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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L30 - L40

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our Headteacher is retiring in the summer of 2024 after ten years guiding and developing our school to its current position of strength and success. We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated Headteacher to take over from her. The successful candidate will have an excellent track record as a highly effective practitioner and leader, demonstrating the strategic leadership and operational skills needed to support all staff in providing an inclusive education for all of our students.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with vision and ambition who is keen to lead a large, high-performing maintained school. Candidates should have successful, relevant, recent experience of senior leadership and be able to demonstrate their impact. Applicants should have the drive to ensure that all our students and staff challenge themselves to reach their full potential. We value everyone in our school community and believe strongly in collaboration.

Visits to the school before application are welcome by appointment. Please read the application pack for further details.

Candidates who have not previously been shortlisted should not reapply.

What the school offers its staff

King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school which continues to be rated Good by OfSTED, most recently in 2022 with recognition of outstanding practice and a highly positive ethos. The school is well-regarded within the community and has a reputation for high quality teaching; we have recently expanded, adding an additional form group to accommodate the growing number of children in the local area. Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas.

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About King Edward VI School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1607 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01543 255714

Arranging a visit to King Edward VI School

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

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