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HEADTEACHER / HEAD OF SCHOOL - THE DOWNS PRIMARY SCHOOL AND NURSERY
Required September 2022
(January 2023 start available to the right candidate)
Salary: L11- L24
We are seeking an outstanding teacher and an inspirational leader for the position of Headteacher / Head of School at The Downs Primary School and Nursery.
The Downs Primary School and Nursery is part of Passmores Co-operative Learning Community (PCLC), working alongside successful primary schools and a secondary school within the same town.
The trust is focussed on community well being and growth. Following on from the really challenging few years it is even more important that we continue to ensure the young people leave with the knowledge and skills to be a success at secondary school and beyond. However, it is also vital that we nurture and develop the whole child. As a Co-operative trust we subscribe to the values that develop rounded and empathetic young people that will give back to the world more than they take.
PCLC trust is fully committed to caring for and supporting the well-being of all its pupils and staff, especially its team of headteachers providing a range of opportunities, including:
Weekly, dedicated leadership time that can be taken at home
Regular, face to face mentoring from our Executive Headteacher and the opportunity to be a buddy with another senior leader in the trust
Regular opportunities to meet with and work alongside our other experienced Headteachers in the town.
Monthly meetings with the CEO and other trust leaders
In school, face to face, supervision sessions with our school based, independent counsellors
In addition, all staff working across the PCLC are fortunate to access additional support through our wellbeing provider which include:
Further information about the school is available at www.downsschool.com and if you would like to request a tour with Emma Bloomfield, PCLC Primaries Executive Headteacher, please email Tunai Musa to arrange an appointment;email@example.com call 01279 770858.
To apply, please submit your completed application and personal statement to Miss Tunai Musa;firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 9am, Friday 20thMay 2022
Interviews: week beginning 23rdMay 2022
'PCLCis committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Criminal Records Bureau'
Information about the School
The Downs is a "good school where pupils thrive both socially and academically because they are well looked after and kept safe in a caring environment that puts their needs first." - OFSTED January 2016.
We are a 2 form entry primary school and we are situated centrally in Harlow adjacent to the town centre. We are committed to making the school experience for all our children of the highest standard.
Why not visit our website, www.downs.essex.sch.uk, and see us for yourselves.