Headteacher, Kings Langley

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Kings Langley SchoolKings Langley

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable based on experience and expertise
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Headteacher, Kings Langley School (Hertfordshire)

Following 17 years of highly effective leadership, Gary Lewis has decided to retire as Headteacher at Kings Langley School in Hertfordshire on 31st August 2019.

Since 2001 the school has made outstanding progress and is a national leader for Character Development. Our clearly defined ethos and culture has resulted in a happy school where children of all abilities learn in a calm, positive environment and both teaching and support staff confirm their delight at working in a school where they feel highly valued.

The Governors wish to appoint an experienced, charismatic leader who is passionate about achieving excellence in teaching and learning and who has clear evidence of their impact in raising standards.  The person appointed will have the personality, ambition and drive to carry the whole school community towards an exciting and successful future. 

In return, we offer:

  • A strong team of enthusiastic, high performing and dedicated staff
  • Students who are a delight to work with

        "Highly positive relationships among students and between staff and  students create a calm, friendly and purposeful place of work" 

        “Behaviour and safety of pupils is outstanding as are their attitudes to learning”  Ofsted

  • Brand new school buildings opened in 2016, providing an exceptional learning environment 
  • A governing body which is active in the life of the school, approachable and supportive


Informal visits to the school are welcome by prior arrangement with Mrs Shurle Woodhouse, PA to the Headteacher.  Contact details email woodhouses@kls.herts.sch.uk and telephone 01923 264504 extension 205.

Closing date Friday the 16th November at 12.00pm

Kings Langley School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check,   including the barred list, as well as other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2018).



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Love Lane, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, WD4 9HN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 264504
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Kings Langley School, an 11-18 all ability, co-educational school for the community. As an inclusive and stimulating school we offer a range of excellent facilities and high-quality teaching that provides our students with an outstanding and supporti...