Assistant Head, Barnet

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Queen Elizabeth's SchoolBarnet

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Assistant Head

Required for September 2019

One of the country’s leading academic schools, Queen Elizabeth’s Barnet blends a distinctive heritage and proud traditions with an innovative, forward-looking approach to providing a state education like no other to 1,250 boys aged 11-18.

The School now seeks to appoint an exceptional teacher and leader to the post of Assistant Head. The specific areas of responsibility will be tailored to the strengths and interests of the successful candidate but, working with the Headmaster and his three Deputy Heads, this individual will shape the strategic direction and coherent development of QE’s academic, pastoral and extensive co-curricular provision. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a substantial portfolio and would be excellent preparation for further career progression in a few years’ time.

The appointed candidate will blend a track record of successful leadership experience, the capacity to manage a complex and wide-ranging remit and the strategic skills to develop and deliver an inspiring vision for his or her areas of responsibility. Outstanding communication skills and the personal authority to build strong relationships with pupils, staff, parents, Old Elizabethans and other stakeholders are essential, as is a deep commitment to the School’s aims and ethos.

The closing date for applications is 0830 hours (GMT) on Monday 18 March 2019. Further details and an application form are available from our website: 

Queen Elizabeth’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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More about Queen Elizabeth's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Queen's Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 4DQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 84414646
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In 1573 Elizabeth I issued a Charter “for the establishment of the Free Grammar School of Queen Elizabeth in Barnet for the education, bringing up and instruction of boys in Grammar and other learning and the same to continue for ever.” T...