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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L26-L30

What skills and experience we're looking for

GLF Schools’ Merstham Park Secondary School in Redhill is looking for a new Head of School to join them in September 2024.

We seek to recruit an outstanding leader who will understand, inspire and be proud to represent the school community.

Your opportunity

As Head of School, you will be pivotal in maintaining our high standards of excellence and committed to championing the needs of our students. You will be working at the forefront of modern education, harnessing the power of expert teaching to provide an exceptional learning experience.

Applications are welcome from individuals who can apply empathy and are emotionally intelligent. Candidates should be driven by a clear moral purpose and a passion for working with young people. You must act as a role model to staff and students, build teams, and empower others.

At GLF Schools, we strive for an inclusive environment where staff and students are comfortable expressing their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on race, sex, gender reassignment. age, disability, sexual orientation or religion/belief.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a large Multi Academy Trust that comprises 42 schools (Primary and Secondary) across the Southeast of England with a large school support team of talented and passionate specialists.

What the school offers its staff

About Merstham Park Secondary School

With the support of the Executive Headteacher and our Secondary Director, Merstham Park provides everyone with the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

At Merstham Park, the ethos is simple - igniting a passion for learning. We are proud to be a values driven school, encouraging our staff and students to embrace these values in all that they do.

As a growing school we are excited about our brand-new state-of-the-art facilities that benefit students, staff and the wider community. Our new building, which opened in September 2022, is tailored to enable our staff and students to thrive in a truly first-class educational setting through the creation of inspiring and interactive learning environments.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our school support team.

  • Celebrating over 10 years as a Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

Our Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish:

  • Access to our highly competitive teaching pension scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Merstham Park School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
521 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Merstham Park School

At Merstham Park, our ethos is simple - igniting a passion for learning. We are proud to be a values driven school which encourages its staff and students to embrace these values in all that they do. This approach provides everyone with the opportunity to exceed their potential. Our team of passionate staff are committed to providing children with the very best educational experience

As a growing school we are excited and proud of our state of the art facilities which we opened in September 2022. Our brand new home is tailored to enable our staff and students to develop unique skill sets in a truly first-class educational setting through the creation of inviting and interactive learning environments.

As the school grows the career progression for our staff is endless. We will be looking to enhance the opportunities for everyone to grow in their roles, whether that is through individual CPD or through additional responsibilities

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