Headteacher Barton Court Grammar School, Canterbury, Kent

Job description

Exciting new opportunity, to lead an outstanding co-educational grammar school in Canterbury in Kent
Are you seeking an opportunity to play a major role in leading an outstanding selective school which is the Lead School of a high performing Multi Academy Trust with excellent outcomes, year on year, for our exceptional pupils? Are you an experienced Headteacher looking for a new challenge or an experienced Deputy Headteacher looking for your first Headship? If so, Barton Court Grammar School (BCGS) is looking for a dynamic, forward thinking and an energetic leader to lead the school through its next phase of development.

BCGS is the Lead School of Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT), we are a smaller but highly ambitious trust which consists of three secondary schools; BCGS, The Charles Dickens School (CDS) which joined BCAT on 1 March 2017 and BCAT Free school which is a 5 Form entry 11-18 non-selective school with a joint Sixth Form with BCGS and will open in 2021. BCAT Free school is co-sited to BCGS and work on developing its multi-million-pound site starts shortly. The Trust has also submitted a bid to the DFE to open a satellite grammar provision of Barton Court Grammar School on the Coast between Whitstable and Herne Bay.

Working within BCAT you will be supported to lead Barton Court ensuring that high standards and excellence are maintained. We have high expectations and working together within BCAT we are able to share best practice and offer outstanding professional development for you and all staff across the Trust.

The opportunities to be part of Barton Court Grammar School and Barton Court Academy Trust’s history and to develop a school that truly stands apart are significant: shaping the curriculum, igniting enthusiasm and excitement for learning. A perfect career move!

You will be passionate about teaching, learning and ensuring children irrespective of their background, gender or race can be the best they can be.

Barton Court Grammar School offers our students and our staff a unique opportunity working in a beautiful and historic city to explore, to excel and to achieve.

Closing date: Monday 16 September 2019, midday
Salary negotiable for the right candidate.
Start Date - 1 January 2020

Further information about our School can be found on our website

To apply, please click on the ‘Apply’ button on our TES listing to fill out an online application form. Alternatively, please complete the teaching application form which can be found on the website: www.bartoncourt.org

If you do have any questions, please email Ms K Cardus, Executive Headteacher kcardus@bartoncourt.org

Barton Court Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children.

Essential educational requirements

See www.bartoncourt.org for full details

Essential qualifications

See www.bartoncourt.org for full details

Essential skills and experience

See www.bartoncourt.org for full details

Employee benefits

Excellent CPD
Supportive Leadership Team
Member of Kent Rewards for discounted retail and leisure
Discounted membership of CCCU gym

About Barton Court Grammar School

Longport, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1PH
Barton Court Grammar School website (opens in a new window)