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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Range L33 - L39 (£97,256 - £112,601)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Trustees of Katharine Lady Berkeley’s School are looking to appoint a Headteacher to join us in September 2023 – someone who will share and help us develop our vision, values and ambition for KLB and its community, whilst continuing the focus on developmental success for all our students with a shared excitement for the future.

The Trustees are looking for:

  • an experienced and talented senior leader with a proven record of managing change and raising standards and who is resilient, selfless and totally committed to the success of our students
  • someone with outstanding communication skills who can demonstrate the ability to lead, inspire and motivate the whole school community
  • someone who can take the vision and values of the school to the next level
  • a commitment to an inclusive community school in which every student is successful.

What the school offers its staff

Katharine Lady Berkeley’s is a large comprehensive school of 1529 students with 277 in the Sixth Form. A high performing school that sits at the heart of the local community with extensive links to the surrounding area, the school is within easy commuting distance of Bristol and Gloucester being just 10 minutes from Junction 14 of the M5. The school is part of the DfE School Rebuilding Programme. In our case, £20m is to be spent on a partial rebuild and will include the replacement of both our languages and DT blocks.

We can offer:

  • the opportunity to make a real difference whilst developing your career
  • working with courteous, polite and mutually supportive students
  • an exciting, capable, well-motivated team of staff
  • positive relationships with parents and the local community
  • an active and supportive Trustee Board who are highly ambitious for the school
  • a recently commenced £20m build programme that will deliver new and refurbished facilities across our spacious site.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory full enhanced DBS and barred list, prohibition order, identity and qualifications checks.
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About Katharine Lady Berkeley's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1528 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Katharine Lady Berkeley’s School is a very successful comprehensive school with excellent results at GCSE and at A level. The school is within easy commuting distance of Bristol and Gloucester.

Arranging a visit to Katharine Lady Berkeley's School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email clerk@klbschool.org.uk.

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