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Job Ref No. ECC5249-99L Position Type: Headteacher Pay Range: L11 to L24 £60,488 – £82,258
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 22 April 2024  

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The Cathedral Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School is a happy, successful and inclusive primary school in the heart of the City of Chelmsford.

Due to the retirement of our Headteacher, the Governors are looking for a talented, innovative and experienced leader to move the school onward from Good to Outstanding by:

  • Building on our exciting and rich curriculum to ensure that it is fit for all our children
  • Ensuring full engagement of staff, children and parents in learning
  • Promoting the school vision of inclusion and respect
  • Working in close partnership with the community, Cathedral, and other local schools

You will have:

  • A commitment to supporting the ethos and vision of a Christian school in the tradition and vision of the Church of England.
  • A passion for delivering high quality education to children and their families.
  • Proven school leadership skills.
  • A commitment to developing the potential of every child.
  • A commitment to the physical and emotional well-being of children and staff.
  • The ability to identify and take advantage of further opportunities for improved local partnerships, as they arise.

We can offer:

  • A popular and over-subscribed school.
  • A committed staff team.
  • An active and enthusiastic PTA.
  • Effective pupil engagement.
  • A supportive Governing Body.
  • Close links with the Cathedral and local community.
  • Excellent extended schools' provision and an enriched curriculum.

A full information pack is available below.

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 01245 354459 to arrange a visit.

· Closing date for application: 12:00 noon on 14th April 2024

· Interviews: 22nd April 2024

The Cathedral Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff, volunteers, and visitors to share this commitment. All appointments are made subject to satisfactory written references, qualifications check, and Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate.

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
County Hall
Market Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 1QH
Telephone: 033301 30777

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