Deputy Headteacher, Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Fearnhill SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Between £60,755 and £67,008
Contract term: Permanent

Following the promotion of the present post holder to headship from September 2019, we are seeking to appoint a Deputy Headteacher to join our senior team. As sole deputy you will lead on curriculum and standards across the school, building on the developments of the last few years and helping to deliver the best possible outcomes for our young people.

Fearnhill is a happy and thriving school community with supportive parents and motivated students. With strong relationships and a vision of holistic education at the heart of our work, this post offers an ambitious professional the chance to make a real difference, developing skills and knowledge in preparation for headship.

We are looking for someone with a clear understanding of school improvement and a track record of success in raising standards. You will be a strategic thinker who leads by example, resilient, tenacious and able to inspire staff. You will also have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy your work. We offer the successful candidate a supportive and positive working environment and high quality professional development.

You are warmly invited to visit Fearnhill by prior arrangement. Please email the Headteacher’s PA, Jacqui Simmonds, on to arrange a suitable time. Do visit our website and find us on Facebook to capture a flavour of our school. How to apply: An application pack can be downloaded from the school website at or apply via TES Online.

Closing date: 22/03/2019 16:00:00
Interview date: 3rd and 4th April 2019

For more information and to apply online :

Fearnhill School is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

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More about Fearnhill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Icknield Way, Letchworth, Hertfordshire, SG6 4BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1462 621200
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