Headteacher, Hertfordshire

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Stanborough SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: September 2018 (negotiable - January 2019 for the right candidate)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 7
Contract term: Permanent

Stanborough School is an oversubscribed ‘Good’ School which has been asked to expand due to local demand for places. This is an exciting time with plans for expansion and the development of our building project in 2019, enabling our school to expand from a seven form entry to an eight form entry school.

Following the retirement of our Headteacher, who has been in post for the last 15 years, the governing body are looking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher with the skills and vision to build on Stanborough School’s current successes and achievements. We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative leader who can continue to lead us into the future.

You will need to have proven leadership skills and be passionate about ensuring that each student fulfils their potential. You will be confident and positive, with strong leadership credentials and the ability to build relationships with a wide variety of internal and external partners. You will constantly be planning ahead, working closely with governors and the SLT to develop a compelling vision for the school.

Further information about the post, together with the job brief and person specification, can be found within the Application Pack.

If you would like to apply for this post, when completing your application form you should ensure that you address each of the selection criteria and provide supporting evidence on how you meet the criteria through reference to work or other relevant experience.

We warmly invite you to visit our school, meet our staff, students and Headteacher. To make arrangements please contact Tim Braybrook, Deputy Headteacher on tel: 07539442548 or by email on:tbraybrook@stanborough.herts.sch.uk or Neil Hounsom, Chair of Governors on tel: 07593096262 or by email on: nhounsom@stanborough.herts.sch.uk

Closing Date:9am Monday 30th April
Shortlisting:Thursday 3rd May
Interviews:Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th May

Stanborough Maths and Computing Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, including the barred list, as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2016).

For more information and to apply online pleas visit: https://www.teachinherts.com/find-a-job/view,headteacher_46544.htm

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More about Stanborough School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lemsford Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 6YR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1707 321755
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Stanborough School is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Its sixth-form provision operates under a collaborative arrangement with four other local schools.