We are looking for a Head of School to lead our Secondary
phase. This is an exciting opportunity to work in collaboration with the senior
leaders and Executive Headteacher to build upon what we
believe to be a successful and highly ambitious all -
through school education.
To be successful, you will be a well-grounded and
inspirational individual with recent experience of leadership in an educational
setting. You will need to uphold our schools’ strong Christian values of Love,
Service and Belonging and live these values as you lead and manage others, our
children and our community.
You will need to be a leader with presence and visibility,
who inspires, motivates and empowers others, relentless to continue improving
the quality and robustness of the teaching team and the
and personal outcomes for children
St Mark’s will continue to grow over the next 3 years. Opportunities for growth and careerdevelopment for staff will be available. So if you strive for excellence in your career, like working in a team and value others wellbeing as much as your own, then please do get in touch.
Mark’s CE All Through School will be one whole school community. We will create
a sense of
belonging for all who enter our school. Our school will be a safe place for
those who learn and work here. Relationships between staff and students and
high expectations of behaviour and conduct will be the key to the success of
our school. Our ethos of nurture, high standards and expectations will be
modelled through the school by excellent staff.
Mark’s C of E School will be an inclusive school, which will serve the
community of Southampton.
As a Church of England School, our values are underpinned by the teachings and example
of Jesus. Jesus teaches us to 'love your neighbour as you love yourself'. We
will put our students at the centre of our School by supporting them all
irrespective of background, nationality, religion, gender or educational need
to achieve high standards of education and behaviour.
St Mark’s C of E School we will expect excellence from everyone. This means
that leaders will seek to find the most appropriate innovative practice from
national and international sources. Leaders will expect the best from the staff
and students across the school, and support them to achieve. All staff, in
partnership with parents and the wider community, will be expected to give their
best at all times to ensure excellent future outcomes for students. Our
students will make excellent progress from the moment they arrive at our
school. Everyone in the School community will respect and honour one another in
the way they look, speak and act. We will teach students at St Mark's our high
expectations and work with students and families who need additional support
• St Mark’s Church of England School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced DBS.
• For posts that require a DBS check, if you have lived outside the UK within the last 5 years, you will need to provide a Certificate of Good Conduct / Police certificate from the country/countries you have resided in (Criminal overseas check). Kindly note that this is at the expense of the candidate, as well as any costs involved for translating into English
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