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Job Ref No. ECC3217-79L Position Type: Deputy Headteacher Pay Range: L5 to L9
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 27/02/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: 11/03/2020  

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Deputy Headteacher with classroom responsibility

Salary L5- L9/ £46224 - £51024

Start Date: 01/09/2020

The Governors of Great Waltham C of E VC Primary School are looking to appoint an inspirational, enthusiastic and approachable Deputy Headteacher to join our school staff.

The role comprises 3.5 days as a year 5/6 class teacher with 1.5 days release time for the first year, (of which 1 day is reserved for leadership responsibilities as a member of school senior leadership team).

The school is located inGreat Waltham village, consisting of 6 classes (mixed age group in KS2) and set in generous and beautiful rural grounds. The school is well resourced and outward facing, working in a strong partnership with 7 local primary schools. We are proud of our church status and form strong links with the local community. With an enriched curriculum we participate in many events across the school year with variety in abundance.

Our school strapline is 'Let Our Light Shine' and the pupils can articulate well the journey they experience living up to this ideal. We are proud of our school lifelong values which are central to all that we do at Great Waltham C of E Primary school. The acronym ASPIRE is made up from the following values;

Aspiration, Strength, Perseverance, Integrity, Responsibility and Empathy

We are looking for an individual who:-

• Has high expectations and enthusiasm for the education of young children.

• Has excellent management, communication, computing and teaching skills.

• Will support the Headteacher with leading and motivating pupils and staff at this 'Good' school by setting examples for others to follow.

• Can actively participate in and develop further our local schools' partnerships.

In exchange we can offer you:

• A dedicated Headteacher, team of staff and Governors.

• Friendly and enthusiastic and well behaved pupils.

• A commitment to your career development.

• Great facilities and outdoor spaces with huge potential.

• A strong partnership with stakeholders; parents, Governors and the wider community.

Visits to the school pre-application are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Please contact the school office to book a tour.

Please complete the Application Form, ensuring that your statement relates to the job description. In compliance with safer recruitment guidelines, CVs will not be accepted.

Your completed application should be sent by email to the School Business Manager,

or by post to:-

Mrs N. Goodwin -School Business Manager

Great Waltham C o E VC Primary School

South Street

Great Waltham




Information about the School

Great Waltham Church of England VC Primary School is situated in the pretty village of Great Waltham catering for pupils from 4 - 11. The school was built in 1865 and has wonderful character and beautiful grounds.

We pride ourselves in creating a caring environment based on Christian values which allows children to reach their full academic, social, moral and physical potential. The ethos of the school is to ASPIRE which is an acronym for Aspiration, strength, perseverance, integrity, responsibility and empathy, all staff and children hold these values dearly.

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

Nichola Goodwin - School Business Manager
South Street
Great Waltham, Chelmsford
Essex, CM3 1DF
Telephone: 01245 360395

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