• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    9 April 2021 at 4:00 pm

  • Date listed

    7 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

Due to the retirement of our longstanding Deputy Head, our Governors are looking to appoint a self-motivated, enthusiastic and innovative professional who is passionate about high quality teaching, and has a thirst for their own learning, to join our hardworking team.

The successful candidate will play a key role in developing the strategic vision of the school and implementing its aims and objectives. The role includes deputising in the absence of the Headteacher, taking a lead on Assessment, improving standards of teaching, learning across the school, organising staffing and undertaking the role of Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead.

We can offer you:
• friendly, well behaved children who enjoy coming to school;
• a welcoming, supportive, hard-working and motivated staff and governor team, focused on pupil progress and lifelong learning;
• friendly and supportive parents who care about their child’s education;
• a well-resourced forward looking school offering good professional development opportunities;
• a full and thorough induction programme, P.P.A. time with colleagues, a laptop and file sharing for easy access to school documentation;
• membership of a well-established School Led Development Partnership group;
• regular training and solution-focused dialogue and coaching;
• opportunities for leadership development and partnership working with other schools;
• effective systems and structures aimed at reducing workload and ensuring that communication is good.

Our Governors and staff are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the wellbeing of everyone within the Collingwood Family and expect all volunteers and staff to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory references, enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks, Safeguarding and medical checks.

Applying for the job

Please refer to the job description and person specification included in the Information Pack attached to this advert, when completing your application form.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
School size
236 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01245 322258

About Collingwood Primary School

Collingwood Primary School is a happy, popular school with an ethos of care, teamwork and mutual support where children enjoy coming to school because learning is fun.

At Collingwood “we live our lives with minds and arms wide open.”

Arranging a visit to Collingwood Primary School

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed by prior arrangement, following current Covid guidelines. Interested candidates are invited to contact Mrs S Wraight or Mrs D De’Ath via email admin@collingwood.essex.sch.uk to arrange a visit.

School location

Collingwood Road, CHELMSFORD, Essex, CM3 5YJ

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