Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Contract type
Leadership Range L18-24 (£64,143-£74,295)

Job summary

  • Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT) and the Academy Committee of Thorpedene Primary School 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.
      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 3 – 18 age range within a
      supportive Trust.

    Applying for the job

    Please complete SECAT application form and Recruitment Monitoring form and send to
    Forms can be downloaded from www.secat,co,uk

    More on how to apply (opens in new tab)

    Supporting documents

    If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 4 to 11
    Education phase
    School size
    505 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    4 to 11
    Contact email
    Contact phone number

    About Thorpedene Primary School

    Thorpedene is a successful, large primary school, educating and caring for approximately 500 children and 90 employees.
    The school is set in a community, whose purpose is the creation of a happy, safe, and secure environment in which learning in all its aspects is encouraged. Where we develop each child emotionally, so each is valued, has a sense of responsibility, demonstrates respect, and shows care for everyone, both within school and within the wider community.

    Our aim at Thorpedene Primary School 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 Primary School 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 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.

    Arranging a visit to Thorpedene Primary School

    School Visits can be arranged by contacting jan d'Eca on or 07725 481866
    Visits can be arranged during w/c 13 September 2021

    School location

    Delaware Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS3 9NP

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