Head of School, Isle of Wight

Closing date:

Christ the King CollegeIsle of Wight

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £75,936 - £83,757(LS Pt 26 to 30 (this could be increased for an exceptional candidate))
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of School

We are looking to appoint an exceptional leader to the position of Head of School at Christ the King College, a joint Anglican and Catholic school. This is an exciting time to join a school that has just moved into a £26m new building. 

We are looking for someone who is a practising member of the Catholic or Anglican tradition with a clear vision of Christian based Education. This is an excellent leadership opportunity for an optimistic person who has energy, drive and a relentlessly positive outlook on the raising of standards. It will suit someone who has the aspiration for Headship. 

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work within an aspirational joint church school community
  • The opportunity to further develop your unique skills and talents for the good of our students and staff
  • The opportunity to be a part of a developing leadership team
  • excellent CPD opportunities, we will prepare you to be an outstanding school leader
  • The opportunity to live and work in one of the most beautiful parts of the South East of England
  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation package
  • Value led performance management
  • Staff Benefits Package, including a school phone and free school meals

We aim to appoint someone who:

  • Will work closely with the  Executive Headteacher and take a lead in the school
  • Will help to bring the presence of Christ alive within the school
  • Can inspire students and staff to be the best they can be 
  • Is a skilled and innovative leader
  • Is committed to raising standards
  • Has an understanding of curriculum and how it can appropriately skill students
  • Will enthuse and inspire students and staff to achieve their potential
  • Will help us to make our school mission statement into a living reality
  • Will take the College forward in its next phase of development

We encourage visits to the school during the week commencing 20th January. To arrange a visit, please contact Glynis Hutchings, Head’s PA, on 01983 537072.

Closing Date: Sunday 2nd February 2020

Interviews will take place on the 12th and 13th February 2020

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicants will be expected to undertake enhanced DBS checks.



More about Christ the King College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wellington Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5QT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1983 537070
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