Headteacher, Twickenham

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Waldegrave SchoolTwickenham

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Start date: January or April 2019 (flexible for the right candidate)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 7 School, Outer London, negotiable subject to experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Headteacher, Twickenham, London

Start date: January or April 2019 (flexible for the right candidate)

Contract type: Full time

Salary: Group 7 School, Outer London, negotiable subject to experience

Contract term: Permanent

Location: Waldegrave School


Are you an inspirational leader who can position our outstanding school for new challenges in the future? Do you have the drive and creativity to develop a strategic vision that moves us forward whilst maintaining our core values and ethos?

Our students say they want a headteacher who is approachable with their ‘door always open’, who really understands them, and is fun and friendly. They want someone who can lead the school with calm confidence, applying discipline in a strict, fair and non-judgemental way. Most importantly, our students want a headteacher who makes sure they achieve their best.

Our staff say they want a head who is an outstanding teacher, with experience of successful leadership in a comprehensive school, and who demands ambitious standards of our students. They want a strategic leader who draws on the expertise of all staff, giving them autonomy to manage, and motivating them to develop their skills. They must lead by example and recognise the importance of work-life balance in a high achieving school.

Our governing body is looking for a leader who is inspired by this fantastic opportunity to develop our outstanding school further. The new headteacher will work in partnership with governors to develop a strategic vision that secures excellent outcomes for all students.

Visits to our school are welcomed and can be arranged during w/c 11 June 2018 by emailing headteacherjob@waldegrave.org.uk Information for applicants is available via our website at www.waldegrave.richmond.sch.uk Completed application forms should be returned to headteacherjob@waldegrave.org.uk

Application closing date: 15 June 2018

Selection will take place: 28 & 29 June 2018



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More about Waldegrave School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Fifth Cross Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 5LH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8894 3244
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Waldegrave is a comprehensive school for girls aged 11 to 16 years plus mixed sixth form in Twickenham, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.

The school is set in spacious and attractive grounds; we have our own playing fields within the 14.5-acre ...