2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 May 2021 at 12:00am

  • Date listed

    21 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership 8-21

Job summary

Head of School for de Vere Primary School

(L8 - 21)

Required for September 2021

Are you an outstanding leader with a vision for inspirational education provision?

Do you believe in unlimited opportunities for all children?

de Vere Primary School is part of Attain Academy Partnership whose family of schools work as a team to provide an outstanding education for all children in all schools, relevant to the world in which they live. We aim to develop:

Ambitious, capable learners who are resilient and independent;
Enterprising, creative contributors who have a real love of learning;
Ethical, informed citizens who value differences and inclusivity;
Healthy, confident individuals who contribute to a mutually supportive environment.
We are looking to recruit an inspiring leader to build on the many strengths of our school and drive excellent educational outcomes for all our children.

This is a unique opportunity to lead a well-respected primary school within a supportive village community and to build upon its many strengths as a valued member of Attain.

The staff, governors and trustees form a welcoming, collegiate and supportive partnership who share their expertise to ensure that every child receives an outstanding education.

If you share our vision we would like to hear from you.

You will have:

Proven leadership and management skills, with a clear vision of excellence in education;
A strong ability to communicate with staff, children, parents and governors;
A track record of strategic thinking and planning;
A fierce determination to drive higher educational standards at every level of the school;
A commitment to the continuing development and motivation of all staff.
We can offer you:

Happy, motivated and well-behaved children who are excited about their learning and eager to contribute;
An enthusiastic, talented and hard-working staff;
A supportive and committed Local Governing Board and Board of Trustees who will proactively seek to work with you to realise a shared vision for the school.
Please contact the school office in order to arrange a visit to the school: 01787 460237

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 12th May 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 19th May 2021

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
Up to 210 pupils
Age range
4 to 11
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About de Vere Primary School

de Vere is a small school with a big heart. We aim to encourage a lifelong love of learning by providing a caring environment where children feel safe and secure. All the children are known as individuals, and their talents and strengths recognised. We have high expectations for the children and provide a rich and varied curriculum which challenges and inspires.

Arranging a visit to de Vere Primary School

Please contact the school office in order to arrange a visit to the school: 01787 460237

School location

Kirby Hall Road, Halstead, Essex, CO9 3EA

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