Headteacher, Cheshire

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Neston High SchoolCheshire

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Start date: Required for January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L37 – L43 (£95,333 - £109,366)
Contract term: Permanent

Trustees are seeking to appoint a Headteacher who will continue to lead and inspire the next phase of the school's development after eleven very successful years of the current Headteacher. 

You must be able to share our passion for comprehensive education and demonstrate outstanding leadership, management and communication skills. 

The ability and vision to build on the School's established strengths is also essential.

In return we offer:

  • A state of the art new building 
  • A 11-18 school which is regularly oversubscribed (1700 on roll; including 267 in the Sixth Form)
  • A commitment to further improve achievement at all Key Stages in a high achieving school
  • A professional, enthusiastic and supportive team of staff. 

Closing date for applications is midday on Monday 11th June 2018

Short listing will take place – Wednesday 13th June 2018

Candidates will be notified - Thursday 14th June 2018

Trustees may choose to visit candidates’ schools.

Interviews will be held over three days – Tuesday 26th, Wednesday 27th and 

Thursday 28th June 2018

Further details and application form may be obtained from our school website or Mrs Diane Edwards at the school on 0151 336 3902 or edwardsd@nestonhigh.com

Application is by application form and an accompanying letter of not more than 2 sides of A4 using Arial size 12 font.  Please do not send a CV.

If you would like to arrange a visit to the school prior to application please contact Mrs Diane Edwards.  

Our school community places the highest priority on keeping our children safe therefore applicants will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes.  The holder of this post will be required to work with children under the age of 18 in a position of trust, and is, therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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More about Neston High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Raby Park Road, Neston, Cheshire, CH64 9NH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 3363902
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Neston High School is a co-educational, non-denominational secondary academy based in Neston, Cheshire, for students aged 11-18. The school has more than 1,700 pupils on roll and is oversubscribed.


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