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Job Ref No. ECC2839-76L Position Type: Deputy Headteacher Pay Range: L9-L13
Position Start Date: 01/01/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/10/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: 22 October 2020  

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Leadership Pay Scale L9-L13 (£50,026-£55,202)

Deadline for Applications: Midday 19th October 2020

Interviews to take place: 22nd October 2020

Following recent promotion to Headship of the current postholder, we are looking for a new, inspirational and dynamic Deputy Headteacher to join our well established, experienced and successful team from January 2021 onwards. The post is not class-based although some regular teaching will be required.

You will be responsible for leading a key school improvement priority as well as championing the provision for our disadvantaged children. You will lead our superb team of support staff, assume the role of deputy designated safeguarding lead and support the Headteacher in further driving up standards.

Our school is a proud, founding member of the Chelmsford Learning Partnership - a mixed-phase multi-academy trust and we work particularly closely with Barnes Farm Infant school on the same site.

Please note that visiting the school is an essential part of the recruitment process. Please contact to arrange a visit.

We can offer the following benefits:
• great children to teach
• a well-resourced environment within which to work
• ongoing commitments to encourage a healthy work/life balance and improved well-being including an excellent Employee Assistance Programme
• a curriculum with a clear rationale
• a supportive and experienced staff to work alongside
• access to professional development opportunities as part of the MAT and other local partnership

Please use the online application process, making sure you address the person specification.

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

· Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

· Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

· The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender plus (LGBT+) as these groups are currently underrepresented in our trust.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

Our mission is to inspire and educate.

Barnes Farm Junior School is at the heart of an improving and busy learning community. In order for every child to be safe, to learn and to be heard we uphold the following values:

Be Positive Be Respectful Be Responsible

Our motto is 'Aim High Fly Higher' and we endeavour to model this in everything we do.

In July 2018, we converted to an academy as a founding member of The Chelmsford Learning Partnership, a newly formed Multi-Academy Trust consisting of 2 secondary schools, 4 primary schools and one all through school in the Chelmsford/Essex area.

You can also follow us and our achievements on Twitter @barnesfarmjnr

Mr R McTaggart - Head Teacher

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

Ross McTaggart
Barnes Farm Junior School
Henniker Gate, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 6QH
Telephone: 01245 467973