Headteacher, Essex

Felmore Primary SchoolEssex

Date posted:
Start date: 1st January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Pay Scale: LS18 - 24
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Felmore Primary School is one of seven schools that form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (www.berlesduna.co.uk), where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills amongst all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background. 

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and aspirational leader for our happy and successful primary school.

Our new Headteacher will have:

• The ability to think strategically and develop a vision for our school

• Proven leadership and management skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all members of the school community

• Significant experience in improving teaching, learning and assessment so that all pupils are able to thrive

• The ability to adapt to an ever changing educational world

• A passion for fostering a love of learning in all pupils and be able to promote positive attitudes in pupils and staff

• Experience of working in partnership with other local schools and external agencies in order to contribute to creating a strong, resilient and responsive community

Our school and MAT can offer you:

• A strong committed leadership team

• A supportive and welcoming school environment with positive pupils who enjoy learning in a safe environment 

• A team of talented and conscientious staff who work together to provide the best education and support for our pupils

• An enthusiastic and supportive Trust and Local Governing Body

Berlesduna Academy Trust values and invests in staff, offering excellent training, development and planned career progression.


If you believe you are the person who can lead us to further success, we welcome your application.  Please call us to arrange a visit so you can experience our ethos first hand.  Visits can be arranged by contacting Lisa Perry on lisaperry@berlesduna.co.uk or by phone on 01268 464759. A printed information pack will be available when you visit us.

Please take care to complete the application in full, as any incomplete applications will not be considered. 

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early so recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references. We are an equal opportunities employer. 

More about Felmore Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Davenants, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex, SS13 1QX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1268 729885