Headteacher, Chelmsford

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Great Baddow High SchoolChelmsford
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Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 7 (£87,732 - £100,568) 33 - 39
Contract term: Permanent


Group 7 (£87,732 - £100,568) 

As our Headteacher retires this year, the Governors are seeking to appoint an exceptional Headteacher to lead our successful 11-18 stand-alone Academy.  The successful candidate will share our motto ‘Always striving for higher things’. 

We are interested in an application from you if you are passionate about teaching and learning with a commitment to helping our students achieve their full potential.  You will be someone who is an enthusiastic and experienced leader with the vision, energy and ability to inspire at every level.   

An application pack can be downloaded  and for further information please contact Yvette DeFeo, HR Officer on 01245 293711 or by email, yd@gbhs.co.uk  

Only applications submitted on the School’s application form will be considered.  

Pre-application visits are warmly encouraged, please see the Headteacher Applicant Information Pack for further information.

Closing date: Midday on Tuesday 22 January 2019 

Interviews will be held on: 12 and 13 February 2019 

Please note the school will close at 1.00pm on Wednesday 19 December 2018 and re-open on Monday 7 January 2019 

Great Baddow High School is a happy and successful oversubscribed 11-18 school benefitting from a large site and excellent specialist accommodation. Our curriculum is broad and varied and provides opportunities for all learners to achieve; we pride ourselves on balancing modern approaches and technologies with traditional values. 

A large proportion of our students stay on to join the sixth form and are joined by students from elsewhere.  We have a very good sixth form centre and our sixth formers make a valuable contribution to the life of the school. Great Baddow High School is a specialist science and sports college and is a centre of excellence for the region.  Our students benefit from a vast number of enrichment opportunities in many other areas. 

Our motto, always striving for higher things, encapsulates our vision for our students and staff. 

There is a wealth of further information about our school on our website www.gbhs.co.uk 

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people.  All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances including enhanced DBS checks and references.

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More about Great Baddow High School
Address: Duffield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9RZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1245 265821