Headteacher, Essex

Closing date:Expiring today

Montgomery Infant School and NurseryEssex

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £55,064 - £60,755
Contract term: Permanent

Due to the retirement of our long standing Headteacher, our children, staff, parents and Governors are looking for an inspirational and exceptional leader to take our Outstanding school through the next chapter in its progression.

The school is located near to Colchester, a busy and growing community known as ‘Britain’s Oldest Recorded Town; with good road/rail links and easy access to London and the A12.  We are located within the Colchester Garrison housing estate and attract a high percentage of military children. We are an inclusive and diverse school and pupil places are in high demand, as we are a popular and Outstanding School and Nursery. 

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Promote educational excellence and inspire lifelong learning
  • Think strategically and lead with enthusiasm to continue to shape a successful future for the school
  • Be a motivational leader and inspire others to go that extra mile
  • Value and build on our strong links with the wider community

We can offer:

  • Enthusiastic children who enjoy being at school, learning and achieving
  • A skilled and dedicated team of teaching and support staff
  • Membership of a collaborative consortium of local schools including Montgomery Junior School
  • A well maintained and well-resourced school
  • An active and supportive Governing Body    


School visits are warmly welcomed, please contact Vicky Whittam on Tel: 01206 570231.

An application pack and form can be downloaded from the online advert at www.essexschoolsjobs.co.uk or please contact Liz Whitelock at The Schools Recruitment Team, Essex County Council on Tel: 03330 139835 or Email: headships@essex.gov.uk

Closing Date: 18th March 2019
Shortlisting Date: 20th March 2019
Interviews to be held on the 2nd April 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks

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More about Montgomery Infant School and Nursery
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 7 years
Address: Baronswood Way, Colchester, Essex, CO2 9QG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1206 570231