Headteacher, Somerset

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Sexey's SchoolSomerset

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L25 to L29 (£71,053 to £78,359 per annum) negotiable depending on experience plus accommodation
Contract term: Permanent


Required September 2018

L25 to L29 (£71,053 to £78,359 per annum) negotiable depending on experience plus accommodation

The Governors are seeking to appoint a dynamic, committed and inspirational individual to lead the school forward through its next phase of development. The next Headteacher of our school will be a visionary and strategic thinker with exceptional leadership experience. You will have a proven track record of raising educational standards and experience of successfully leading change and motivating others. 

We are looking for a candidate who has the ability to inspire, demonstrate and support the highest expectations for all, a person who can lead by example with high professional standards and with energy and resilience.

In return, we offer engaging and motivated students, a committed and supportive governing body, dedicated staff and enthusiastic parents.

Candidates are invited to come and visit the school once the new term starts on 8th January. To arrange a visit, please contact Sarah Stallion, PA to the Headteacher, on 01749 814103 or by-mailing sstallion@sexeys.somerset.sch.uk.

Completed application forms should be e-mailed, together with a covering letter, to jobs@sexeys.somerset.sch.uk

Closing Date:   Thursday 1st February (noon)

Interviews: Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd February 

Sexey’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In support of this, the post requires a criminal background check via the disclosure procedure. The successful applicant will therefore be subject to an Enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check, references and other checks.

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More about Sexey's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Cole Road, Bruton, Somerset, BA10 0DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1749 813393
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About Sexey's School

Sexey’s is a leading Church of England, co-ed state boarding and day academy for ages 11-18. The school is one of only thirty eight state boarding schools in the country and, with 200 boarders, is one of the largest. The fact tha...