Post Title: Head Teacher – Newport High School
Post Ref: NCC5931
Grade: Group 8, L32 - L43 (a seven point salary range, dependant on experience)
Closing Date: 31st October 2019
Governors are seeking to appoint an appropriately experienced and effective leader from April or September 2020.
Newport High School has a strong set of values, with high aspirations for every individual child, teacher and the school community as a whole. We are seeking an outstanding leader who is dynamic and promotes a nurturing culture where everyone is valued, encouraged to succeed and fulfil their potential.
Newport High is an 11-18 school with 1127 students on roll. Governors are committed to appointing a Head Teacher who is effective and inspirational and who:
• has the vision and experience to ensure that standards and achievements of the school are progressed and sustained.
• can demonstrate a proven record of raising educational standards across all departments
• has experience of leading the implementation of whole school systems
• possesses excellent leadership, management, communication and personal skills
• has the ability to develop individuals and promote effective teamwork.
• has the ability to build on the very good links that have been established with the primary/ feeder schools, parents, the wider community and local employers.
Governors will support the successful candidate in all aspects of school life thereby creating a practice of effective learning and development throughout the school and its community.
Please apply online including a supporting statement within your online application indicating how you meet the requirements of the person specification.
Closing Date for Applications: Thursday 31st October 2019 (23.59pm)
Interviews scheduled for Thursday 7th and Friday 8th November
Appointment is subject to pre-employment and safeguarding checks
We are legally obliged to ask you to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK. If you are invited to interview, you will be asked to provide appropriate documents such as your full birth certificate/passport/work permit in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on all applicants. This will include an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Newport City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.