Head of School, Surrey

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Magna Carta SchoolSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Fringe School L24-L32
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Magna Carta School, a Good school (Ofsted 2017), is seeking a new head of school with vision, drive, experience, inspiration and dedication following the retirement of the current postholder.  This is a superb opportunity for an experienced deputy or serving head of school to build on her legacy and take the school to Outstanding.

Our ideal candidate will be an inspirational and thoughtful leader who can further develop the school’s vision.  A strong focus on the quality of teaching and learning is essential along with the drive and rigour to maintain the improvements in terms of progress and attainment throughout the school.   The successful candidate will have the tenacity and commitment required to evaluate, identify and action areas for improvement in the school.   

The Magna Carta School is a founder member of the Unity Schools Trust and the 2015 Learning Partnership.  The successful candidate will continue to develop links with the Trust and Partnership and work collaboratively with other local schools.

The Magna Carta School is situated in Staines-upon-Thames with close links to major road and rail networks.  

We have a comprehensive range of professional development opportunities available for all staff and our staff care package ensures that access is available to many services such as wellbeing support and medical treatment.

Our Candidate Pack for this role gives further details about this post.  The specific application form attached to this role should be completed by applicants wishing to be considered.  Application statements should address the key areas of focus highlighted in the form.

More about The Magna Carta School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Thorpe Road, Staines, Middlesex, TW18 3HJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1784 454 320
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The Magna Carta School is a high achieving school of 1250 students between 11 and 16 years old. We are proud of our history of success and our reputation in the local community. The school is well known as a place of excellence and we are very proud ...