Tes are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Headteacher on a full-time basis from September 2021.
This is an exciting opportunity to join and lead a girls’ 11-18 selective Academy which has the core aim of developing caring, healthy women who achieve outstanding academic results. Achievement is consistently high and the school has maintained its position as one of the top 20 state girl’s schools in the country for both progress and achievement.
The school is part of a wider network of grammar schools that shares good practice and provides support, including a strong Headteachers’ network. The last Ofsted inspection, in September 2011, rated the school ‘Outstanding’ in all categories.
The schools position makes it convenient for the outstanding natural beauty of both Dartmoor and the South Devon coast. The beaches of the county are some of the best of the country and you can get away from the stresses of life by walking on the rugged moors. The beautiful cathedral city of Exeter is on your doorstep, as is the City of Plymouth with its rich maritime history; both of these have excellent new shopping centres. There is a unanimous feeling among staff that the area is a wonderful place to bring up children.
The school are seeking a highly motivated and outstanding Headteacher or exceptional Deputy Headteacher to see this amazing school through its next era. The successful candidate will build on all that has been achieved previously and construct an exciting new plan for the next 7 years and beyond, combining their illustrious past with their own vision for the schools future.
The successful candidate:
- A well-qualified individual with experience at Head or Deputy Head level;
- Significant experience across a broad spectrum of teaching;
- Experience in managing staff and supporting their professional development;
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
- Ability to balance efficiency and operational resilience;
- Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
To apply, please complete the Tes application form via the ‘Quick Apply’ button below and in no more than 1000 words, explain why you are the right person to lead this 'Outstanding' school.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org REF KR 1385794
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