Deputy Headteacher

Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School, Grantham, Lincolnshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 19 to Lead Practitioners range 23, £63,975 to £70,556

Job summary

L19 – L23

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified and talented Deputy Headteacher to join our very sucessful, Outstanding Academy. The post is available from 1st September 2020

In August 2019 Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School achieved some of its best ever results with 91% of our students achieving 5+ in both English and Mathematics, a progress 8 score of 0.92 and an attainment 8 score of 7.0. The school has a large sixth form of approximately 320 students with an average A-level grade of B- achieved in 2019. The placed KGGS as one of the top performing state schools in the East Midlands according to the Sunday Times Schools guide 2020.

This is an exciting time to be joining KGGS. You will have the opportunity to work with a strong, supportive and experienced body of staff and governors alongside students who are committed to their studies and determined to achieve highly.

The successful candidate will lead our safeguarding team, working closely with both pastoral and support staff. Alongside this you will line manage a number of key departments, contribute towards the strategic leadership of the school alongside the senior leadership team whilst having the opportunity to develop further as a highly competent and successful leader.

A strong commitment to the ethos of selective school education is essential.

If you feel you can inspire, challenge and achieve at KGGS then we would be delighted to hear from you. Tours are encouraged and we welcome applications from leaders in both selective and non-selective environments.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 7th February 2020
Interviews on 27th & 28th February 2020

For an application pack, please contact
Ms Caroline Goldingay, PA to the Headteacher
KGGS, Sandon Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 9AU
Telephone: 01476 563017

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Consequently, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) will be required.

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School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1214 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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School website Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School website (opens in a new window)
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About Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School

School location

Sandon Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 9AU