 019 (L18) per annum

Vacancy Reference: 2024_757

Closing Date: 24/03/2024

Start Date: 01/09/2024

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Comprehensive detail about Wroxall Primary School and this exciting opportunity can be found on our Wroxall Headteacher Recruitment Page

Are you a passionate, dynamic and strategic leader who can shape the future development of our school?

This is a very exciting time to be joining Wroxall Primary School. Under the leadership of the current headteacher, the school has moved a long way forward in terms of the curriculum, pupil attainment and wellbeing and behaviour; the time is right for a positive, hardworking and innovative person to play a major role in providing the strategic vision on the next part of our journey.

Together with the enthusiastic and supportive governing body, the children, parents and staff are keen to work with the right candidate to further develop the school as an excellent and vibrant part of community life. Our aim is to provide education of the highest quality where every child is valued and encouraged to reach their full potential.

You will be an innovative leader with vision and energy, who will lead the school and help us achieve our potential and beyond. We will look to you to forge strong links with children, parents, staff, governors, local schools & the wider community.

We are looking for a fantastic individual with an optimistic and approachable nature to continue to foster great relationships, working together to make sure that both children and staff flourish and reach their full potential.

For more information on this role before you apply, visit our Wroxall Headteacher Recruitment Page


This is a two-step application process         

Step 1.)            Complete our online application form
Step 2.)            Send a supporting cover letter of no more than 800 words to

Please note: In your cover letter, include appropriate contact numbers, and let us know if you will be available on the 16th and 17th April to attend interviews.

If you wish to request an informal discussion, or need the recruitment documents in an alternative format, please email

Visits to the school are very welcome, please contact the school’s office by emailing to make an appointment – we look forward to meeting you!  

Completed application forms and covering letter should be returned by noon on the 22nd March 2024.

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with all other required employment checks.

Wroxall Primary School and the Isle of Wight Council recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour PolicyEmployee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council’s Terms & Conditions of employment are available upon request. Please contact our recruitment team via if you would like to receive a copy.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through the Isle of Wight Council Children’s Services directorate.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Closing Date: Sunday 24 March 2024

Interview Date:16 and 17 April 2024

Start date: We are hoping the successful applicant will start with us at the beginning of September 2024