The Fernwood School
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Contract Type
Full Time
L36-L40 (104k-115k) depending on experience
Start Date
1st September 2023
17th February 2023 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
1st September 2023
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1305321


Salary: L36-L40 (104k-115k) depending on experience

Contract type: Full Time

Contract Term: Permanent

Job Starts: September 2023

Are you an inspirational leader with a vision for excellence, and a passion to realise the potential of all students?

THEN.... read on!

Fernwood School is an outstanding, outward reaching, stand alone Academy. We are a very caring, nurturing, inclusive and diverse 11-16 school with 1330 students. We provide an outstanding education for all our students within a safe, well-disciplined environment. Students’ personal development is at the heart of our pastoral care system. This amazing opportunity has arisen due to the retirement of our current Headteacher.

The successful candidate will:

  •   Be a dynamic, inspirational leader with vision and drive
  •   Have excellent leadership and management skills to further improve our outstanding school
  •   Have the energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to inspire our dedicated staff and students
  •   Have the creativity and ability to innovate and work collaboratively with our external partners
  •   Have a flair for working in partnership with parents, other stakeholders, and the wider community

We will provide you with:

  •   Highly motivated, extremely polite, respectful, and courteous students with a strong desire to learn
  •   A committed, hard-working, highly skilled, and friendly staff
  •   A harmonious school community with strong relationships between students and staff
  •   Excellent extracurricular activities to develop the whole child
  •   A commitment from us to high quality continuing professional development for you

Applicants are warmly welcome to visit the school from 10.00am – 12:00am on Wednesday 1 February or Monday 6 February. 

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Friday 17 February 2023

Short listing will take place week beginning 20 February 2023

Interviews will be held on 27 and 28 February and 2 March 2023

The post is available from September 2023.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Fernwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) Check.