Head of School, St Helens

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Haydock High SchoolSt Helens

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L21 – L25 (£64,417 - £71,053
Contract term: Permanent

Haydock is a smaller than average High School located in the north of St Helens.

The school which was established in 1932 is a community school with strong relationships with the area. The strong community spirit can be found across the school which is supported by its small size.

Everyone in the school is known by name resulting in close knit relationships between staff and students. Pastoral support goes above and beyond.

The commitment, work and approach within Haydock High is evidenced in the Haydock Charter and the school motto ‘We Care, We Support, We Achieve’.

The Governors wish to appoint a strong, visionary leader who will inspire, challenge and assist us in moving forward in the next stage of our school improvement.

This is a unique opportunity for a talented and ambitious person to be the senior leader at Haydock High School working with the Executive Headteacher and an able Senior Leadership Team.

The successful candidate will have:

  • drive and ambition with an aspiration for their own Headship;
  • a belief that all students can achieve and that solutions can be found for obstacles to learning
  • personal commitment to ensure high standards throughout the school.

If an informal and confidential phone discussion or visit with the Acting Executive Headteacher, Cameron Sheeran would be helpful, please contact Karen Brereton tel: 01744 678833 or email KBrereton@haydockhigh.sthelens.org.uk to arrange a mutually convenient time. To apply for this role, please go to the school job vacancies section of St Helens Council website (www.sthelens.gov.uk) and apply online. Your application form should be accompanied by a letter of application of no more than two sides of A4 Arial point 11 which should be returned to Karen Brereton, Executive Headteacher’s Personal Assistant at Haydock High.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon, Monday, 19th February, 2018.

Interviews will be held on or before 26th February, 2018.

Haydock High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Clipsley Lane, Haydock, St. Helens, Merseyside, WA11 0JG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1744 678833
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