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Job Ref No. ECC5457-95L Position Type: Headteacher Pay Range: Leadership scale points 33 - 39
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/03/2019 4pm Date of Interviews: 18th and 19th March 2019  

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School Group 7
Salary: - Leadership scale 33 - 39
Contract type: permanent, full time

Due to the retirement of our long-standing, valued Headteacher, we are seeking a dynamic and inspirational leader with the skills and flair to deliver an exceptional educational experience for our students. Our new Headteacher will continue to build strong relationships in the community and establish educational partnerships to realise the outstanding potential of our school.
We are a good comprehensive school with stand-alone academy status at the heart of the growing community of Great Dunmow in beautiful rural North West Essex, an area consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the UK.

The excellent local transport links offer easy access to Cambridge, London and East Anglia, as well as worldwide through Stansted airport.

Visits to the school to meet our students and staff are welcome on February 13th and 28th February, 2019.Please contact Penny Callingham (Clerk to the Governors) to arrange an appointment or to answer any questions that you may have. Email:

All applications must be made using our application form to Mr M Perry, Chair of Governors at The Helena Romanes School and Sixth Form Centre, Parsonage Downs, Great Dunmow. Essex. CM6 2AU

Closing date 4.00p.m, on Monday 4th March.

Interviews will be conducted on March 18th and 19th.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating diversity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful candidate will be subject to full employment checks including references, an enhanced DBS disclosure certificate and medical clearance.

Information about the School

We are committed to raising student achievement by providing a rich and challenging curriculum delivered by high quality staff. Excellent opportunities exist for professional development.

All applications must be made using our application form. Please visit for more information

Visits to the school to meet with our students and staff are welcomed, Please contact Sue Este, HR Manager to arrange a convenient appointment or to answer any questions that you may have.

The school is a popular and successful 11-18 comprehensive situated in the beautiful North Essex countryside with good communications to London and the South East and is approximately 7 miles from Stansted Airport.

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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Contact Information

Penny Callingham
Helena Romanes School, Great Dunmow
Essex, CM6 2AU
Telephone: 01371872560

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