Headteacher, Buckinghamshire

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Sir William Borlase's Grammar SchoolBuckinghamshire

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Start date: Required for September 2018 (Ideally 1st September 2018 or such later date to suit the right candidate)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Range within group L35 – L39: £89,874 – £99,081 pa
Contract term: Permanent

Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, a member of Marlow Education Trust, is a selective-entry, co-educational grammar school recognised as Outstanding by OFSTED and by The National Association for Able Children in Education. 

Located in the centre of the attractive Thames-side town of Marlow, Buckinghamshire, the school has an excellent academic record and is very heavily over-subscribed. Standards of attainment are well above the national average, and above those achieved by comparable selective schools at all age levels. 

The school also has a justifiably high reputation for its rich and varied provision of academic enrichment and extra-curricular activities. These include HPQ and EPQ; Hockey, Rowing, Rugby and most other sports; Music, Dance, Drama and Creative Writing. 

The Governors are looking to appoint an experienced and strategic leader who will build on our strong foundations and sustain the positive and productive learning culture. 

We require an inspirational leader with a vision for excellence and a passion to realise the potential of all pupils and staff, with a strong record of building and leading high performance teams. 

Applications are invited from outstanding, committed and enthusiastic senior leaders with proven leadership and management skills, committed to continuing the pursuit of excellence through innovation and change. 

We would encourage you to visit the school on either Tuesday 20th March 2018 or Thursday 22nd March 2018.

Please contact Anna Summerfield, HR Manager asummerfield@swbgs.com to arrange a visit of the school or for further information.

For further details about the school and to obtain an application pack please visit our website: www.swbgs.com 

Closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 28th March 2018 

The assessment days will take place on Thursday 26th April 2018 and Friday 27th April 2018 

The Marlow Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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More about Sir William Borlase's Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: West Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2BR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1628 816500
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Sir William Borlase’s is a co-educational selective state grammar school in Marlow, Buckinghamshire. As of the most recent inspection there were 1028 students on the school roll, of which 375 were studying in the sixth form. The school was establishe...