Redruth School, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 1TA

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 April 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



Leadership scale L36 to L43 (£99,681 to £117,197)

Headteacher job summary

Following the decision by our Headteacher to step down after 12 years of outstanding service we are now looking to appoint an exceptional and highly aspirational leader who can continue our journey to ‘outstanding’.

Our ideal candidate will:

• be a dynamic, inspirational leader with the capacity to retain and develop Redruth School’s vision and take others with them
• have detailed knowledge of the current educational agenda
• have a proven track record in maintaining school improvement
• be able to demonstrate the impact of their leadership of staff, students and the wider community
• be innovative and able to think strategically and creatively
• be able to motivate, inspire, challenge and empower our dedicated staff and students
• have excellent leadership and management skills to deliver outcomes with compromising the wellbeing of staff and students
• be an excellent communicator with the interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with all stakeholders

We will provide you with:

• a highly skilled and committed body of staff
• a cohesive community with strong relationships between students and staff
• good financial management
• excellent and extensive facilities
• a very supportive and committed Governing Body

We welcome you to visit the school prior to any application, full details are available in our Applicant Information pack.

Applying for the job

To obtain an application form please visit our school website at www.redruth.cornwall.sch.uk (see School Information/Job Vacancies). If you have any queries please email Sheila Kane, Personnel Administrator/Clerk to Governors at: govclerk@redruth.cornwall.sch.uk.

Please submit a formal letter, along with application and Equal Opportunities forms, to Sheila Kane, Personnel Administrator/Clerk to Governors by email: govclerk@redruth.cornwall.sch.uk.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Redruth School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1323 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Redruth School is one of the most successful schools in Cornwall, currently with an Ofsted rating of 'good' with some excellent features.

Arranging a visit to Redruth School

We will be offering pre-application visits to the school. Please contact Heidi Trerise, PA to Headteacher, via email to book your visit: htrerise@redruth.cornwall.sch.uk

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