Headteacher, Thame Oxon

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Lord Williams's School Thame Oxon

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £96,763 – £111,007 + Relocation Package
Contract term: Permanent

Are you a high calibre leader with a passion to maximise the potential of each individual student?

THEN.... read on!

Lord Williams’s School is an outstanding, inclusive, consistently oversubscribed, comprehensive school. We are proud of our attention to each individual student and focus on maximising their potential in their educational success as well as supporting emotional well-being and personal development. Students’ personal development is at the heart of our pastoral care system. We strive for the highest quality overall outcomes for every student and this is of greater importance to us than school league tables. Our students are polite, courteous, welcoming and well behaved. We are fully committed to equality of opportunity and celebration of diversity. This amazing opportunity has arisen due to the retirement of our current Head Teacher.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be fully committed to comprehensive education and inclusivity
  • Be a dynamic, inspirational leader with vision and drive
  • Have excellent leadership and management skills to further improve our outstanding school
  • Have the energy, enthusiasm and commitment to inspire our dedicated staff and students
  • Have the creativity and ability to innovate and work collaboratively with our external partners
  • Have a flair for working in partnership with parents, other stakeholders and the wider community

We will provide you with:

  • Highly motivated, well behaved students with a strong desire to learn
  • A committed, hard-working, highly skilled and friendly staff
  • A cohesive school community with strong relationships between students and staff
  • A range of extracurricular activities to develop the whole child
  • A commitment to enable high quality continuing professional development for you

Applicants are warmly welcome to visit the school from 10.00am - 12.00pm on 10th, 15th, 17th, 21st and 22nd January.  To arrange a visit please contact Sarah Wormley on 01844 210599 or email lwsrecruit@lordwilliams.oxon.sch.uk

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 28th January 2019.
Shortlisting will take place on 1st February 2019
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 13th Thursday 14th and Friday 15th February 2019.

The post is available from September 2019.

Please email completed applications to Sarah Wormley at lwsrecruit@lordwilliams.oxon.sch.uk

 Lord Williams’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks. Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory medical, reference and DBS clearance and also to The Asylum and Immigration Act ID checks.

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More about Lord Williams's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Upper School, Oxford Road, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1844 210510
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Lord Williams’s School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, 11-18 academy with sixth form, situated in Thame in Oxfordshire. The school, which has over 2,000 students on its roll, is managed by the Thame Partnership Academy Trust and the sc...