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Job Ref No. ECC4390-190L Position Type: Headteacher Pay Range: Group 7 (£87,732 - £100,568) 33 - 39
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/01/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: 12 & 13 February 2019  

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Group 7 (£87,732 - £100,568)

As our Headteacher retires this year, the Governors are seeking to appoint an exceptional Headteacher to lead our successful 11-18 stand-alone Academy. The successful candidate will share our motto 'Always striving for higher things'.

We are interested in an application from you if you are passionate about teaching and learning with a commitment to helping our students achieve their full potential. You will be someone who is an enthusiastic and experienced leader with the vision, energy and ability to inspire at every level.

An application pack can be downloaded and for further information please contact Yvette DeFeo, HR Officer on 01245 293711 or by email,

Only applications submitted on the School's application form will be considered.

Pre-application visits are warmly encouraged, please see the application pack for further details.

Closing date: Midday on Tuesday 22 January 2019

Interviews will be held on: 12 and 13 February 2019

Please note the school will close at 1.00pm on Wednesday 19 December 2018 and re-open on Monday 7 January 2019

Information about the School

Great Baddow High School is a happy and successful 11-18 school benefitting from a large site and excellent specialist accommodation.

Our curriculum is broad and varied and provides opportunities for all learners to achieve; we pride ourselves on balancing modern approaches and technologies with traditional values.

A large proportion of our students stay on to join the sixth form and are joined by students from elsewhere. We have a very good sixth form centre and our sixth formers make a valuable contribution to the life of the school.

Great Baddow High School is a specialist science and sports college and is a centre of excellence for the region. Our students benefit from a vast number of enrichment opportunities in many other areas.

Our motto, always striving for higher things, encapsulates our vision for our students and staff.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Yvette DeFeo
Duffield Road
Great Baddow, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 9RZ
Telephone: 01245 265821

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