Headteacher, Canvey Island

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Cornelius Vermuyden SchoolCanvey Island

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Start date: 1 January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 6 (starting salary negotiable)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Governors are seeking to appoint an exceptional Headteacher to lead our successful 11-16 Academy, following the retirement of the current Headteacher. The successful candidate will share our vision ‘to provide a quality education within a supportive, caring and disciplined environment to students of all abilities and to work with and for the local community.’

Cornelius Vermuyden School is a single academy trust, rated Good by Ofsted, serving the whole of Canvey Island, located in South East Essex. This is an exciting opportunity to lead an oversubscribed, purpose built school with state of the art facilities, which include an Immersive Room, Superlab, Amphitheatre and an Hypothesis Room, all located in 38 acres of land. Cornelius Vermuyden School has been over-subscribed for a number of years. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. 

We are interested in an application from you if you are passionate about teaching and learning, can motivate and inspire others and demonstrate challenge and empathy, develop relationships with children and move our school to the next level.

For further details and an application pack please: 

Please apply using the accompanying application form or the application form on the school’s website under Key Materials in the vacancy section under Staff Information. Please send your completed application to Adele Beckman, either by email or by post to the school’s address.

CVs alone will not be accepted. CVs sent via a recruitment agency will not be considered.

The Governors would be pleased if the successful candidate could be present and address the School’s Open Day on Saturday 29 September 2018.

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More about Cornelius Vermuyden School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dinant Avenue, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 9QS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1268 685011
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Cornelius Vermuyden is a vibrant and distinctive learning community in which all students receive the support, challenge and encouragement that they need to become successful, confident and mature young people who are well-prepared for life beyond sc...