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This job expired on 24 June 2024

  • Start date details

    April 2025

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£102,376.00 - £121,222.00 Annually (Actual) L32 - L39

Headteacher job summary

Headteacher

Permanent / Full Time

Leadership Scale: L32 - L39

Required: April 2025

We wish to appoint an exceptional and inspiring Headteacher with the wisdom, experience and confidence to take the school forward. The successful candidate will be a strong, approachable, compassionate and supportive leader demonstrating the highest levels of professionalism within the STAGS community. The ability to further enhance an outward facing school working with others in the wider Trust and beyond, in a climate of mutual respect and challenge, to champion best practice and secure excellent achievements for all students is essential for this role.

We are seeking someone who:

  • Has proven leadership abilities including excellent management and communication skills with the ability to motivate others

  • Can lead by example with integrity, creativity, resilience and clarity drawing on their own scholarship, expertise and skills of those around them

  • Will initiate and manage change and improvement in pursuit of exceptional standards and strategic objectives

  • Has undertaken extensive training, ideally including NPQH

Key benefits to being an employee of STAGS:

  • A genuine commitment to staff wellbeing

  • Excellent facilities

  • All staff encouraged and supported in their personal development

  • Desirable location to live or work

  • Rail links to London and easy commute from M1 and M25

St Albans Girls’ School:

  • is graded an Outstanding World Class school with over 1,400 students with high standards of behaviour, attitudes and attendance

  • is a highly successful and heavily oversubscribed school in St Albans

  • GCSE results place us in the top 100 secondary school in the country and the top 3% nationally for student progress

  • offers excellent opportunities for career development both within the school and wider Trust

For further details please visit www.stags.herts.sch.uk.

We are happy to discuss the position with you further, please email us at hr@stags.herts.sch.uk.

Closing Date for applications: 24 June 2024, by 9.00am

Interview Dates: 8 and 9 July 2024

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates. We seek to ensure that all our staff feel valued, supported and enjoy exceptional professional development opportunities. For more information about ATLAS please visit our website.

St Albans Girls' School is part of the ATLAS Multi Academy Trust based in Hertfordshire together with The Adeyfield Academy and Beech Hyde Primary School & Nursery. Our vision is to build a collaborative partnership of schools that provide outstanding educational provision through challenge and promoting excellence.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Albans Girls' School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1439 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

St Albans Girls’ School, age range 11 – 18 is an Outstanding school (Ofsted February 2013) with over 1250 students. We are a highly regarded, oversubscribed and friendly all-ability school. The School has an excellent reputation within the local community with strong support from Governors, Parents, Students and a dedicated and highly motivated staff.

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