Headteacher, Faversham, Kent

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The Abbey SchoolFaversham, Kent

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L34 – L40 with potential enhancement for exceptional candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you the leader we are looking for?

We are looking for someone with the vision and drive to lead the Abbey School into the next stage of its development and explore the potential opportunities of working with a range of partners to extend the benefits of our school to the wider community. We will encourage you to innovate as a leader of education and to continue to push progress and raise aspirations, in order to provide the best possible education for each pupil.

The community. We believe in achievement: in educating the whole person, developing all the talents that each child may have. Our aim is to provide a seven-year journey to adulthood, equipping young adults to be confident, full of self-esteem and ready to take a lead part in the 21st century. We value the importance of a broad and balanced curriculum that facilitates successful entry to a variety of higher education course and careers.

You will be joining the school at a time of exceptional opportunity. Faversham is growing and our school is expanding with it. We have a rising roll and work will be starting shortly on a new PSPB building which will be dedicated to Technologies and Humanities.

We aim to develop well rounded young adults, with a sense of confidence in their abilities and well prepared for life as responsible adults. We welcome you to experience our positive inspiring community for yourself with a visit to the school.

Please contact Kate Wright on 01223 907 973 / 07901 585 959 or kwright@academicis.co.uk for a confidential conversation or to arrange a school visit.

All completed applications to be sent to Kate Wright E: kwright@academicis.co.uk              by 12 noon on Monday 23rd April 2018

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to DBS checks where appropriate along with other relevant checks. We reserve the right to research applicants on social media platforms and the internet, and the panel members may take this into consideration during the recruitment process.

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More about The Abbey School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: London Road, Faversham, Kent, ME13 8RZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1795 532633
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The Abbey School is a co-educational 11-19 academy 1,016 students (180 in the sixth form) situated on the rural outskirts of the pretty market town of Faversham with excellent links to London. We became a stand alone academy in August 2011. We are un...