Job Ref No. ECC3022-48 Position Type: Headteacher Pay Range: £59,581 - £69,031
Position Start Date: 01/01/2023 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Thursday 14th July 2022  

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Salary range L15 - L21 (dependent upon experience) £59,581 - £69,031

Group 2 school, NOR 208

Required January 2023

Dedham Church of England Primary School is a welcoming community where children are supported, through a wide range of opportunities, to develop the skills and character needed to prepare them for a successful future. 'The school is at the heart of the community and provision is greatly enhanced by highly-valued relationships. Its Christian ethos is demonstrated in its inclusivity and the care shown to those in particular need.' SIAMS September 2017

We are looking for an inspirational leader forJanuary 2023 who will bring their own skills and experience to build on the successes of this outstanding school.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has the ability to inspire and manage staff in delivering the best possible learning experiences and outcomes for all pupils.
  • Will embrace and exemplify the school's vision and values as a Church of England School and maintain the excellent relationships with the local community.
  • Has outstanding classroom practice underpinned by an in-depth understanding of the primary curriculum and child development.
  • Has the ability to analyse data to drive school development.

In return we offer:

  • Well-behaved children with active and enquiring minds who want to learn.
  • Highly motivated, hard-working and collaborative staff with commitment to developing their practice.
  • An active and dedicated governing body who work in partnership with the Headteacher to support them in their role.
  • Supportive and engaged parents and very successful and active Parent Groups.

We warmly invite you to discuss this opportunity with us and to visit the school to find out more. Please email if you require any further information or to arrange an informal visit.

Tel: 01206 322242


Closing date: Midday on Monday 4th July 2022

Interviews: Thursday 14th July 2022

Dedham C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, other safeguarding checks as requested, medical clearance and satisfactory references.

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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Karen Skelton
Parsons Field
Dedham, Colchester
Essex, CO7 6BZ
Telephone: 01206 322242

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