Assistant Head (Director of Sixth Form)

Neston High School, Neston, Cheshire, CH64 9NH

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



L12 - L16

Assistant Head (Director of Sixth Form) job summary

Due to the promotion of our present colleague to Deputy Head, an exciting opportunity has become available to join the Leadership Team as an Assistant Headteacher/Director of Sixth Form. We are looking to appoint an inspirational colleague from September 2022.

Do you wish to contribute to the next phase of the Neston High School journey towards outstanding?
Do you have the ability to innovate and lead on whole school priorities with specific responsibility for Sixth Form?
Do you have an excellent track-record of inspiring students and colleagues to reach beyond their potential?
Do you have the drive and vision to lead a team in order to impact on student/staff outcomes?
Do you have high aspirations for colleagues and yourself?
Do you have a vision for excellence?

If you are excited by your answers to these questions, then you may wish to apply to become an Assistant Headteacher here at Neston High School.

The sixth form provision and students were a particular highlight during our recent Ofsted Inspection (February 2022). Ofsted Report - Feb 2022

Colleagues will be required to lead from the front and be dynamic, creative and effective at all levels.

We would encourage a visit to our school prior to application. If you wish to arrange this or have further questions please contact Mrs Leadbetter, PA to the Headteacher (leadbetterh@nestonhigh.com) or call 0151 336 3902 ext 320.
Please complete an application form and attach a supporting letter expressing your interest and demonstrating how your experience to date meets the criteria and enhances the future vision. Apply by application to Mr Simpson, Headteacher via leadbetterh@nestonhigh.com

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 23rd May 2022
Interviews to be held: Thursday 26th May 2022

Our school community places the highest priority on keeping our children safe. Applicants for all posts will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes. The holder of these posts will be required to work with children under the age of 18 in a position of trust, and is, therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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About Neston High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1738 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Neston High School is a large 11 – 18 rural fully inclusive comprehensive school with approximately 1,750 students on roll. We are consistently over-subscribed and are proud to serve our local families and the community who travel into the area to learn in our state of the art multi-million new build and grounds. Within our centre for learning you would be joining a dedicated team of colleagues, who consistently strive to shape extraordinary lives by providing all of our young people with the opportunities to explore, dream and discover their holistic potential.

Arranging a visit to Neston High School

We would encourage a visit to our school prior to application. If you wish to arrange this or have further questions please contact Mrs Leadbetter, PA to the Headteacher (leadbetterh@nestonhigh.com) or call 0151 336 3902 ext 320.

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