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Job Ref No. ECC2042-63L Position Type: Headteacher Pay Range: £56,721 - £65-735 (L13 to L19)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 03/03/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Tuesday 29th March 2022  

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Headteacher Group 2 NOR: 190

Pay Range £56,721 to £65,735 (L13 to L19)

Tiptree Heath Primary School is a welcoming, caring and inclusive primary school situated in the pretty village of Tiptree to the south of the popular and expanding town of Colchester and north of Maldon.

Due to the retirement of our headteacher, the academy trust and school governors are looking for an inspirational leader with the ability, experience and aspirations to build on current achievements thereby leading the school to even greater success.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a passion for delivering high quality education aimed at making a difference to children's lives;
  • Demonstrate proven school leadership skills with an impressive record of achievement and development in their existing and previous roles;
  • Have a commitment to strategic thinking and planning aimed at delivering a broad and balanced curriculum to inspire and challenge our children whatever their ability;
  • Be an excellent communicator, with a strong commitment to working with the children, parents, staff, academy trust and the wider community;
  • Be committed to the CPD of the team and themself;
  • Be passionately committed to safeguarding and the welfare of the children and staff.

We will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with happy, enthusiastic and friendly children;
  • A dedicated and hardworking staff team who are motivated and passionate about nurturing and educating our children;
  • A popular and growing school with excellent resources;
  • Membership of The Eveleigh LINK Academy Trust, an established and effective support network of seven primary schools, who work collaboratively to facilitate school improvement;
  • A challenging, but supportive Governance Board;
  • A school that has been judged 'Good' by Ofsted

Please find a full recruitment pack downloadable from this advert.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Hannah Tavener, the Trust's HR Manager, to arrange a suitable visit time on

Information about the School

Tiptree Heath Primary School is situated in the village of Tiptree catering for pupils from 5 - 11. We pride ourselves in creating a caring environment based on strong values which allows children to reach their full academic, social, moral and physical potential. The school joined The Eveleigh LINK Academy Trust in November 2019.

Information about the School

Tiptree Heath School is now part of The Eveleigh LINK Academy Trust (TELAT)

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

Hannah Tavener
The Eveleigh LINK Academy Trust
Maylandsea Primary School
Katonia Avenue, Mayland, Chelmsford
Essex, CM3 6AD
Telephone: 01245 956 670

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