Assistant Headteacher/ Teaching & Learning and Staff Development Chelmsford County High School for Girls, Chelmsford, Essex

Job description

Assistant Headteacher/ Teaching & Learning and Staff Development
for September 2020

Chelmsford County High School for Girls is one of the most successful selective girls’ schools in the country.

We are looking to appoint to our Senior Leadership Team an experienced and talented leader with a commitment to excellence in the education and empowerment of our inspirational students.

This is a significant moment in the development of the School and an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and ambitious colleague to join a team of highly motivated teachers.

The successful applicant will be an inspirational role model with substantial experience of teaching. It is a wonderful opportunity to join a cohesive and highly successful SLT, potentially, as a step towards deputy headship.

The role is varied, and includes leadership of teaching & learning, staff development, assessment, monitoring, and the line management of faculties.

• Prospective applicants are invited to visit the School week commencing 13th January 2020. To make
an appointment, please contact: Mrs Hazel Bates 01245 245729/ .

• Closing date for applications: Monday 27th January 2020.

• Please download Application Form from the school website and email completed
form to: Mrs Hazel Bates:

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.

Essential educational requirements

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Essential qualifications

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Essential skills and experience

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About Chelmsford County High School for Girls

Located in Chelmsford, Essex, Chelmsford County High School for Girls is a selective grammar school for girls aged 11-18. Founded in 1906, it currently has around 900 students. In early 2011, Chelmsford County High School for Girls converted to academy status. It has seen extensive expansion and development over the years, and recently established a new languages centre. Chelmsford County High School for Girls has a wide catchment area and high standards for entry. The school does not produce an in-house entrance exam for prospective Year 7 students, instead using the CEM test also in use by a number of other grammar schools. CCHS accepts new entrants to its Sixth Form, with the admissions criteria here being based on GCSE results. The secondary school has a strong reputation for academic excellence. It maintains this by providing its students with not only a high-quality core curriculum, but also a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Ofsted report “The school makes excellent use of triple specialist status to improve facilities and curricular opportunities and to forge links with the local community. The school’s partnership with others is highly develop, particularly its links with business, industry and higher education. The school is a founder member of the Consortium for School Improvement, a local group that pioneered the ‘leading from the middle’ programme, which ensures that leadership is strong at all levels.”

Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1RW
Chelmsford County High School for Girls website (opens in a new window)