Principal, Essex

Closing date:

Hamford Primary AcademyEssex

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L15-L21, £55,600-£62,863 (more for an exceptional candidate, relocation package available)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are offering an exciting opportunity in our vibrant and dynamic academy where your contribution will really count.  

This is a chance to lead a rapidly growing academy on an exciting improvement journey with real momentum. We are community-based with children that are eager to learn and an energised staff. Hamford is committed to inclusion and has been chosen to provide a primary enhanced provision for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in North East Essex.

We are looking for a strong and inspirational leader with proven experience in school improvement to join us and continue to raise standards. The successful applicant will build on our successes and lead Hamford to achieving its full potential.  

Like us, you will be passionately committed to inspiring young people to make their best better. 

You must be ambitious and able to:

· inspire, demonstrate and support highest expectations for all

· have a determined commitment to include and make a difference for every pupil

· deliver first class educational outcomes for all pupils

Hamford Primary Academy is part of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET) a network of 64 primary, secondary and special academies. As a member of our network, we can offer you a professional learning journey, tailored to your individual needs. You will have the opportunity to work with our Primary Leaders across the Group, along with added opportunities of sharing within the AET network. We also offer an attractive range of financial, health and well-being benefits.

Visits to the academy are warmly encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Jo Grabowska, Recruitment Manager at Tes, on 020 3194 3085 or

For an informal discussion or for an application form, please contact Jo Grabowska on the contact details above.

Closing date: Friday 19th January 2018 at 5pm 

Interviews: Tuesday 30th January, Thursday 1st February 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhance checks as part of our Prevent duty.

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More about Hamford Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: Elm Tree Avenue, Walton on the Naze, Essex, CO14 8TE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1255 673415
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Welcome to Hamford Primary Academy 

Hamford Primary Academy is a vibrant school within Academies Enterprise Trust that is developing a curriculum fit for the 21st century. Over the last four years the academy has undergone a significant transfor...