Headteacher, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 4UZ

Closing date:

Southend High School for GirlsSouthend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 4UZ

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable according to experience (relocation package available if appropriate) - Group 7 School
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Do you have?

The ability to take an ”Outstanding” school forward.

The skills to lead with enthusiasm and decisiveness.

The ability and drive to inspire and motivate.

The Governing Body is looking for an exceptional candidate for this successful school. At the last inspection Ofsted judged Southend High School for Girls as “Outstanding” in all categories. 

What is next? 

This is a wonderful opportunity for a highly motivated leader to bring creativity, innovation and further success to the school. You will have a proven track record of achievement.

You will be a hardworking, visionary, compassionate leader with drive and integrity and a belief in selective education.

Who are we?

Southend High School for Girls is a selective 11-18 girls’ Academy Grammar School with boys accepted into the sixth form. We are proud of our reputation, we enjoy excellent GCSE and A’ Level results and are in the top 100 state schools in England. 

We are the Lead School for the area SCITT and run initial teacher training across the whole Southend area.  We have a national reputation for sports. Extra curricular activities play a huge role in the life of the school.

We have highly motivated, ambitious students, excellent facilities and a strong staff team with an ethos of tolerance and respect.

Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 14th November 2018.

Shortlisting: Friday 16th November 2018.

“Meet the Governors”: 4.30pm on Wednesday 21st November 2018.

Interviews: Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd November 2018.

Job start: September 2019.

A Candidate Brief with further details is available on our website.

We welcome applicants who wish to visit the school before coming for interview. This can be arranged by contacting Anita Pickett on 01702 583082 or by email: apickett@shsg.org

All staff at Southend High School for Girls have a responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.



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More about Southend High School for Girls
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Southchurch Boulevard, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 4UZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1702 588852
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‘Southend High School for Girls is an outstanding school. All aspects of the school’s work are excellent and the great majority of parents, carers and students are extremely pleased with the quality of education and the care, guidance and support it ...