Assistant Headteacher, Hemel Hempstead

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John F Kennedy Catholic SchoolHemel Hempstead

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12-16
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

“Pupils arrive happy, behave well, treat one another with thoughtfulness and courtesy and truly appreciate the work of their staff to care for and educate them.” (Ofsted 2017)  

“The pupils are proud to belong to the school and are appreciative of the encouragement to succeed and the holistic education they receive.” (Section 48 2017)  

Applications are invited for the post of Assistant Headteacher.  

John F Kennedy Catholic School is a successful comprehensive for students aged 11-18.  Our recent Section 8 Ofsted inspection in March 2017 confirmed that we remain a ‘good’ school. The Diocesan Section 48 Inspection in December 2017 judged the classroom religious education and Catholic Life of the school to be ‘good’.    The governors are seeking to appoint a successful Middle Leader to join the Senior Leadership Team on its whole school journey from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’.  At the heart of our mission is striving for the highest academic achievement and personal development for our students.   

We welcome applications from candidates of all faiths and none, though support for our Catholic ethos is expected.

To apply: Please complete and return the CES Senior Leadership Application Form, Recruitment Monitoring Form and Rehabilitation of Offenders Form (available to download from to Eva Final, Headteacher’s PA at Or visit our website 

It is our understanding that ‘Section 8 – Supporting Statement’ is a letter of application which addresses the Person Specification and demonstrates your readiness to take on the role as outlined in the Job Description.  

For further information and to arrange a visit, please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Eva Final at or by phone 01442 266150.

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More about John F Kennedy Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Hollybush Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 2PH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1442 266150
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