Chief Executive/Executive Headteacher, Essex

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Woodville Primary SchoolEssex

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £55,600 - 66,017 plus the potential for a CEO allowance for the right candidate
Contract term: Permanent

We’re looking for an ambitious leader to shape and lead our primary school of 420 pupils. Our school is vibrant and successful with a motivated staff team and governing body.

Woodville Primary School is a member of Fenwood Academy Trust, and your role will be to lead the strategic direction of this Multi Academy Trust while ensuring our school’s academic performance and development is maintained. We want someone who can build on what has been achieved so far and expand the portfolio of schools within the Trust.

The new Executive Headteacher, reporting directly to the Trust Board, will lead the delivery of the Trust's strategic priorities, placing students at the centre of everything we do.

As Executive Headteacher, you will promote a relentless focus on the quality of education and delivery of a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum that meets the needs of children and young people and produces positive outcomes.

This is your chance to join a Trust that is ready to develop and be shaped by a motivated leader. So, if you are a forward-thinking leader, with business acumen, energy and passion to change lives, this could be an excellent opportunity for you.

To arrange a visit to the school please contact Dawn Fewtrell, Business Manager, on 01245 321755.

An application pack can be downloaded from Alternatively please contact Liz Whitelock, Schools Recruitment Team, EES for Schools, Essex County Council on Tel: 033301 39835 or email:

Closing Date: 5th March 2018 at Noon

Shortlisting: 6th March 2018
Interview Dates: 14th and 15th March 2018

The FennWood Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

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More about Woodville Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Brent Avenue, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 5SE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1245 321755
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