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Assistant Headteacher - Full-time

Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-4046-459L
  • Posted:09/09/2019
  • Pay:Leadership Pay Spine 9-15
  • Start Date:January 2020
  • App Close Date:20/09/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:30 September/1 October


Weald of Kent Grammar School are looking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher. If you are an outstanding leader, compassionate, committed to the development of students and looking for a role that will enable you to be at the forefront of the continued success of an outstanding school, this could be the opportunity for you.
The Senior Leadership Team at Weald of Kent is a high performing, ambitious and supportive team of leaders who share the common goal of ensuring that all of our students achieve ‘academic excellence’ and ‘personal success.’ We are a team of seven people comprising: the Headteacher, two Deputy Headteachers and four Assistant Headteachers. We are a hardworking and dedicated team who relentlessly pursue the raising of standards throughout the organization. We are looking for an equally high performing and ambitious colleague to join us at an extremely exciting time in our development. We are looking for a colleague who has the skills and attributes to make a significant contribution to both the strategic and operational work of the school at senior leadership level. You will be an experienced middle or existing senior leader who is keen to gain experience at senior leadership level covering a range of different priorities. We will provide you with a comprehensive induction package and exposure to a wide variety of senior leadership functions, helping to prepare you for further career progression in the future.

For more information about this post or to arrange a visit prior to applying please contact Human Resources, HR@wealdgs.org. Further details are available on our website, www.wealdgs.org.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An Enhanced DBS check will be carried out for the successful candidate.

Appointments may be made where a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 2JP (01732 373500)

Information about the school

Weald of Kent is a selective Girls Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 1600 students including our co-educational 6th Form. The school is one of the highest performing schools in the Country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success we are thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge site in a brand new Annexe in Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge site which now has a state of the art Sports Hall and university style 6th Form Study Centre. Both sites are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Human Resources
  • Address:Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JP
  • Telephone: 01732373500
  • Email: hr@wealdgs.org

Fax: 01732373500

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.