Headteacher, Lincolnshire

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The Skegness Grammar SchoolLincolnshire

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Start date: 01/01/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £70,000
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The David Ross Education Trust is looking for a dynamic and inspirational Head Teacher at Skegness Grammar School www.sgs.lincs.sch.uk 

If you are looking for your next move, are ambitious, inspirational, dynamic, want to be part of our success and lead Skegness Grammar School on a path to outstanding then we want to hear from you.

The Chair of Governors, Paul Ainsworth says ‘We are looking for a Principal who will lead our Academy with vision, energy, passion and positivity. A creative thinker who will inspire and lead their team to deliver outstanding results. We wish to see Skegness Grammar School as the centre of academic learning in the locality and initially challenging to become one of the highest performing grammar schools in Lincolnshire. The behaviour of the pupils is exceptional and there is a wonderful learning culture which we wish to see the new Principal capitalise on fully. Extra-curricular provision is very strong and the new Principal must be equally committed to this provision alongside academic excellence.

Together with full support from the Trust we have a strong commitment to provide all pupils with extensive enrichment opportunities and maximise every child’s potential’.

Salary & Benefits

· Salary circa £70k

· Access to Teachers Pension Scheme


· Health Care

· Cycle Scheme

· Eye care

· Other benefits

About You

· Successful leadership of innovation and change management and transformational learning 

· Successful management of monitoring and evaluation strategies of quality of teaching and learning, student outcomes, quality of provision and efficiency

· Successful management of whole school improvement strategies

· Successful experience of working with children from disadvantaged backgrounds

· Extensive experience of developing staff and of team building

· In-depth knowledge and understanding of current educational priorities Recent and relevant management development/training

· Experience of promoting equality and diversity, inclusion and appropriate strategies for children with special educational needs

· Motivation to work with children and young people particularly relating to safeguarding and promoting their welfare

· Teaching Qualification

About Us

You can find out more by looking at our website www.dret.co.uk we have grown to 33 academies, incorporating primary, secondary, a grammar, and special schools. We have over 2000 staff committed to delivering educational excellence to our 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. We are setting high standards to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

Academies have their unique place in local communities; we share common goals, aspirations, values that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We have regional hubs and share skills and knowledge and experience across our academies allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. 

We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance  to enhance high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

About the Academy

We are a traditional Grammar School with our students being the focus of school. Our students achieve high academic success and as a school we take great pride in producing well-rounded, cultured individuals with a high level of social skills. The ethos of our school is based on the celebration of excellence in a caring, supportive environment which encourages pupils to achieve beyond their expectations and places strong emphasis on self-discipline, good manners and courtesy.

Our traditional grammar school curriculum is enhanced by a wide range of extra-curricular and enrichment programmes and enables our students to apply for the top courses at the top universities. We are proud of our school and its long record of past achievements but our focus is firmly on our current students, the challenges facing them and our responsibility to equip them to meet the demands of a rapidly changing world.

Apply now

To apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter to jobs@dret.co.uk by 15th of September 2017.

Skegness Grammar School is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Job location

More about The Skegness Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Vernon Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE25 2QS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1754 610000
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Located in Skegness, Lincolnshire, The Skegness Grammar School is a co-educational grammar school. First opened in 1483 by the founder of Magdalen College Oxford, William de Waynflete, the school has operated on its current site since 1933. After spe...