Headteacher, Essex

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Heathlands CofE Primary SchoolEssex

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £59,857 - £68,643
Contract term: Permanent

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The Children of Heathlands are passionate about their school. Our community benefits from a highly committed, nurturing group of talented and dynamic staff, engaging and proactive parents and a dedicated, forward thinking governing body.

Our Children, through the Visible Learning initiative, are empowered to have greater ownership and responsibility for their learning. We have a creative curriculum which allows our children to progress and achieve at a high level. We have a caring, outward looking, harmonious environment in which the children thrive and succeed.

Our children leave the school as fully rounded, self-aware, compassionate and confident young citizens

Our vibrant village school is looking for that special inspirational leader who is forward thinking; who can lead our innovative and dedicated team and who will continue with our journey towards excellence

You will need to have:

  • the highest expectations for children’s attainment, personal development and behaviour
  • a clear vision of excellence in Primary education with the ability to think strategically and the drive to achieve outstanding
  • proven leadership and evidence of strategic understanding and embedding of new initiatives
  • an understanding of effective management and an ability to empower and develop a team of dedicated staff
  • a desire to develop and nurture strong working relationships with staff, pupils, families and school partners
  • the ability to model the Christian values in their relationships and work with children and adults.

We can offer you:

  • wonderful, enthusiastic children, committed to their learning
  • passionate and dedicated teaching and support staff
  • a proactive governing body, incredible PTA and very supportive parents
  • attainment and progress above Essex and the National average forEYFS, KS1 and KS2
  • a vibrant school, in a unique setting, at the heart of the village community
  • a supportive and innovative network of local primary schools
  • a developing and encompassing working relationship as a triad of schools based around the Visible Learning initiative
  • an Outstanding ‘Church school’.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Val Walsom at the school, on Tel: 01206 240288, or Email: admin@heathlands.essex.sch.uk to make an appointment.

An application pack can be downloaded from www.essexschoolsjobs.co.uk. Alternatively please contact Liz Whitelock, Schools Recruitment Team, EES for Schools, Essex County Council on Tel: 03330 139835 or Email: headships@eesforschools.org

Closing date: 21st March 2018
Shortlisting date: 26th March 2018
Interview date: 19th April 2018

Heathlands CofE Primary School,
New Church Road, West Bergholt, CO6 3JF
Tel: 01206 240288

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More about Heathlands CofE Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: New Church Road, West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex, CO6 3JF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1206 240288