Headteacher, North Yorkshire

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Sherburn High SchoolNorth Yorkshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L25 - L31 £71,053 - £82,293
Contract term: Permanent

“Achievement for All”

Sherburn High School is a secondary school with 748 students including Sixth Form. Based in the attractive market town of Sherburn in Elmet, it is rated as Good by Ofsted (April 2017). Now is a particularly good time to be joining us as we build on our close relationships with 9 other local schools as part of the newly formed STAR MAT.

As a school, we pride ourselves on our commitment to high quality teaching and innovative and diverse approaches to teaching and learning, ensuring our students are stimulated, engaged and enthusiastic. Our curriculum is carefully planned to maximize pupils’ success and we are also recognised for the excellent pastoral and careers support we provide to our students.

This is a real opportunity to make a significant difference in a school which has clearly identified objectives and a real desire to achieve. The new Headteacher will need the presence, ambition and the expertise to deliver strong, clear leadership, raising expectations across the school community and building on our improvement plan.

Supported by the Governing Body, you will be involved in developing plans within the STAR MAT, using your abilities to build partnerships and influence thinking. You will also need to be financially astute, effectively managing resources while building teams and ensuring our friendly, caring culture is maintained.

Potential applicants are encouraged to visit our school to see the enthusiasm that our children have for their education. Such a visit is not part of the selection process, and whether or not applicants have visited will not influence the final outcome. Please call Jill Pounder, School Business Manager on 01977 687910 to make an appointment or email: jill.pounder@sherburnhigh.co.uk

For more information and to apply please visit our dedicated website: http://www.nyresourcing.co.uk/sherburnhigh/

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Sunday 29 April
Shortlisting: Wednesday 2 May
Assessment/Interviews: Wednesday 9 & Thursday 10 May

When applying please take into account the following:

Supporting information:

The supporting information section of your application should clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements we have outlined in the person specification. This section will be used to shortlist applicants for this role and therefore it is imperative that you provide evidence in this section.


Please provide 2 employment references.

Sherburn High School, Garden Lane, Sherburn-in-Elmet, LS25 6AS
Number on Roll: 748

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More about Sherburn High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Garden Lane, Sherburn-in-elmet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS25 6AS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 682442
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About Sherburn High School

Sherburn High School is situated in an attractive position on the western fringes of the village of Sherburn in Elmet, which lies in the M1/A1/A64 corridor between Leeds and York. First class housing and education choices, a...