Head of Sixth Form, Guildford, Surrey

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Guildford High SchoolGuildford, Surrey

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Sixth Form 

Full time, to start January 2019   

Guildford High School is seeking a dynamic and inspirational teacher to lead our vibrant, creative and happy sixth form.  The role has oversight of a wide range of aspects of our sixth formers’ education and you will enthusiastically seek out and embrace new challenges and opportunities to enhance an already outstanding provision.    

The Head of Sixth Form is crucial in supporting and guiding our girls through an exciting phase in their education, as they make informed decisions that will shape their futures.  Last year, 85 per cent of girls went on to study the degree of their choice at Russell Group universities, with approximately 20 per cent securing places at Oxbridge each year.   

A passion for teaching, excellent pastoral care and strong communication skills will be the foundation for the successful candidate.    

We can offer you:   

  • competitive salary, well above the national scale 
  • a friendly and supportive staff team who work together and share resources and ideas.
  • outstanding, well-resourced facilities 
  • regular professional development opportunities throughout the year 
  • your own iPad 
  • access to employee benefits and advice services.  

For further information, or to apply, please visit our website: http://www.guildfordhigh.surrey.sch.uk/currentvacancies 

The Human Resources department may be contacted via 01483 543 862 or e-mail: Human.Resources@guildfordhigh.co.uk 

The closing date for applications is 8.30am on Friday 16th February 2018. 

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 21st February.    

GHS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all who work at the School to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be subject to child protection screening appropriate to the post including an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and checks with previous employers.

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More about Guildford High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1SJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 561440
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