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Job Ref No. ECC2999-80L Position Type: Headteacher Pay Range: Groups 3
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 02/03/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: 17th & 18th March  

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Rayleigh Primary School is a happy, welcoming school with a historic past. Our new Headteacher has a rare opportunity to lead this established, successful and forward-thinking school towards an even brighter future. Building on the success of the retiring Headteacher, the school and its children are looking for an exceptional leader who will use the key strands of the UNICEF Rights Respecting School and International Dimension to bring new innovations to teaching and learning so every day is a great day at school.

Applications are welcomed from ambitious, enthusiastic, creative candidates who can demonstrate they are ready to:

● Believe in a 'Learner First' approach to education
● Inspire, motivate and support everyone to excellence
● Build effective relationships with parents, the wider community and other schools in the MAT
● Lead by example in creating a strong effective, caring learning community
● Be committed to maintaining Teaching School status

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For further details please contact Mrs Louise Burfoot, Office Manager, by telephone 01268 775712, or by e-mail

Applications should be submitted to Rayleigh Primary School by the closing date of 2nd March 2020 by 11.59pm

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SEAMAT is a small Multi-Academy Trust which takes as its mantra the UNICEF Rights of the Child. All schools within the trust are expected to work towards the goals of a Right Respecting School and the candidate must subscribe to uphold a rights respecting culture. SEAMAT consistently seeks to be innovative and it works across Europe to build a better understanding of the learning process. The alliance believes in the freedom of school leaders to run their own schools adapting our joint learning and systems for individual circumstances. Rayleigh Primary School is the sponsor within SEAMAT and the teaching school within the South Essex Teaching Institute.

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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Peter Malcolm
Love Lane, Rayleigh
Essex, SS6 7DD
Telephone: 01268 775712