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.

Year 5 Teacher

School: Little Waltham Church of England Primary School

School Type: Voluntary Aided Church of England School

Position: Full Time

Local Authority: Essex


Closing Date:

26th March 2019


An opportunity has arisen for an outstanding teacher to join our welcoming and happy school.

Little Waltham CEVA Primary School is a vibrant and welcoming community which enjoys positive and supportive relationships with governors, parents and the local community. Our links with the Church are treasured, enabling our pupils to develop and grow in a supportive environment.  We work hard to improve the learning opportunities for all our pupils and value the commitment made by all our staff.

Are you?

  • Dedicated to achieving high standards both for the pupils and personally
  • A team player with the drive and enthusiasm to work with stakeholders to achieve outstanding results
  • Able to use your initiative and be flexible in your approach with a growth mindset
  • Determined to suceed
  • Committed to positive behaviour
  • Excellent at IT
  • Prepared to teach both KS1 and KS2
  • A good communicator at all levels
  • Keen to pursue your own personal development
  • Someone with a good sense of humour who connects well with children

We are offering an excellent opportunity for a passionate and dedicated classroom teacher who is keen to develop their professional skills.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate witll be subject to an enhanced CRB check,


School: Galleywood St Michael's Church of England Junior School

School Type: Voluntary Aided Church of England School

Position: Headteacher

Local Authority: Essex

Salary: L 12 - 19

Closing Date:

An exciting opportunity has arisen due to the retirement of our Headteachers.  The Governors, Staff and Children of this happy and successful school, within a village community, are seeking to appoint an inspirational and creative Headteacher.

The Governors and Staff require a teacher who will .....

  • Have a genuine Christian belief and will understand and nuture the distinctive Christian ethos of the school in which everyone is valued.
  • Put the needs of the children first and make them smile.
  • Show vision, enthusiasm and a positive caring attitude.
  • Be able to lead, motivate, inspire and understand both staff and pupils.
  • Bulid n the excellent progress our school has made.
  • Communicate effectively with the parents and wider community.

We are offering........

  • A Church school with a distinctive Christian ethos, which provides the foundation for everything the school is and does.
  • Strong links with St. Michael's Church.
  • A strong staff team with good morale.
  • Friendly, caring and well-behaved children who love to learn.
  • A strong, supportive, effective and experienced Governing Body
  • Establiseh, strong and successful collaborative partnerhips.
  • An Ofsted graded "Good" school 2017.
  • A SIAMS grade of "Outstanding" 2015.

Come and see St Michael's for yourself.  To arrange a visit please contact the School Business Manager (Mrs. Andrea Wolahn) on 01245 472682 or by email finance@st-michaels-jun.essex.sch.uk.  Address: Barnard Road, Galleywood, Chelmsford, Essex. CM2 8RR.

Website: http://st-michaels-jun.essex.sch.uk



School: St Mary's Church of England Primary School

School Type: Primary School

Position: Headteacher

Local Authority: Essex

Salary: Salary negotiable, indicative range £52k - 62k

Closing Date:

Closing Date: Midday, Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Selection Event: Wednesday 13th February 2019 with a late afternoon tea on Thursday 31st January to meet staff


St Mary's is a welcoming, 1 form entry Church school with a caring ethos situated in the centre of Saffron Walden, a thriving Essex market town close to Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Suffolk borders.  We would like to appoint an excellent practicioner and inspiring Headteacher with the vision, drive and energy to lead our school forward, building on our current Ofsted judgement of Good and aspiring for excellence for the whole school community.


  • Enthusiastic and well-behaved children who greatly enjoy coming to school
  • A committed, hard-working and talented team
  • Parents who appreciate and support the school
  • A collaborative Board of Governors committed to supporting you in your role and to investing in the ongoing development of the school
  • Strong, supportive links with the Church


An ambitious and dynamic leader who:

  • will enhance the standards of teaching and learning to maximise the progress of every pupil whilst valuing each child as an individual and providing a wide range of opportunities for all
  • has the passion and experience to engage and empower our staff
  • has excellent interpersonal skills, able to create effective and positive relationships with parents and all members of the church community
  • will further strengthen our links with other local schools
  • will continue to nurture and develop the Christian faith, values and ethos of our Church school.

School visits are warmely welcome and will be hosted by one of our governors.  Please contact Richard Peet, our Vice-Chair, to make arrangements by email: richardpeet@st-maryscofe.essex.sch.uk.

If you would like a more informal chat about this opportunity, in confidence, please contact our governance adviser, Andrea Morley at Balance Education Consultancy via andrea.morley@balanceec.com


Please visit our advert on the Essex Schools Jobe website for an Application Pack and to apply online: