Chelmsford Diocesan
Board of Education

School Vacancies

The Education Department is pleased to offer the opportunity for Church schools within the Diocese to advertise their employment opportunities, both for teaching staff and other posts.


School: Lawford Church of England (Voluntary Controlled) Primary School, Manningtree

School Type:

Position: Headteacher

Local Authority:


Closing Date:

High quality learning and caring together in an encouraging Christian environment.”

We are proud to be a Church of England School who offer a caring and encouraging environment for each and every individual that makes up our school community. Following the announcement of her retirement by our successful Head Teacher, Lawford CofE Primary School are seeking an exceptional leader to guide our school through the next chapter in its progression.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Will demonstrate a clear vision for the School,
  • Can plan and will implement the plan to deliver an excellent school.
  • Will embrace new challenges and manage and implement change as the school continues to grow
  • Will maintain and reinforce the distinctive Christian ethos and high standards that embody Lawford CofE School.
  • Has the ability to inspire, engage and manage staff to deliver the best possible learning experiences and outcomes for all pupils.
  • Can confidently analyse and monitor performance data and use this to inform the school’s development.

We can offer:

  • A dedicated, enthusiastic and ambitious team of staff, parents and children
  • An informed, engaged and balanced governing body that has the school’s best interest at heart.
  • A stable, successful foundation that is supported by the local community

‘The high quality of relationships and pupils’ excellent behaviour is recognised and affirmed. It is rooted in a high level of care and loving support.’ 

SIAMS September 2017 (Outstanding)

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Please email us via recruitment@lawford.essex.sch.uk if you require further information or to arrange a visit.

Closing Date: Monday 8 January 2018 – Midday
Shortlisting Date: 11 & 12 January 2018
Interview Date: Monday 22 January 2018


Education Support Officer


School Type:

Position: Full Time (35 hours per week)

Local Authority:

Salary: £20,939 to £25,592 subject to experience and qualifications

Closing Date:

Closing Date:  Midnight Sunday 4 June

Interviews: Tuesday 20 June


Would you like to work at the heart of our dynamic Education Team which serves 140 Church schools across the Diocese?

A new vacancy has arisen for an Education Support Officer to support our Schools Officer in financial, academy conversions and building project administration. The successful candidate will also work alongside an administrator colleague responding to the needs of schools and parishes with tact, organising events and updating our website and publications.  

Salary: £20,939 to £25,592 subject to experience and qualifications.

Flexibility (e.g. during school holidays) may be considered for an exceptional candidate.

For more information and how to apply, please visit: 


Further information about the Diocesan Board of Education can be found at http://www.cdbe.org.uk/


School: belchamp St Paul Church of England VC Primary School

School Type: Primary School

Position: Headteacher

Local Authority:

Salary: £55,048-£60,732

Closing Date:

19th May 2017 - Midday


For over 150 years St Luke's Church of England School has been at the heart of our village, nurturing and supporting children to be the best they can be. With strong links to St Luke's Church, we have created an inclusive, caring Christian community where pupils and staff feel valued, supported and respected. St Luke’s aims for excellence in learning, teaching and personal achievement.

For full details please download the pdf here.