Executive Headteacher

Canonium Learning Trust, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC0-12L Position Type: Executive Headteacher Pay Range: Leadership Spine
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 25/02/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be decided  

Job Description

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We are thrilled to welcome you to explore the opportunity to become an Executive Headteacher within our vibrant educational community. At Canonium Learning Trust, we are more than just a collection of schools; we are a united family, driven by a shared purpose - to provide every child with the very best education possible. Our commitment to Opportunity, Challenge, and Integrity forms the cornerstone of our ethos, fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment.

The Opportunity:

Embark on a journey that goes beyond traditional leadership roles. As we enter an exciting period of growthand transformation, we are seeking an exceptional and visionary leader to join us. If you are an experienced leader with a passion for primary education, this is your chance to make a lasting impact and shape the future of education within our trust.

Education has the power to transform lives, and at Canonium Learning Trust, we believe in harnessing that power. Whether you are an experienced or aspiring executive head, we invite you to bring your uniqueperspective and expertise to our collaborative and forward-thinking community.

As an Executive Headteacher, you will play a pivotal role in providing strategic leadership, driving educational excellence, and fostering a collaborative and inclusive learning culture across our schools. Your contributions will be instrumental in defining and delivering the vision and strategic plan of the trust.

How to Apply:

Carefully review the enclosed job description and personal specification to understand the responsibilities and qualifications required for this role. If you share our passion for education and our commitment tomaking a positive impact, we encourage you to submit your application.

We welcome infomal discussions from prospective canidates to offer a greater insight in to our opportunity. Please call 01376 570411 and speak to our HR Officer or email hr@canonium.org to arrange this.

Information about the School

Canonium Learning Trust is a charitable educational trust made up of a family of six primary schools in Essex.

It is our purpose to provide every child with the best possible education whilst nurturing their potential and enthusiasm for learning so children leave our schools equipped to tackle future challenges and make positive contributions to society.

Our purpose is underpinned by three principles that explain how our schools work together in partnership.

Opportunity Our commitment to Opportunity ensures that we work smartly, making the most of every opportunity to provide our pupils with an outstanding, inclusive, and well-rounded educational experience. Collaboration and continuous professional development are key to achieving this goal.

Challenge We prioritise Challenge, striking the right balance between autonomy and consistency. Our focus on teaching and learning, combined with a culture of learning among our staff, allows us to continually improve and provide feedback to ensure our pupils' progress.

Integrity Integrity is at the heart of our approach. We set high standards for ourselves and our staff, role modelling fairness, respect, and effective communication. We have the courage to do the right thing, resist excuses, and treat others with fairness and respect. We take responsibility and accountability for all our actions.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

HR Officer
c/o Kelvedon St Mary's Primary Academy
Docwra Road
Kelvedon, Colchester
Essex, CO5 9DS
Telephone: 01376 570411
Email: recruitment@canonium.org