Headteacher, DArland High School, Rossett, Wrexham

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Darland High SchoolDArland High School, Rossett, Wrexham

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Start date: September 2019 or as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £75,735 - £87,732
Contract term: Permanent

Following ten years of dedicated service our highly regarded headteacher is leaving to pursue a career in inspection and education consultancy.  Having just commemorated 60 years of education at Darland High School, and some of the highest exam results in its history, this is a very exciting time to join our team.    

Darland High School is an 11 – 16 English medium community comprehensive school which serves village communities to the north of Wrexham. The school is situated in the village of Rossett, located in the very beautiful North Wales countryside and yet only five miles from the vibrant city of Chester.  

At Darland we offer 848 students an inclusive and caring environment where there is a strong focus on achievement for all.  At Darland we can offer you: 

• An ethos of care and respect 

• A shared sense of purpose 

• Positive working relationships between students, staff and the governing body

Our successful candidate will need to be ambitious, with a track record of advancing improvement through innovation.  You will need to demonstrate the following: 

• Strong leadership skills

• The ability to work with and through others

• Innovation and creativity in the delivery of excellent academic standards

• Commitment to the full life of the school and the communities it serves

If you are a strong and inspirational leader and have a compelling vision on how to raise standards yet higher, we welcome your application.      

To book a tour of the school and request a recruitment pack please contact Mrs Clare Pickup, tel: 01244 573091 or email: Clare.Pickup@darlandschool.org.uk.


Completed applications are to be returned to the Chair of Governors, C/O HR Service Centre, Wrexham County Borough Council, Guildhall, Wrexham, LL11 1AY, by noon 21st May.

Wrexham Council welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, religious belief or age.

More about Darland High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Chester Road, Rossett, Wrexham, LL12 0DL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1244 570588
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Darland High School is a mixed, non-denominational high school for pupils aged 12-16 in Rossett, Wales. This small but growing school, serving a network of village communities to the north of Wrexham, has a pupil roll is around 840.

Established in 19...