Headteacher, Suffolk

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Stour Valley Community SchoolSuffolk

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Start date: September 2018.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £66,017 - £76,466
Contract term: Permanent

A leadership role to deliver 'Brighter Futures' for our students.

Stour Valley Community School is at the heart of our community and is a major cornerstone of the local economy, so with this come high expectations.

The school produces tolerant and caring individuals, each having achieved their maximum academic or vocational potential. In addition to a clear focus on maths, English and sciences, pupils enjoy a rounded education and enriching extra-curricular activities. Your role will be to deliver the trustees' vision with the full support of a committed group of governors. You will not lack for encouragement, guidance and challenge.

Whatever your background, you will demonstrate the desire, commitment and energy to make a real difference. You will inspire our committed staff, our community where you will become a respected figure, and our young people who deserve the very best in modern education.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary package including performance related pay that rewards you for meeting and exceeding the high expectations of the community. This challenge demands the very best at every level and we will reward success accordingly.

This unique and high-profile role offers the opportunity to enhance our model for rural secondary education. It also presents the chance for significant personal and professional development in an environment that affords a quality of life that is hard to better.

If you would like to find out more about this opportunity please contact Richard Smith, Chair of Governors, on (01787) 277249 for an informal discussion.

Applicants are welcome to attend a tour of our school at 9.30am on Thursday, 8 March or 11am on Tuesday, 13 March 2018. Please contact our reception staff on (01787) 279342 to arrange a tour.

If you wish to apply for this position, please download the application pack, complete the application form and prepare an accompanying letter of not more than 2 sides of A4, explaining how your qualities and experience make you suitable for this role. Your application should be emailed to Gemma Rule, HR Assistant at grule@stourvalley.org

Closing date: 8am, 19 March 2018.

Interview dates: 26 and 27 March 2018.

All vacancies appear on: www.suffolkjobsdirect.org

Stour Valley Educational Trust is an equal opportunities multi-academy trust and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. Successful candidates will be offered the position subject to successful pre-employment checks.

'Our aim is simply to provide the best possible education for your child'

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More about Stour Valley Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Cavendish Road, Clare, Sudbury, CO10 8PJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1787 279342
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Stour Valley Community School is a co-educational secondary school for pupils aged 11-16, located in Clare, near Sudbury in Suffolk.

Stour Valley Community School first opened in 2011, as one of the UK’s first free schools. Founded by local parents w...