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This job expired on 18 June 2024

  • Start date details

    January 2025

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    29 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Scale L32 – L36

What skills and experience we're looking for

Headteacher – Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

Salary: Leadership Scale L32 – L36

Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Contract Type: Full Time

Contract Term: Permanent

Are you an experienced, strategic educational leader that can build on our success, and inspire excellence in students and staff alike?

This This post is a rare and exciting opportunity for candidates with exceptional personal and professional qualities to lead Bennett Memorial Diocesan School, a recently inspected “Outstanding” secondary school in Tunbridge Wells.

Our successful candidate will join a school with a strong reputation for exceptional achievement as well as highly effective care and support. They will lead our expert teachers as they deliver our ambitious curriculum teaching powerful knowledge for all.

To take us on the next steps of our journey we need an inspirational leader who can motivate others and drive continuous improvement. They will have the support of a highly effective leadership team and specialist Trust central services and executive team.

To be our next leader you will need to understand and be confident in articulating a theologically rooted inclusive Christian vision. Our headteacher plays a vital role in making this vision a reality and for ensuring that our faith foundation is an integral part of our culture and mission. As such you will need to model and sustain a culture of respectful relationships where all can develop the confidence and security to excel and flourish.

What the school offers its staff

This This post is a rare and exciting opportunity for candidates with exceptional personal and professional qualities to lead Bennett Memorial Diocesan School, a recently inspected “Outstanding” secondary school in Tunbridge Wells.

Our successful candidate will join a school with a strong reputation for exceptional achievement as well as highly effective care and support.

Further details about the role

To see what is so special and distinctive about our school for yourself, book a school tour for 12th or 13th June. Please email Mrs Katherine Wagstaff to book at wagstaff@bennett.kent.sch.uk

More information and a candidate pack for this role can be found on the Tenax Schools Trust website at jobs.tenaxschoolstrust.co.uk

Please submit your completed application form via email to:Isaacs@tenaxschoolstrust.co.uk or recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk

Closing: Tuesday 18 June 2024 at 12 Noon

Shortlisting: Wednesday 19 June 2024

Interviews: Thursday 27th and Friday 28th June 2024

Tenax Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and all applicants are expected to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks, including satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Tenax Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and proactively model the school’s values. All posts are subject to vetting checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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About Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1865 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01892 521595

A Church of England co-educational school with independent academy status

• 1,903 on roll including 400 in the Sixth Form
• Judged Outstanding in every area by Ofsted in 2023
• World Class School Quality Mark in 2021
• Outstanding GCSE and A Level results
• Excellent reputation; oversubscribed

Priority places at the school are available for children of staff.

We welcome pre-application visits to the school.

Our staff are highly committed and we have a strong and positive school ethos.

Bennett Memorial is part of the Tenax Schools Trust.

The Tenax Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and proactively model the school’s values. All posts are subject to vetting checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Providing the exceptional learning opportunities available to the children and young people in our schools, requires exceptional teachers and support staff. In addition to our competitive employment packages, we offer access to high quality professional and career development opportunities to support your own growth, underlining our commitment to life long learning. You are encouraged to look at the school, and Trust websites, as well as the post details for the role. Thank you for your interest in opportunities at Tenax Schools Trust, and our family of schools, and we look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you for your interest. Should you wish to visit the school informally or to discuss any aspect of the advertised post before applying, email: recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk.

Arranging a visit to Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk.

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