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Robert May's School


Closing date: 20/11/2020 at 17:00

Interview dates: 08/12/2020

Job Start Date: September 2021

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Key Stage: KS3/KS4

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: Grade 7 LDR 64-76 (£91,505 - £105,965)

Hours of Work: Full time

Location of Role: Odiham, Hampshire

Contact e-mail address: lisa.shackleton@rmays.com

Job/Person Summary

Robert May’s School is a mixed, comprehensive secondary academy for students aged 11-16 founded over 300 years ago. Located in a rural setting with a catchment from towns and villages in the Hart district of North Hampshire, the school provides a tremendous opportunity for a strong leader with a track record of raising student attainment and developing staff to take the school on the next stage of its journey. The academy has grown following a recently opened extension and will have 1,350 students on roll within a couple of years, with a healthy waiting list in each year.

The Trust Board is now seeking an experienced and effective leader with an ability to inspire and drive the strategic development of the school through an innovative and dynamic approach. Enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate, you will help us realise the full potential in all our students. You will have a strong grasp of financial and governance frameworks and have the experience to lead in a single academy trust.

We believe we have a unique school that delivers good education in a sought after location supported by a committed whole school team of teachers, support staff, leaders and trustees. This is a wonderful opportunity for the right individual to add to the success story at Robert May’s School. Our aim is to build on existing traditions of excellence and deliver a first-class educational experience for all.

We warmly invite you to visit the school and there will be opportunities to visit during the week commencing 9th November 2020.

Please contact Lisa Shackleton, HR Officer by email lisa.shackleton@rmays.com or on 01256 702700 to arrange a visit.

If you would like to discuss the role, please also contact Lisa Shackleton as above.

Application Procedure

Below you will find the key dates for our recruitment process:

To apply, please complete the online application form via the following link https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/headteacher-hampshire-1365440

Here you will find a number of documents that provide more background on our school, the role and a letter from our Chair of Trustees to prospective candidates.

If you believe you have what it takes to lead Robert May’s forward on the next phase of our journey then we look forward to hearing from you.

Safer Recruitment

Robert May’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

About us

Address: West Street, Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1NA

Telephone: 01256 702700

Website: http://www.rmays.org

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