Head of School

Christ The King College, Newport, Isle of Wight


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 26 to Lead Practitioners range 30, £75,936 to £83,757

Job summary

We are looking to appoint an exceptional leader to the position of Head of School at Christ the King College, a joint Anglican and Catholic school. This is an exciting time to join a school that has just moved into a £26m new building.

We are looking for someone who is a practising member of the Catholic or Anglican tradition with a clear vision of Christian based Education. This is an excellent leadership opportunity for an optimistic person who has energy, drive and a relentlessly positive outlook on the raising of standards. It will suit someone who has the aspiration for Headship.

We can offer you:
- The opportunity to work within an aspirational joint church school community
- The opportunity to further develop your unique skills and talents for the good of our students and staff
- The opportunity to be a part of a developing leadership team
excellent CPD opportunities, we will prepare you to be an outstanding school leader
- The opportunity to live and work in one of the most beautiful parts of the South East of England
- Competitive salary
- Relocation package
- Value led performance management
- Staff Benefits Package, including a school phone and free school meals

We aim to appoint someone who:
- Will work closely with the Executive Headteacher and take a lead in the school
- Will help to bring the presence of Christ alive within the school
- Can inspire students and staff to be the best they can be
- Is a skilled and innovative leader
- Is committed to raising standards
- Has an understanding of curriculum and how it can appropriately skill students
- Will enthuse and inspire students and staff to achieve their potential
- Will help us to make our school mission statement into a living reality
- Will take the College forward in its next phase of development

We encourage visits to the school during the week commencing 20th January. To arrange a visit, please contact Glynis Hutchings, Head’s PA, on 01983 537072.

Closing Date: Sunday 2nd February 2020
Interviews will take place on the 12th and 13th February 2020

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicants will be expected to undertake enhanced DBS checks.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications

Leadership qualification (NPQH) desirable

Essential skills and experience

significant leadership experience at secondary school level

Employee benefits

Relocation costs
Staff Benefit Package
Staff Meal

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Church of England/Roman Catholic
Education phase Secondary
School size 1328 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Christ The King College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email kathrin.williams@christthekingcollege.co.uk

About Christ The King College

School location

Wellington Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5QT