This job expired on 27 January 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Range L31 - L39

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Headteacher will:

  • Have a clear vision and the commitment to ensure that every pupil achieves their full potential and attains the best possible outcomes.
  • Be an inclusive leader with a strong sense of moral purpose, ethical principles and values.
  • Be committed to promoting exceptional opportunities for every student whatever their background and who believes in celebrating diversity.
  • Have proven extensive leadership skills to challenge, inspire and drive improvements for staff and pupils.
  • Be committed to safeguarding and the welfare of all pupils, ensuring a caring and nurturing environment.
  • Have excellent communication skills that allow you to build and sustain strong relationships with all internal and external stakeholders including our wider community.
  • Take lead of the financial management and strategic planning of the school.

Please refer to application pack for full job description and person specification.

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • The opportunity to follow our vision and shape the continued and future success of Churston Ferrers Grammar School, continuing to provide our students with a broad, balanced and enriching curriculum.
  • An experienced, creative and dedicated staff team who provide high quality teaching and learning opportunities, challenging all students whilst giving them the opportunity to flourish and succeed.
  • A dedicated Governing Body who are all very engaged and determined to help you and support the school towards the school motto of learning to create a better world.
  • A supportive parent community and an outstanding PTA that play a key role in raising funds for the school and are invested in their children’s education.
  • Access to a tailored CPD programme using Bluesky.
  • Extensive grounds for all our sporting activities including our own swimming pool.

Commitment to safeguarding

Churston Ferrers Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and references will be taken for all shortlisted candidates.
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About Churston Ferrers Grammar School Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1033 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Churston Ferrers Grammar School is a high performing selective school with a long standing reputation for exceptional pastoral care and personal development. Academic standards are high, both in terms of attainment and progress, and the school is recognised for its innovative and inclusive classroom practice. The school is well known in the local area for its distinctive family feel, backed up by exceptionally strong pastoral care, which ensures that all students feel able to do their very best academically. This emphasis on student welfare is underpinned by a wide range of extra-curricular activities to build confidence and self-esteem

Arranging a visit to Churston Ferrers Grammar School Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vanessa.wolf@churston.torbay.sch.uk.

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