Assistant Headteacher/Director of Sixth Form St Wilfrid's Catholic Comprehensive School, Crawley, Crawley, West Sussex

Job description

Assistant Headteacher/Director of Sixth Form

Due to promotion to Deputy Head of the previous post holder an exciting opportunity has arisen to become the Director of Sixth Form at this “flagship” school where a strong sense of community
adds value to the education of all.

St Wilfrid’s is an “outstanding Catholic School” (Section 48 2017) and was described by our lead Ofsted Inspector (2018) as a “special place with an amazing atmosphere”.

Do you want to work in a place where everyone is valued and supported to be the best they can be (both students and staff)? If so, this could be the school for you.

Please click on this link to get a flavour of St Wilfrid’s: As you will see, we have great facilities, great staff and above all else, great students!

This is a school that wants to be the very best it can be. Do you want to be part of that? The successful candidate will be first and foremost, an excellent teacher with a commitment to inclusive
education and a desire to drive improvement, both within the Sixth Form as well as across the school.

The strength of community at St Wilfrid’s is a strong one based upon mutual respect. The staff work incredibly hard and are prepared to go the extra mile for the students in their charge. Our
students are amazing and contribute enormously to making the school such a welcoming and productive place. Both our Section 48 Report and Ofsted Report reinforce this aspect of school life.

All potential applicants are invited and encouraged to arrange a visit – we firmly believe you will not be disappointed.

Application by form downloadable from our website vacancies to include a maximum of 2 pages of supporting statement contained within the form.

Please return your completed application to Ms S Minnis, Headteacher’s PA at

Closing Date: 9 am Monday 2 March 2020

Any successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check at an Enhanced level.

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Essential skills and experience

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About St Wilfrid's Catholic Comprehensive School, Crawley

St Wilfrid's Way, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 8PG
LA Maintained School
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