Assistant Head, Colchester

Closing date:Expiring today

Colchester High SchoolColchester

Date posted:
Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

For 135 years, Colchester High School has been providing an outstanding education to our pupils. The only co-ed independent school in Colchester, we look after the education and welfare of children age 2 ½ to 16 years old. 

We are now looking for an innovative, forward thinking Assistant Head for School Development and Pastoral lead within the whole school. 

Our vision is to allow our students to be the best that they can be, via academic success and character development. To allow pupils to have their individual needs met via personalised learning, in a caring and supportive environment. 

You must be dynamic and creative, with the ability to lead and motivate the whole school development and improvement via curriculum and data management. 

In addition, you will be whole school pastoral lead, offering guidance and mentoring to each Key Stage Phase Leader. You will be a Safeguarding expert, with the skills to oversee associated safeguarding policies. 

You will need to be a strong leader, with the ability to manage staff, pupils and parents. 

This is a new and exciting role for the right person, and if you feel that you are that person, please read the Job Description and apply before 23 February 2018. 

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Wellesley Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3HD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1206 573389
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Colchester High School is a mixed, non-selective, Church of England all-through school with nursery classes and sixth form situated in Colchester, Essex. It provides 558 places for nursery, primary, secondary and sixth-form students aged 2-18.

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