Headteacher, Surrey

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Woking High SchoolSurrey

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive within the Group 7 School Range
Contract term: Permanent

Woking High School is a vibrant, high achieving, oversubscribed school with Academy status. We pride ourselves on innovative practice, consistently high standards of teaching, learning and assessment and are committed to both the pastoral and academic success of all our students.  

Following the retirement of the current Headteacher after 13 years of exceptional service, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and inspirational new Headteacher to build on the considerable achievements and successes of the school.      

We are seeking a proven or aspiring Headteacher who: 

- will continue to drive high quality school improvement; 

- has a track record of outstanding leadership together with the determination and talent to inspire our young people and staff to achieve more than they believe is possible; 

- is able to communicate and implement a clear strategic vision; 

- is an excellent leader of people.

In return, we are able to offer the opportunity to work in one of the top performing 11-16 schools in Surrey, which is also consistently placed in the top 10% of non-selective schools for progress and attainment nationally.  Our students are well-behaved and highly motivated and you will be supported by a dedicated and committed team of staff, including an exceptional Senior Leadership Team and an equally supportive Governing Body. In addition, we are one of only 7% of Investors in People organisations that holds the prestigious ‘Gold’ standard award.  This achievement highlights our commitment to leading, managing, training and supporting our staff through an extensive bespoke CPD/personal professional development plan.

You are welcome to telephone or email Mrs Ali Search, HR Manager, (asearch@wokinghigh.surrey.sch.uk) directly for an informal discussion and to book a tour of the school. The Headteacher Recruitment Pack can be downloaded from our website www.wokinghigh.surrey.sch.uk (About Us – Employment Opportunities).  Please click here https://vimeo.com/297907966 to see the Spirit of Woking High School in action.

Closing date for applications:  22nd March at midday

Interview dates: 25th/26th/29th April

Woking High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Woking High School is committed to providing all staff with continued professional development to support and develop them in their careers. 

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More about Woking High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Morton Road, Horsell, Woking, Surrey, GU21 4TJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 888 447
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About Woking High School

Woking High School is an excellent school. It was judged as Good by Ofsted in February 2016, attained Outstanding grades for both the Leadership & Management of the school and the Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfa...