Headteacher, Derby

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Murray Park Community SchoolDerby

Date posted:
Start date: April 2018 but this is negotiable for the right candidate.
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: (L28-L34) - £76,466-£88,571
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Murray Park School is a forward-looking and innovative school and governors are seeking to appoint a highly skilled individual to build on our existing strengths and successes. In particular, we are looking to appoint someone with a clear vision for the school, is focussed on raising standards and will strive continually to improve the quality of teaching and learning.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational candidate who can offer:

  • A commitment to our ethos of inclusion
  • Experience of raising standards of achievement
  • A proven track record of successful leadership and management at both middle and senior leadership level
  • Knowledge of what constitutes good teaching and learning

How to Apply

An application pack can be downloaded from the school website at http://murraypark.derby.sch.uk/home/vacancies or apply via TES Online. If applying via the school website please ensure you use the application form for Senior Leadership Post. All applications should include a completed application form together with a separate supporting letter stating your motivation for applying and the detail of how you meet the required criteria as outlined in the person specification. 

Key Dates:

Closing date for applications:  Noon on Wednesday 24th Jan 2018

Interviews will take place:  Monday 5th Feb and Tuesday 6th Feb 2018

Start Date The proposed start date is April 2018 but this is negotiable for the right candidate.

You are welcome to tour our school ahead of application or interview. Please contact our HR Department on 01332 540006 or email recruitment@murraypark.derby.sch.uk to arrange. School visits will only be available Friday 12th and Friday 19th January 2018.  If you require any reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment process please contact the school.

General School information

Murray Park is an 11-16 school on the western fringes of Derby. It is a mixed Foundation Status School that serves the communities of Mackworth and Mickleover.  The school was established in 1976, became  Grant Maintained 1993/94 and in 2000 moved to Foundation Status.  The school has approximately 870 students on roll.

Murray Road    Mickleover
DE3 9LL 

Telephone:  01332 540006 (direct)
Email:  recruitment@murraypark.derby.sch.uk

Murray Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced criminal record and background check and 2 satisfactory references.

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More about Murray Park Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Murray Road, Mickleover, Derby, Derbyshire, DE3 9LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 515921
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Murray Park Community School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, 11-16 foundation school. The secondary school is located on the western edge of the city of Derby and has around 870 students on roll, with a standard admission of 220 studen...