8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
LS21-LS27 (£70,204-£81,124)

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and aspirational leader for our happy and successful primary school who will work with other Headteachers to contribute to raising standards across the Trust.

Our new Headteacher will demonstrate:
• Strategic thinking to develop a vision for our school.
• Proven leadership and management skills with the effective communication skills to all
members of the school community.
• Significant experience in improving teaching, learning and assessment so that all pupils are able to thrive.

Our school and MAT can offer you:
• A strong committed leadership team.
• A supportive and welcoming school environment with positive pupils who enjoy learning in a safe environment .
• A team of talented and conscientious staff who work together to provide the best education and support for our pupils.
• An enthusiastic and supportive Trust and Local Governing Body.
Berlesduna Academy Trust values and invests in staff, offering excellent training, development and planned career progression.

• Experience to adapt to an ever changing educational world.
• A passion for fostering a love of learning in all pupils and be able to promote positive attitudes in pupils and staff.
• Experience of working in partnership with other local schools and external agencies in order to contribute to creating a strong, resilient and responsive community.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
632 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01268 464759

About The Willows Primary School

The Willows Primary School and Nursery is located at Church Road, Basildon. We are one of eight schools that form the Berlesduna Academy Trust (www.berlesduna.co.uk), where the vision is to create and foster a culture of high aspiration, enjoyment for learning, academic success and lifelong skills amongst all pupils, regardless of their social, economic or cultural background.

Arranging a visit to The Willows Primary School

Virtual visits or after hours tours can be arranged by contacting Lisa Perry on lisaperry@berlesduna.co.uk or by phone on 01268 464759.

School location

Church Road, Basildon, Essex, SS14 2EX

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