24 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £85,146 and £91,633

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of The King David High School are seeking to appoint a Headteacher to provide inspirational leadership for our school community and enable the school to build on its achievements and develop still further.

The King David High School is an academically successful, warm and caring Jewish school, until recently, consistently ranked amongst the top performing non-selective schools in the country.

The school’s mission is to provide academic excellence in a friendly and supportive environment, where each child is valued and encouraged to reach their full potential in terms of academic achievement, creativity and personal development.

The values of the Jewish faith underpin all that we do and we hope to produce confident young adults who will be outstanding citizens with a sense of purpose and a wish to contribute.

What the school offers its staff

The position offers an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about education and young people and committed to achieving the highest standards in every aspect of school life. The successful applicant will be a dynamic leader and strategic thinker who possesses excellent communication skills, vision and drive as well as an understanding of budgets and fi nance. We welcome applications from candidates of any faith or none.

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)
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to l.finn@kdhigh.co.uk

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About The King David High School

School type
Academy, Jewish, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
784 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number

The King David High School is an academically successful Jewish school, judged outstanding by OFSTED and consistently ranked amongst the top performing non selective schools in the country. We welcome applications from teachers of any faith or none.

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