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Job Ref No. ECC0-1L Position Type: Headteacher Pay Range: L16-L22
Position Start Date: 01/04/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 25/11/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th December 2019  

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Pay Scale: L16-L22 (£59,528 to £68,851)

Required for start in April 2020

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is looking to appoint a Headteacher for Lakelands Primary School in Stanway, Colchester. Lakelands Primary School is a brand new school opening for reception pupils in September 2020. The school will grow each year by one-year group at a time until full in 2026. The new school will have state of the art, £6m facilities and is being built to meet the growing demand for primary school places as a result of the new housing developments in Stanway, Colchester.

We are looking to appoint an ambitious and committed professional to lead this new school. This is a unique opportunity to build a new school from the start and the successful candidate will play a significant role in shaping the vision, culture and ethos of the new school. You will have professional freedom and autonomy as the Headteacher at Lakelands Primary School to create an outstanding provision for the community and will work with the trust to achieve this.

We are excited that the new school will join our highly successful family of schools to provide an outstanding provision for the local community.

If you would like to discuss this role prior to application, please email: and we will get in touch with you.

For more information about The Chelmsford Learning Partnership, please visit

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applications should be sent to:

Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 25th November 2019. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th December 2019.

Lakelands Primary School

c/o The Chelmsford Learning Partnership offices

The Beaulieu Park School, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 DT

01245 943400

Information about the School

Lakelands Primary School is a brand new primary school opening in September 2020 with state of the art facilities in Stanway, Colchester. The school will open in September 2020, welcoming our first cohort of 60 reception aged children in two classes. Year on year the school will grow, providing 420 places for local children between four and eleven years old by 2026. At Lakelands Primary School we are creating a new school where children can thrive and flourish and fulfil their potential.

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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Mrs K Anslow
Wagtail Mews
Stanway, Colchester
Essex, CO3 8AJ
Telephone: 01245 943400 Opt 3

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