Governing Body seeks an outstanding and passionate individual, with a breadth
of experience and history of success in educational leadership, to assume the
role of Headteacher. They should be someone who will be dedicated to
ensuring that every student leaves Imberhorne possessing the skills, qualities
and knowledge needed to thrive in life, learning and work.
Senior Leadership Team and staff have initiated a journey to develop and embed
a number of strategic improvements in the areas of Behaviour and Attitudes,
Teaching and Learning, and Inclusion. We are looking for a Headteacher who will
provide supportive leadership, building upon the school’s established values
and ethos, while also bringing their own unique perspective to address the
opportunities and challenges ahead.
We are seeking a Headteacher who will demonstrate:
- The energy, determination and resilience to make
a substantial impact as the leader of a large and ambitious school.
- The integrity, moral purpose, presence and
emotional intelligence that is essential to instil confidence in staff,
students, parents and the local community.
- A passion for teaching and learning, with a
strong understanding of inclusion and the needs of students of all abilities
The new Headteacher will benefit from:
- A highly skilled Senior Leadership Team that
works alongside a motivated, dedicated and hardworking team of highly
professional staff, all striving for the success of every student.
- Enthusiastic and well-behaved students
who want to learn and take part in all aspects of school life.
- Governors who have high expectations of
the Headteacher’s ability to deliver the school’s strategic vision, offering a
positive and supportive environment.
- Opportunities for development,
training and support for all staff.
- Development of leadership potential, which includes
active participation in collaborative initiatives within our local federation
of four schools.
- A well-managed budget that ensures value
to the school from potential applicants are welcomed and encouraged. To make an
appointment, please contact Angela Nicholls by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visits can be arranged for the following dates:
- Wednesday 31st January at 9.15am
- Friday 2nd February at 9.15am
- Tuesday 6th February at 9.15am
- Thursday 8th February at 9.15am
Please submit your application using the
application form, with a supporting letter of no more than two A4 sides when
typed. This should tell us how you satisfy the person specification and answer
how you would embrace and build on the school’s current strategic direction,
whilst also bringing your own perspective to these strategies.
Please send your completed application to
HR Headteacher Recruitment Administration by midday on Friday 16th
February via email@example.com, quoting reference number 16422. Please note that completed application forms and
supporting letters need to be submitted by email.
Imberhorne School is committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects
all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our
recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All applicants
must be willing to undergo screening, including checks with past employers and
the Disclosure and Barring Service.
As part of our recruitment process,
checks of candidates’ online and social media profiles will be carried out.
Closing Date: Midday on Friday 16th February
Shortlisting completed by: Wednesday 28th
Interview dates: Monday 4th March and Tuesday
Start date: September 2024
Imberhorne is committed to safeguarding children and all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
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