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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 April 2024


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Scale L12 - L16

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our new Head of School will be someone who:

  • Is an outstanding teacher and can model good practice.
  • Is passionate about learning and working with children.
  • Is ambitious for themselves and others.
  • Is a strong communicator with children, parents, and staff.
  • Is a positive role model for all and leads by example.
  • Has a clear understanding of the needs of the school beyond the classroom.
  • Will be committed to supporting the Christian ethos of the school and the Vine Schools Trust of 23 schools, providing many opportunities for personal and professional development within a Church School context.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification, job description, and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A school with high expectations that seeks to get the best out of everyone.
  • Pupils who are incredibly enthusiastic, friendly, and motivated to learn.
  • A committed community of parents, staff, and members of the local school board who are all committed to driving school improvement.
  • A commitment to developing you to your full potential, through high-quality professional growth, coaching, and development.
  • A Senior Leadership network within the Vine Schools Trust.
  • Being an active part of an innovative and exciting partnership of 23 schools.
  • A supportive team of staff who value and appreciate everyone working within the school community.

Further details about the role

Interviews to take place on 9th and 10th May 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our children and all staff share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure, suitable references and relevant pre-employment checks.

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About the schools

Multi-academy trust

The Vine is a Multi Academy Trust (MAT) set up by the Diocese of Chelmsford. We are a family of Church of England primary schools located throughout the Diocese of Chelmsford. Our vision is to serve our local communities by providing excellent education rooted in our Christian values.

We are passionate about school improvement and delivering high quality teaching and learning in all of our schools. We want our children to have the best possible experience as they grow into confident learners with a strong sense of morality and values.

School Details

Arranging a visit to The Diocese Of Chelmsford Vine Schools Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Gina.Bailey@dcvst.org.

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