Headteacher, Derbyshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Brookfield Community SchoolDerbyshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to L36 (£94,416)
Contract term: Permanent


Brookfield Community School

Required: September 2019 or sooner if possible

Salary: Up to L36 (£94,416) 

Brookfield Community School is a large 11 - 18 Academy with 1260 students on roll situated on the western edge of Chesterfield and next to the Peak District National Park. Governors are seeking to appoint a high calibre leader who will further improve all aspects of our current provision and ensure we become outstanding in terms of Ofsted and also in the eyes of our students, parents, staff and the wider community.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a demonstrable proven track record in Educational Leadership 
  • be able to provide a compelling strategic vision for the school which has high quality, inclusive education at its heart
  • be able to inspire, challenge and empower all members of the school and wider community to play their part in achieving that vision 
  • manage resources effectively and innovatively to secure best value and promote the highest achievement for students and staff alike 

This is an exciting time for a new Headteacher to join us. We are due to join the Redhill Academy Trust during the Spring of 2019. The Redhill Trust’s core purpose of raising student achievement is reflected in its values, ethos and working practices.  This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding trust.  The Redhill Academy is also the lead school for the Redhill Teaching School Alliance, comprising of over 30 schools with a range of ages and abilities.

There is a real opportunity to further improve our academic results and shape future strategy ensuring that we remain the school of first choice in the area.

We have talented staff, committed and enthusiastic students, strong local partnerships and a wide range of extra-curricular and sporting opportunities for students.  Our enviable market town location, next to open countryside is within easy reach of many urban areas. 

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed.  Please contact the school on 01246 568115 in order to make an appointment. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Tim Croft Executive Headteacher at tcroft@bolsover.derbyshire.sch.uk  

Please also visit our school website: www.brookfield.derbyshire.sch.uk 

Further details and an application pack are available online at www.brookfield.derbyshire.sch.uk 

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More about Brookfield Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 3NS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1246 568115
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Brookfield is an 11-18 comprehensive school, situated on the western edge of Chesterfield in a pleasant suburb. The school started its life in 1991, following a major reorganisation of secondary education ...