Headteacher

Ref: 4814

Highworth Grammar School

UK

Role Managed by:

Angus Spratling

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6252

e: Angus.Spratling@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 22/10/2020

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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Highworth Grammar School is a leading selective secondary school for girls aged 11-18 and boys aged 16-18 in Ashford, Kent. Consistently rated Outstanding by Ofsted, we aim to develop students who are reflective, creative and innovative, and eager to become lifelong learners. We prepare our students to be considerate, confident and independent in a caring and respectful community, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

The Governing Body now seeks an exceptional Headteacher to succeed Paul Danielsen after 15 years of outstanding service to the School. For a serving Head who is ambitious and visionary in their leadership or for an aspirational Deputy Head keen to take their next step, this is a unique opportunity to take an already high performing school to beyond outstanding.

The successful candidate will be an inclusive yet challenging leader, with the intellectual and strategic abilities to enable our school to seize the opportunities presented by the rapidly changing educational landscape. We seek a Headteacher who will blend compassion and empathy with commercial acumen and innovation to chart an ambitious course for our school in which our entire community can participate. Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills are essential, as is a deep personal resonance with our ethos and values.

Highworth Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and the Board expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post.

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