Headteacher, Hale/Timperley Area of Altrincham

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Altrincham CollegeHale/Timperley Area of Altrincham

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 6 (dependent upon experience)
Contract term: Permanent

An excellent opportunity for an outstanding, dynamic  leader to become the next Headteacher at Altrincham College, an over-subscribed, ‘good’ 11-18 Academy and a fantastic place to work.

Competitive negotiable salary for a Group 6 school, dependent upon experience.


Altrincham College is a ‘good’ school (Ofsted March 2017) with a great reputation and exciting future. We are an 11-18 Academy situated in attractive, spacious grounds in the Hale/Timperley area of Altrincham, catering for approximately 970 students and proud of our long standing reputation as a fully inclusive and supportive school.

In September 2017 Altrincham College became the lead school in our newly formed MAT, South Manchester Learning Trust, and this provides a whole host of opportunities for further development and innovation, true partnership and collaborative working, linked to expansion of the trust.

The Headteacher will be expected to lead all aspects of the day to day running of Altrincham College to ensure the school continues to develop, innovate and improve further, remaining a shining light and model of outstanding practice for the Trust.

We are looking to appoint a Headteacher with:-

· Outstanding educational leadership qualities 

· A real passion for working with young people

· Outstanding teaching experience with evidence of impact

· High expectations of others and high aspirations for their own professional development

· A willingness to contribute to the school at every level

· The highest standards of professionalism and personal presentation

We can offer:-

· A friendly, supportive and hugely talented whole staff team

· A family friendly school ethos

· A school with an exciting future and a history of continuous improvement and development

· Outstanding and supportive leadership at all levels

· An inclusive learning ethos

· A great place to work 

Application Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 4th June 2018

Interview Dates:                Thursday 14th and Friday 15th June 2018

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More about Altrincham College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Green Lane, Timperley, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15 8QW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 980 7173
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Altrincham College is an over-subscribed modern high school set in attractive, spacious grounds in the semi-rural Hale/Timperley area of Altrincham. The school currently caters for approximately 960 pupils aged 11-18, so is the ideal size to offer op...