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Job Ref No. ECC7071-72L Position Type: Executive Headteacher Pay Range: Competitive salary, negotiable for the right candi
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 02/03/2020 Midnight Date of Interviews: 20/03/2020  

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Are you a remarkable leader that wants more?

More opportunity to inspire our children the inspiration to choose a REMARKABLE LIFE.

Executive Principal - Columbus School & College and Pioneer School

Combined NOR: 410
Combined age range: 3-19

Columbus School & College is situated in Chelmsford and Pioneer School is located in Basildon. We are part of a family of schools brought together by one common vision and passionate belief that each and every child can lead a remarkable life. An excellent education transforms lives and every pupil who attends one of our schools is given the support, care and opportunity they need to flourish. Which is where you come in.

Graded as 'outstanding' by Ofsted, Columbus is a leading all-age special school for children and young people aged 3-19 with severe and profound learning difficulties.

Pioneer School is an 'outstanding' by Ofsted, purpose built mixed, day special school designated for children and young people aged 3 - 19 with severe and complex learning difficulties.

This is not a job for just anyone. You will be responsible for both schools, and with the support of the exceptional leadership team at Trust level, we are looking for someone who can lead two high-performing schools to new heights. You will inspire colleagues to achieve even more for our children & young people and their families and be able to demonstrate a successful track record as a senior leader in a special school designated for children and young people with severe and complex learning difficulties. You will lead the Heads of both sites to inspire each and every child to live a remarkable life.

You will be joining the leading inclusive educational trust in the country - one where you have more opportunities to forge your own path, where your work is truly valued and where you will receive the recognition and rewards to motivate you to build on your achievements.

Find out more by looking at our online advert on Tes or calling Tanya Bentham, Head of Talent on 0203 947 5689 or email:

Join us to be part of something special and inspire their remarkable.

Closing date: Monday 2 March 2020

Interview date: Friday 20 March 2020 (Columbus School & College and Pioneer School) and Tuesday 24 March 2020 (London).

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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Recruitment Team
School Campus
Oliver Way, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 4ZB
Telephone: 01245 491492

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