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: Range L39 to L43+ (£98,000 - £123,490)
Contract term: Permanent

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 opportunity to leadWales’ largest secondary school and one of the largest in the UK;
  • Progress and standards have risen significantly in a number of key performance indicators since 2015 and been sustained for the past three years; and
  • Governors, staff, students and parents work purposefully to further raise standards in a successful, inclusive and caring community

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

  • A clear strategic vision and experience of what makes an excellent school;
  • A commitment to inclusive education and making school an engaging and enjoyable place for all; and
  • A belief in the value of effective partnerships between the school and the wider community

In return, we can offer you:

  • Leadership of a school committed to an outstanding team ethos and support for all;
  • A governing body and staff who are dedicated and enthusiastic to continuous development and improvement who strive for the very best for the whole school community; and
  • Leading the school inWales’ vibrant capital city and one of the fastest growing UK cities
  • Application deadline midday Wednesday, 14th March 2018
  • Tour/Meeting with governors and staff Monday afternoon, 26th March 2018
  • Interviews scheduled Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th March 2018

Any queries please contact:
Mrs Kath Jones, PA to Headteacher
Email: jonesk@whitchurch.cardiff.sch.uk Telephone: 029 2062 9711

Penlline Road, Cardiff, CF14 2XJ
NOR: 2,300 (6th Form 400)
Headteacher: Huw Jones-Williams

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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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