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St Nicholas Church of England Primary School, Tillingham, Southminster, Essex

Job details

Job role Leadership
Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Within the range L6-L18

Job summary

On behalf of the Directors of The Vine Schools Trust, we would like to recruit four outstanding head teachers to lead our Dengie schools. We are seeking passionate and dedicated head teachers for Latchingdon, St Nicholas', Southminster and St Cedd's C of E Primary Schools.

The Dengie Peninsula is the home to four of our Trust primary schools. We are committed to providing good quality education for the children in this region and work closely with our school leaders to achieve this. We are looking for dedicated, passionate and driven leaders who know what outstanding teaching looks like and have high expectations for the children in their care. We are looking for caring and nurturing leaders who can embrace our Christian ethos and provide a safe, spiritual school for our children and families to thrive. We'd like to recruit four outstanding leaders for these schools who can work together, support each other and, as a result, raise the standards in their own school. The Vine Schools Trust is a family and we want to create a close knit group of heads in this region who are passionate about their own school but committed to working together for the good of all children.

As our Head you will be part of a whole school community and will be a valued member of the Vine Schools Trust family: we have committed and talented staff, happy children, very supportive parents and a strong Local Board of Governance who work in close partnership with the school.

What's important to us:

· Creating and preserving the good reputation of our school within the community
· Commitment to a relevant, engaging and forward thinking curriculum
· A passion for achievement at every level
· Engaged and motivated staff
· A warm and engaging school with happy children who are eager to learn
· A strong Christian ethos
· Managing the school effectively and efficiently within available resources

Applying for the job

For more information, please download our Information Booklet. To apply for this position, please download our application form and submit it to Emma Wigmore (C.E.O.) at Emma.Wigmore@vineschoolstrust.org.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 162 pupils enrolled
Age range 5 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website St Nicholas Church of England Primary School, Tillingham website (opens in a new window)
Contact email Emma.Wigmore@dcvst.org
Contact phone number 01621 779263

About St Nicholas Church of England Primary School, Tillingham

St Nicholas C of E Primary School, is a small village school located at the heart of Tillingham. Our class teachers are supported by an experienced team of Teaching Assistants who also take on additional responsibilities within the school. We have an efficient and dedicated team of administrative staff and a strong, supportive Governing Body. Outside of the school there is a very effective Parent-Teacher Association who raise funds to support our children's experience in school as well as organise events for our children to enrich our community. In 2015 Ofsted judged our school to be good and we are looking for a strong leader to continue our journey and move our school forward.

Arranging a visit to St Nicholas Church of England Primary School, Tillingham

We are aware that it is often difficult to get the feel of a school/area simply from the information in the pack. We would, therefore, positively encourage you to contact our office to arrange a visit and a walk around our school. Such a visit will allow you to begin to understand the ethos of the school and I am sure will help you in the preparation of your application. There is also a wealth of information available on our website about the school and its ethos and approach.

To arrange a school visit please call the school visit on 01621 779263

School location

The Street, Southminster, Essex, CM0 7TJ

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