Headteacher, CARDIFF

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Whitchurch High SchoolCARDIFF

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GROUP 8 L39-L43 £98,100 TO £109,366
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No




e-mail: whs@whitchurch.cardiff.sch.uk 


NOR: 2,300 (6th Form 400) 

Headteacher: Huw Jones-Williams  

HEADTEACHER  Required from 1st September 2018 GROUP 8 Salary Range L39 to L43 (£98,000 - £109,366)  

The vacancy has arisen due to the retirement of the present Headteacher after ten years outstanding service to the school and wider community.  

• This is an excellent opportunity to lead Wales’ largest secondary school and one of the largest comprehensive schools in the UK    

• Our last Estyn Inspection in January 2016 identified that the school is on an upward improvement journey 

• Progress and standards have risen significantly in a number of key performance indicators since 2015 and have been sustained for the past three years  

• Governors, teachers, support staff, students and parents work purposefully to further raise standards in a successful, inclusive and caring community school.  

The successful applicant will be an outstanding strategic leader and teacher with: 

• A clear strategic vision and experience of what makes a successful school 

• Excellent leadership and management qualities 

• A strong commitment to comprehensive education 

• A proven track record of raising standards and providing high quality learning for all students  

Any queries please contact Mrs Kath Jones, PA to Headteacher  

• Application deadline midday Monday, 15th January 2018 

• Tour/Meeting with governors and staff Wednesday afternoon, 31st January 2018 

• Interviews scheduled Thursday, 1st and Friday 2nd February 2018  

Any queries please contact: jonesk@whitchurch.cardiff.sch.uk 029 2062 9711

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More about Whitchurch High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Penlline Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF14 2XJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 29 2062 9700
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