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Job Ref No. ECC5241-36 Position Type: Headteacher Pay Range: L13 - L19
Position Start Date: 01/01/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/07/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 21 Sept 2020 tbc Shortlisting Starts:  04/09/2020

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Are you an inspirational Head or Deputy Head Teacher who will love and cherish our amazing school, keeping us in the forefront of educational innovation?

St Andrew's School is a Church of England Voluntary Aided School, situated in a spacious rural setting in the village of North Weald. It is a happy, successful school with enthusiastic, highly skilled staff dedicated to helping children discover their talents and achieve their full potential.

You will be:

Child centred with a high regard for the personal development of each child
Someone who leads by example, inspires, challenges, motivates and supports staff and children alike
Able to lead and enhance excellence in teaching and learning with the highest expectations for all
An outstanding communicator with strong interpersonal skills and who is approachable for all children, staff and parents
Outward looking, committed to serving the local community and sharing best practice

Our school offers:

Strong links with the local community
A positive and caring ethos based on the values of the Christian faith
Varied sporting activities including our own outdoor swimming pool
Outdoor environment that is spacious and attractive
Children who are articulate, proud of their achievements and eager to learn
A highly committed and supportive staff team and pro-active governing body eager to promote your ongoing professional development
A supportive and dedicated PTA team
January 2021 starting date

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed by arrangement with our office manager. To arrange a visit to the school, please contact the school office on 01992 522283 or email

Should you wish to explore our social media then you can find St Andrews on both Twitter (@standrewsnorthw) and Facebook (

Curriculum vitae will not be accepted.

Information about the School

St Andrew's CE Primary School is situated in the village of North Weald, close to Harlow. There are currently 305 pupils, age 4 – 11 years on roll. We also have a small Pre-School with 16 pupils. The majority of our pupils live in the village of North Weald. The school is situated in extensive, well maintained grounds. The building houses a modern reception area, large hall, library, intervention rooms and well-resourced classrooms. We also have an outdoor swimming pool that is used extensively in the summer months. At St Andrews we are very proud of our inclusive, Christian ethos. We strive to ensure that everyone in the school community has the opportunity to be the best they can be.
Please visit our website it is very informative and will give you a flavour of our school.

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

Liz Whitelock
PO Box 47
County Hall, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 6WN
Telephone: 03330130777

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