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Job details
Employer The Hemel Hempstead School
Location Hertfordshire
Salary L33 - L39 (£86,660-£100,156 including fringe)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts from January or April 2018

The Hemel Hempstead School is a mixed ability maintained Foundation school for boys and girls aged 11-18. We have 1139 students, including 209 in the Sixth Form. There are six forms of entry, increasing to seven forms from September 2019. A Good school with ambitions to be Outstanding.

The Governors are looking to appoint an inspirational leader who is passionate about ensuring that each student fulfils their unique potential and has a commitment to the whole school community. You need to have proven leadership skills and be ready to lead a large and complex school. The school's values of 'Responsibility, Respect and Relationships' are at the heart of all we do at The Hemel Hempstead School.

Our new leader will be:

  • a visionary thinker who anticipates and leads change to build success;
  • committed to providing the highest standards of education for all our students;
  • an excellent strategic manager and a team player;
  • able to build strong relationships with students, staff, parents, governors and others within the community.

We offer you:

  • a school that is consistently oversubscribed with first preferences;
  • a forward looking institution which is proud of its history and achievements;
  • the opportunity to be involved in enlarging the school - including a £5 million building programme;
  • students who enjoy their education and thrive on our outstanding extra-curricular opportunities;
  • a dedicated, well qualified teaching and support team.

For an informal conversation about this role please contact our Chair of Governors, Mr Paul Stanbridge at  Visits to the school are very much welcomed and will be organised on request; please contact Mr Stephen Robinson, Clerk to the Governors at

All applications should be made electronically to  

For further details and an application form please refer to the school website at  The Hemel Hempstead School is committed to safeguarding. All postholders are subject to a satisfactory DBS enhanced disclosure.

Closing date: Monday 18th September 2017, 11 am
Interviews: 28th and 29th September 2017

About the employer

The Hemel Hempstead School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form in Hertfordshire, serving students from the age of 11-18. The secondary school, situated in Hemel Hempstead has approximately 1,139 students, in...

Information about The Hemel Hempstead School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Foundation
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Heath Lane
Hemel Hempstead
United Kingdom
+44 1442 233706