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Job Ref No. ECC5220-31L Position Type: Deputy Headteacher Pay Range: L5 - L9
Position Start Date: 01/01/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/09/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: 14th October 2019 Shortlisting Starts:  30/09/2019

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Deputy Headteacher

L5 - L9

Required January 2020

Elmstead Primary School is a good 'Ofsted November 2014' and successful school. We offer a welcoming and stimulating environment that encourages children to be confident learners who enjoy new learning experiences and are proud to be part of their school and community.

The Governors are seeking to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic, experienced and committed primary practitioner, eager to contribute towards the leadership and management of this school.

The successful candidate will have:

  • high expectations for children's attainment and behaviour
  • senior leadership experience
  • the ability to take the initiative, enthuse and inspire
  • good communication and organisational skills
  • passion and energy for the success of the children
  • the ability to build excellent relationships with parents and the community
  • a high level of understanding of pedagogy and extensive, successful experience in one of the primary key stages
  • the ability to interpret data
  • the ability to be a strong strategic thinker
  • a good sense of humour

The school offers:

  • a friendly and supportive team of staff and Governors committed to making our school the best it can be
  • a warm, welcoming and friendly environment where everyone is valued
  • enthusiastic children who are keen to learn
  • dedicated leadership time each week
  • commitment to continued progress and high standards
  • an ethos of continued improvement
  • opportunities for professional development

Visits to the school are encouraged. To arrange a visit, or for further details, please contact our Headteacher, Ian MacDonald, or Bursar, Jackie Vaughan, on 01206 822889 or email:

Closing Date: 30th September 2019, Midday

Interview Date: 14th October 2019

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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Ian MacDonald
Holly Way, Elmstead Market
Essex, CO7 7YQ
Telephone: 01206 822889

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