This job expired on 4 March 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.50

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Our children, staff, governors and trustees are seeking to appoint an aspirational and highly motivated leader who will move our school on to the next phase in its development, when the current, highly respected Headteacher retires on 31st August 2024. This is an excellent opportunity to join a welcoming school rated good by Ofsted and to work with a talented and committed staff team in a friendly environment where pupils’ wellbeing, safety and achievement are paramount.

Fawbert & Barnard’s is a Group 2 (NOR 210) school and was founded in 1836 as a trust school and has extensive grounds and excellent facilities. We are proud to be a founder-member of Templefields Multi-Academy Trust with two other local primary schools. There is strong collaboration between the schools within the trust, providing benefits to children and staff. All staff are employed by the trust and staff recently appointed can be asked to work across the trust.

We are looking for a leader who

* will inspire, motivate and support pupils and staff

* has proven leadership and management skills

* will build on past achievements by helping to develop our school and pupils in creative and innovative ways

* has a clear vision of excellence in primary education and a commitment to high standards of achievement

* will continue to develop a high quality, exciting curriculum

* recognises the strength in collaborative working across the trust

* has excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to foster good relationships with staff, pupils, parents, carers and the wider community

What the school offers its staff

In return, we will offer you

* delightful children who are keen to learn

* a supportive local governing board and trust who will demonstrate a commitment to your continuing professional development

* a committed staff and a supportive parental body, who are very proud of their school

* the support of a CEO and fellow headteachers who work collaboratively across the trust

Further details about the role

We welcome applications from existing Heads, Deputy Heads and Assistant Heads, and would warmly invite you to visit our school and see us at work. To arrange this, please contact: Mrs. Jay Hutchinson: office@fawbert-barnards.essex.sch.uk; 01279 429427, who can also be contacted for an application pack.

Commitment to safeguarding

Fawbert & Barnard's Primary School is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share that commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About Fawbert and Barnard's Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
209 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01279 429427

Fawbert & Barnard's is a vibrant learning community where children develop the values, attitudes and habits they need to live fulfilled lives and to become confident, life-long learners and responsible members of society.

Arranging a visit to Fawbert and Barnard's Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@fawbert-barnards.essex.sch.uk.

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