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.
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.
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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