Headteacher, Brentwood, Essex

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St Martin's SchoolBrentwood, Essex

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L37-L43, £100,561 pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Required September 2020

Salary:  Group 8 school within the range L37 – L43

Starting salary £100,561

Contract term:  Permanent, Full Time

Due to retirement of the current post holder, we are seeking to appoint an exceptional leader for this successful school situated in Hutton, Brentwood with excellent facilities, and close to London. 

As our next Headteacher, you will improve on St Martin’s already exceptional culture of achievement and community, providing inspiration leadership and direction essential to delivering a quality educational offer for our students, whilst driving the progress essential to their academic and personal development.  

St Martin’s is a unique school, led and supported by focused, passionate people who aspire to create a learning environment where students are engaged, keen and eager to learn.  With a sharp focus on the quality of teaching and learning to engage and encourage students at every level of ability, we aim to nurture and inspire enthusiastic and inquisitive individuals. 

Progress at St Martin’s over the past few years has been good.  The school has a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating;  trustees would like the new Headteacher to aspire to outstanding. 

But St Martin’s is not just about results.  We believe that everyone can achieve. We value diversity and want every student to realise their potential - and to recognise that their potential has no limit.  We ensure that their experience at school is broad, exciting and challenging to prepare them for their futures. 

We are looking for a flexible, committed Headteacher to share their ambition and strategic vision to improve the progress already achieved.  

If you would like to speak to us informally about this post, please contact Mike O’Sullivan, CEO, via Lisa Knight, HR Officer, on 01277 238348. Also contact Lisa if you would like a tour of the school.

To Apply

An Application Form and Candidate Information Pack are downloadable below or from the St Martin’s School website                                                         

As part of the application process we request that applicants submit a covering letter describing (no more than 1½ pages) why they are applying for this post.

Completed application forms and covering letters should be emailed to Mrs L Knight, HR Officer:  lknight@st-martins.essex.sch.uk

Closing date for applications:  25 November 2019 by 3pm

Shortlisting will take place: 25 November 2019

Interviews will be held:  3 and 4 December 2019

Brentwood Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory “Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check.

More about St Martin's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hanging Hill Lane, Hutton, Brentwood, Essex, CM13 2HG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1277 238300
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About us

St Martin’s is an over-subscribed, friendly, co-educational, fully comprehensive school located in Hutton, Brentwood. We are a 10 minute walk from Shenfield station which can take you into Liverpool Street in 20 minutes. Brentwood town centr...