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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    4 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - One year

Pay scale

L19 £69,712 per annum (SECAT enhanced payscale)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT) and the Academy Committee of Thorpedene Primary School and Nursery are seeking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic, and forward-thinking Headteacher who has the drive, creativity, and commitment to deliver excellence in all areas of the school.

School Vision

‘Achieving, Caring and Respecting with confidence’

We are looking to appoint someone who will:

  • provide innovative opportunities for all our children to shine and achieve
  • have strong values, high expectations and a proven ability to lead and motivate the whole school community within a multi-academy trust
  • lead to ensure the highest quality teaching and learning across the school
  • be visionary, imaginative, flexible, and motivating to work with
  • have a commitment to an inclusive learning environment
  • understand and value early years provision.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • happy, confident children who enjoy learning and achieving
  • dedicated and professional teaching and support staff
  • a committed and supportive Academy Committee structure
  • opportunities to influence and lead as part of the SECAT Executive Team
  • positive working relationships with our five other SECAT schools
  • opportunity to develop and hone your skills across the 2 – 18 age range within a supportive Trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

SECAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance, and satisfactory references.

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About Thorpedene Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
536 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

At Thorpedene we strive to provide a welcoming, friendly and happy learning environment for all our children. This is achieved through our hardworking whole school community including parents, Governors, Trustees and our dedicated team of staff and not forgetting the vital part – our children! We work collaboratively with a clear focus on our school vision and values.
Our aim at Thorpedene is to provide a purposeful, well-balanced curriculum which stimulates learning, encouraging reflective children to have the independence and self-confidence to live and learn, now and in the future.
We are determined to ensure that every child who attends Thorpedene continues to succeed in a supportive learning environment based on the school core values of Achieving, Caring, Respecting with Confidence. We know that children learn better when they are happy. Here at Thorpedene Primary School & Nursery we continue to put the best interests of every child at the heart of our school and ensure that every child is nurtured and challenged to achieve their true potential and pursue their dreams.
We are proud to be a part of the Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT) along with Bournes Green Infant School, Bournes Green Junior School, Hinguar Primary School, Richmond Avenue Primary School and Shoeburyness High School.

Arranging a visit to Thorpedene Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@thorpedene.secat.co.uk.

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