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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    20 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Within the range L8-21

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A passionate and experienced educator, dedicated to providing the highest standards of education and preserving the good reputation of our school within the community.
  • Someone with a deep understanding and respect for the Christian ethos of our school.
  • A natural leader who can inspire and motivate our talented team of teachers and support staff.
  • Excellent communication skills, fostering strong relationships with parents, governors, and the wider community.
  • A visionary, able to shape an engaging and forward thinking curriculum that embraces diversity and fosters a love for learning.
  • A compassionate leader who can support the individual needs of our pupils, ensuring each child reaches their full potential.

What the school offers its staff

  • A warm and nurturing school environment with a strong Christian ethos.
  • A dedicated, committed, and enthusiastic team of staff.
  • Supportive governors and parents who are actively involved in school life.
  • Access to ongoing professional development and training opportunities.
  • Beautiful surroundings and state-of-the-art facilities to enhance the learning experience.

Further details about the role

The Diocese of Chelmsford Vine Schools Trust have a fantastic opportunity for a compassionate, inspirational leader to join our vibrant and welcoming St Margaret’s Church of England Academy, starting January 2024.

The Vine Schools Trust is a family of 23 schools and we want to create a close knit group of headteachers who are passionate about their own school but committed to working together for the good of all children.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification, job description contained in the Information for Candidates booklet, and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Join us at St Margaret’s and make a difference in the lives of our wonderful pupils. Apply now to become part of a caring community where every child's potential is celebrated and cherished.

We look forward to meeting you and sharing our exiting opportunities.

Once you have submitted your application form, you will receive an email confirming that your application has been received.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Interview Date: 26th September 2023, time to be confirmed.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Margaret's Church of England Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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About St Margaret's Church of England Academy, Bowers Gifford

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
217 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Church of England Primary School

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

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