Head of School, Derbyshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Hope Valley CollegeDerbyshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership 20-24
Contract term: Permanent

Hope Valley College, a comprehensive school in the Peak District, Derbyshire is seeking a passionate and talented Head of School to lead the school.

The appointment is made initially to Hope Valley College, which is a single academy trust. However, the Governing Body has agreed that Hope Valley College will join Chorus Education Trust – a growing, local trust founded in Sheffield, that cherishes both aspiration and inclusion. This is due to happen imminently.

Hope Valley College is a school at the very heart of its local community. Its buildings sit within the village of Hope in the stunning surroundings ofthe Derbyshire Peak District and are a focal point for local activities. The Hope Valley is around 11 miles from the city of Sheffield, with a local community made up of a number of rural villages.

The school has over 570 students, with a small number within a post-16 provision for students who have SEN and/or disabilities.

Since an Ofsted judgement in December 2017, the school has been under temporary leadership. Since then the GCSE results have improved and the governing body is now seeking a new leader who can build upon this and ensure Hope Valley College becomes the outstanding school it has the potential to be.

Please send completed application forms to Carly Braid at recruitment@chorustrust.org

Please note CVs and other application forms will not be accepted.

Deadline: 23:59 Sunday 24 March 2019.

Interviews will take place: 29 and 30 April 2019.

The successful candidate(s) will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions)Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.

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More about Hope Valley College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Castleton Road, Hope, Hope Valley, Derbyshire, S33 6SD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1433 620555
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