Assistant Principal (Behaviour, Welfare and Safety)

The Beaulieu Park School, Chelmsford
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Job Ref No. ECC0-69 Position Type: Assistant Principal Pay Range: L12-L16
Position Start Date: 01/04/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 25/01/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 1 February 2021  

Job Description

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Assistant Principal

Leadership Scale L12-L16

Start Easter or September 2021

A once in a career opportunity to work in a brand new, state of the art £34 million school.

This is a genuinely unique opportunity to take on a founding role at the first 'all through' school in Essex.

The Beaulieu Park School opened the doors to 60 Reception children in September 2018. In September 2019, another cohort were welcomed into the Primary School, together with 180 Year 7 students. We were pleased again this year that we were heavily oversubscribed with families nominating us as their first choice school. Now with 540 students, our school will grow one year at a time until it is full in 2024. We are already planning our 6th form provision.

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Principal (Behaviour, Welfare and Safety) - to join the Principal and Senior Leadership Team and to work with them to ensure the school continues on its incredibly successful journey. This is a whole school role and you will oversee all of our children Age 4-18.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner who has a successful record of success and enhancing the learning, experiences and personal growth of their students. They will be reflective, excited by taking risks, and accepting that failure is a part of the learning process. They will promote lifelong learning through their constant drive to improve their own practice, as well as supporting those they lead to develop their skills.They will believe passionately in the importance of education for all children, refusing to accept that disadvantage or SEND should limit ambition or potential.

This role will suit an existing Assistant Principal/Assistant Headteacher, excited by the prospect of a new and unique challenge, or an experienced middle leader, ready for their next career step. Specific responsibilities are outlined in the Job Description. We welcome applications from both Primary and Secondary colleagues.

If you would like an informal conversation with the Principal (on the phone or virtually), please contact Mrs Baggott on 01245 943500 or email

Unfortunately, it is not possible to visit currently due to Covid restrictions. You will find our website a wealth of information however, and by clicking here: you can see videos of our Primary and Secondary School.

How to apply:

Complete the application and accompanying documents and returndirectly to the Principal at - Your supporting statement must include references to the job description and person specification. In addition, please explain why you are the right person for the role, specifically in relation to The Beaulieu Park School. You can also abtain these documents from our website.

The closing date is 9am on Monday 25th January 2021. Interviews will be held w/c 1st February 2021

Information about the School

The Beaulieu Park School is Essex’s first ‘All Through’ school and the primary phase opens for reception students in September 2018 with the secondary phase opening in September 2019. The Beaulieu Park School will welcome its first cohort of 60 reception aged children in two classes. In September 2019, 180 Year 7 students will be admitted. Year on year the school will grow, providing 420 places for local children between four and eleven years old by 2024 and 900 places for local children between 11 and 16 years old by 2023.

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

James Donaldson
Armistice Avenue, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 6DT
Telephone: 01245 943400

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