Assistant Headteacher/Director of Sixth Form, West Sussex

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St Wilfrid's Catholic SchoolWest Sussex

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £54,993 - £60,664(Leadership)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Due to promotion to Deputy Head of the previous post holder an exciting opportunity has arisen to become the Director of Sixth Form at this “flagship” school where a strong sense of community adds value to the education of all.

St Wilfrid’s is an “outstanding Catholic School” (Section 48 2017) and was described by our lead Ofsted Inspector (2018) as a “special place with an amazing atmosphere”.

Do you want to work in a place where everyone is valued and supported to be the best they can be (both students and staff)? If so, this could be the school for you.  Please click on this link to get a flavour of St Wilfrid’s:  As you will see, we have great facilities, great staff and above all else, great students!

This is a school that wants to be the very best it can be.  Do you want to be part of that?  The successful candidate will be first and foremost, an excellent teacher with a commitment to inclusive education and a desire to drive improvement, both within the Sixth Form as well as across the school.

The strength of community at St Wilfrid’s is a strong one based upon mutual respect.  The staff work incredibly hard and are prepared to go the extra mile for the students in their charge.  Our students are amazing and contribute enormously to making the school such a welcoming and productive place. Both our Section 48 Report and Ofsted Report reinforce this aspect of school life. 

All potential applicants are invited and encouraged to arrange a visit – we firmly believe you will not be disappointed.

More about St Wilfrid's Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Old Horsham Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 8PG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1293 421421
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St Wilfrid’s is a heavily oversubscribed Catholic School of 962 students including 194 in the Sixth Form. It is rated as “Outstanding” by the diocese in its last inspection (October 2017) and as “good” by Ofsted (January 2018) with behaviour and lead...