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Job details
Employer Argoed High School
Location Flintshire
Salary Leadership Pay Range £65,363 - £75,708, Current ISR L22 – L28
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an exceptional leader to the post of Head Teacher.

Argoed High School is an 11 - 16 school, and is expected to have approximately 590 on roll in September 2017. The school presently has a successful fully inclusive Social Communication Resource and a Speech and Language Resource.

Argoed High School is located within the Welsh county of Flintshire, close to the Welsh/English border approximately 10 miles from Chester and has good transport links to the North West, Cheshire and Shropshire.

The post offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, committed individual who has demonstrated that he / she:

  • is an inspirational leader
  • has vision, enthusiasm and creativity
  • has a track record of raising achievement
  • leads by example and works as part of a successful team
  • inspires, motivates and develops others
  • is committed to driving improvement through our QA and striving for excellence
  • is extremely committed to an inclusive approach to all learners

The success of our school is built on a foundation of strong relationships with an ethos of support, inclusivity and challenge. The successful candidate will demonstrate such values and make an outstanding contribution to our school community.

The school is currently being monitored by Estyn and is on a positive and sustainable improvement journey.

All documents can be downloaded and should be completed electronically. Please send to Claire Homard, Senior Manager – School Improvement, Education and Youth Portfolio, Flintshire County Council, County Hall, Mold, Flintshire CH7 6ND. Email:

Please note you may apply for the post if you have recently undertaken the final assessment of your NPQH qualification but do not yet have the result. However we would be unable to proceed with your application if you do not obtain it.

Interviews will be held on 10th and 11th May, 2017.

Applicants are welcome to arrange a tour of our school with the Chair of Governors on Monday 24th April at 4pm. Please contact Karen Charles on 01352 756414 to arrange an appointment.

The closing date for this post is 12 noon on Tuesday 25th April, 2017.

About the employer

Information about Argoed High School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years

Locations and contacts

Bryn Road
Bryn Y Baal
United Kingdom
+44 1352 750798