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Job Ref No. ECC2503-25L Position Type: Headteacher Pay Range: £57714 - £78170
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/11/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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White Bridge Primary School

The Governing Body of White Bridge Primary School and Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust is recruiting an inspiring leader to build on the many strengths of our good school and drive excellent educational outcomes for all our children. The post will be from September 2020, taking over from our current long serving Headteacher who is retiring.

Salary: Group 4 £57,714 - £78,170 (Range to be set depending on experience)
Applications due by 5.00pm Tuesday 19th November 2019 to the school office

Selection Day tbc

This is a rare opportunity to lead a large and well-respected primary school which is currently half way through expansion to a 3 form entry Primary School, which will be fully achieved by September 2023. The school prides itself on its pastoral care of the children, and is looking for a Headteacher who is committed to sustaining this strength alongside a rigorous curriculum. We also have a 5 place SEMH unit within the school, which serves the wider locality in the Epping Forest area.

Our school is based in Loughton, at the edge of Roding Valley Nature Reserve, and is sited in a quiet, residential location. We work together to create a happy, safe and stimulating environment in which all children can develop their independence and resilience, reach their potential and develop a love of learning.

You will have:

Proven leadership and management skills, with a clear vision of excellence in education
A desire to continue to develop the school's dedication to providing a high level of pastoral care to children with a broad variety of educational and emotional needs.
A strong ability to communicate with staff, children, parents and governors
A track record of strategic thinking and planning
Determination to drive higher educational standards at every level of the school
A commitment to the continuing development and motivation of all staff
A commitment to the well-being of staff

We can offer you:

Happy, motivated and well-behaved children who are excited about their learning and eager to contribute
An enthusiastic, talented and hard-working staff, augmented by a strong and very experienced senior management team
A supportive and committed Governing Body which will proactively seek to work with you to realise a shared vision for the school
The full support of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

Visits to the school are encouraged and may be arranged by contacting the school office 020 8508 8624. A copy of the Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form are on the school website http://www.whitebridge.essex.sch.uk/

Completed application forms should be returned to the school.

If you would like to discuss the vacancy any further please contact the CEO of the EFSPT peter.tidmarsh@efspt.org

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

Mrs J Witteridge
Greensted Road, Loughton
Essex, IG10 3DR
Telephone: 020 85088624
Email: admin@whitebridge.essex.sch.uk

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