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Assistant Headteacher - Full-time

Highsted Grammar School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4080-445L
  • Posted:28/03/2023
  • Pay:Leadership Range L10 - 14
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:21/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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An exciting opportunity has arisen at this high achieving girls’ grammar school from September 2023, for an exceptional leader to contribute to the strategic direction of the school. 

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher who wants to lead a strong ethos throughout the school to deliver outstanding Teaching and Learning for students in their key stage. 

We can offer you:

  • The chance to work in an innovative and forward-thinking school
  • Effective support for Professional Development in preparation for your next step
  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • The opportunity to work with well-motivated students and supportive parents

Are you someone who:

  • Is a consistently outstanding teacher?
  • Is able to motivate and inspire students to raise attainment across all ability ranges?
  • Is able to deliver outstanding teaching and learning and achieve excellent results?
  • Has proven strong leadership skills?
  • Has excellent communication skills?
  • Wants to make a real difference to the lives of our students?

The post is an exciting and challenging one, offering exceptional opportunity where we can also offer you:

  • the opportunity to inspire highly able and well-motivated students to fulfil and exceed their potential
  • a dynamic and supportive working environment
  • opportunities for professional development
  • a private health care package supported by Benenden Health Care
  • a competitive salary commensurate with experience

Please contact Karen Hugill at the school via email or visit our website to download further information and an application form: www.highsted.kent.sch.uk

(Closing date noon 21st April 2023)

Information about the school

Highsted Grammar School (approx 900 on roll, 182 in Sixth Form) is a high-performing girls school, where pastoral care and enrichment feature as highly as academic success. As one of just two Kent secondary schools recently featured in Her Majesty's Chief Inspectors list of outstanding schools, we are proud to play a leading role in the education of young people in our area. Our pupils are exceptional in every way – they are enthusiastic, personable, caring, and show considerable initiative – and we enjoy the strong support of parents. Likewise, the staff team – teaching, support and administrative – is talented, dedicated, hard-working and committed to the continuing success of the school. The governing body represents a group of capable, multi-skilled individuals, wholly supportive of the work we do. ‘Pupils and students flourish and succeed at Highsted Grammar.’ ‘Pupils are courteous, polite and welcoming – they are happy, safe and well cared for’. Ofsted 2023

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01795) 429375

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.