Headteacher, Milton Keynes

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Thornton CollegeMilton Keynes

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

 The Trustees and Governors invite applications for the Headship of Thornton College.

Founded in 1917, Thornton is the most successful non-selective school in the area with exceptional ‘value-added'. Thornton is a Catholic school with a strong Christian ethos and has an enviable reputation for providing outstanding teaching, strong pastoral care and a challenging and exciting curriculum.

Thornton has grown considerably over the past fifteen years, both in terms of pupil numbers and in facilities and now has over 430 pupils and award-winning new developments. The Trustees and Governors are seeking to appoint an outstanding Catholic Headteacher with the inspiration to lead the school and oversee and manage its future development. The Headteacher is expected to provide professional leadership and practical management for the school which secures its success, ensuring high quality education which realises the potential of all pupils.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 19th November 2018.

For further information about the post and an application form please contact Mrs Lynne Tipping on 01280 812610 opt 4, or email ltipping@thorntoncollege.com.

Thornton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Thornton College, Convent of Jesus and Mary, Thornton, Milton Keynes, MK17 0HJ 

Tel. 01280 812610


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More about Thornton College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Convent Of Jesus & Mary, Thornton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 0HJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1280 812610
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Thornton College is a leading independent Catholic day and boarding school for girls. It is one of the most successful non-selective schools in the UK and offers a warm and nurturing educational environment alongside a rigorous and exciting curriculu...