Headteacher, Hertfordshire

Closing date:

The Hemel Hempstead SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: from January or April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L33 - L39 (£86,660-£100,156 including fringe)
Contract term: Permanent

The Hemel Hempstead School is a mixed ability maintained Foundation school for boys and girls aged 11-18. We have 1139 students, including 209 in the Sixth Form. There are six forms of entry, increasing to seven forms from September 2019. A Good school with ambitions to be Outstanding.

The Governors are looking to appoint an inspirational leader who is passionate about ensuring that each student fulfils their unique potential and has a commitment to the whole school community. You need to have proven leadership skills and be ready to lead a large and complex school. The school's values of 'Responsibility, Respect and Relationships' are at the heart of all we do at The Hemel Hempstead School.

Our new leader will be:

  • a visionary thinker who anticipates and leads change to build success;
  • committed to providing the highest standards of education for all our students;
  • an excellent strategic manager and a team player;
  • able to build strong relationships with students, staff, parents, governors and others within the community.

We offer you:

  • a school that is consistently oversubscribed with first preferences;
  • a forward looking institution which is proud of its history and achievements;
  • the opportunity to be involved in enlarging the school - including a £5 million building programme;
  • students who enjoy their education and thrive on our outstanding extra-curricular opportunities;
  • a dedicated, well qualified teaching and support team.

For an informal conversation about this role please contact our Chair of Governors, Mr Paul Stanbridge at p.stanbridge@hemelschool.com.  Visits to the school are very much welcomed and will be organised on request; please contact Mr Stephen Robinson, Clerk to the Governors at s.robinson@hemelschool.com

All applications should be made electronically to s.robinson@hemelschool.com  

For further details and an application form please refer to the school website at http://www.hhs.herts.sch.uk/information/vacancies.  The Hemel Hempstead School is committed to safeguarding. All postholders are subject to a satisfactory DBS enhanced disclosure.

Closing date: Monday 18th September 2017, 11 am
Interviews: 28th and 29th September 2017

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More about The Hemel Hempstead School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Heath Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP1 1TX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1442 390100
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The Hemel Hempstead School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form in Hertfordshire, serving students from the age of 11-18. The secondary school, situated in Hemel Hempstead has approximately 1,139 students, in...