Assistant Headteacher, Chesham

Closing date:

Chesham Grammar SchoolChesham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L13-17 + London Fringe Allowance £54,021 – £59,485 pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and innovative Assistant Headteacher to join our Senior Leadership Team at this outstanding school. The post holder will play a full leadership role within the school. Specific areas of responsibility will be determined on appointment but are likely to include whole school leadership of the curriculum or teaching and learning.

We wish to appoint an outstanding teacher who also has:

  • successful experience in a leadership and management role
  • a track record of personal professional development
  • a passionate belief in the potential of our students and a commitment to excellence
  • the ability to think strategically and creatively
  • excellent IT skills
  • the ability to motivate and inspire staff, students and parents
  • a sense of humour
  • a track record as a team player.

For an application pack, please see linked documents or via the link to the school website. Completed applications should be emailed to

Closing date: 9am, Monday 19 February 2018

Interviews: Thursday 1 March and Friday 2 March 2018

Chesham Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Chesham Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Whitehill, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 1BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 782854
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Chesham Grammar School is a successful and highly sought after co-educational grammar school with 1,272 students on roll (396 in the Sixth Form).

The School covers a site of about 20 acres, encompassing Chesham Leisure Centre, and is classed as ‘withi...