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Job Ref No. ECC8822104-73L Position Type: Headteacher Pay Range: L26 - L32
Position Start Date: 01/09/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 28/02/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: 15th and 16th March 2021 Shortlisting Starts:  01/03/2021

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Are you looking for a new challenge for 2021?

We have an exciting new opportunity to lead Greenways Primary School. We are looking for a dynamic and motivational Headteacher who will support and build on the values of our school and the Trust, focusing on growing people and communities first and developing a vibrant and happy learning community for all. Greenways Primary School, part of the Learning in Harmony Trust, is the largest primary school in Southend and prides itself on being at the heart of its community.

As Headteacher you will be leading a dedicated and passionate team of teachers. Your main responsibilities will be providing professional leadership to ensure the school continues to deliver a high-quality education for all pupils and to build upon the existing good standards of learning and achievement.

Whilst the initial job role will be the Headteacher at Greenways Primary School, the contract will be with the Learning in Harmony Trust, opening the door to further career progression opportunities and executive work across all the schools in our values-driven and highly collaborative organisation.

Further information can be found in our attached recruitment pack

Recruitment Timeline
Opportunity to meet with Governors and Trust Leaders: w/c 8th and 22nd February
Shortlisting: 1st March 2021
Interviews: 15th and 16th March
Start Date: 1st September 2021

About the School

Greenways is a place of learning and friendship, where everyone shares a sense of common purpose. We provide a happy and nurturing environment so that as well as maturing into well-rounded, healthy young people, our children develop a passion for learning. Greenways is the largest primary school in Southend, with 4 forms of entry, and is a school at the heart of its community. Our core values of: Respect; Nurture; Inspire and Aspire, are what it means to be part of Greenways.

Developing the whole child is of paramount importance to us, and we work hard to ensure that our children are not only successful learners but also responsible citizens. Our curriculum continues to evolve, but at its heart is a commitment to providing a range of opportunities and inspirational experiences for all learners. This is complimented by a wide range of extra-curricular clubs, inspiring school visits and residential experiences which build pupils' character, help them to become more resilient and develop communication and collaboration skills.

Greenways is a part of the Learning in Harmony Trust (LiHT), which was founded with two Newham schools in 2014 and has since grown to nine schools across London and Essex. The Trust was founded on the principle of working in harmony to achieve excellence for all.

If you wish to apply for this vacancy please do not use the application form from this website. Follow this link or the instructions in the attached recruitment pack

Information about the School

Our large primary school is a happy, vibrant learning community situated in Southend-on-Sea.

The school is situated only 300m from the beach. We are blessed to have a large site with some fantastic facilities including our own swimming pool, Forest Schools area, environmental area and pond as well as two large playing fields.

Our community is a place of learning and friendship. We provide a happy and nurturing environment, so that as well as maturing into well-rounded, healthy young people, our children develop a passion for learning.

We are proud to be part of the Learning in Harmony Trust a values driven family of schools based in Southend and Newham.

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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Sue Needs
Greenways, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS1 3BS
Telephone: 01702 987950

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