Headteacher Appointment

The Opportunity

The post of Headteacher at St. Aidan's Church of England High School, Harrogate, with the successful candidate starting in January 2012.

St. Aidan's is a Group 7 school and the Salary Pay Band is L37-L43.

Student numbers when we begin the new academic year in September 2011 will be approximately 1900 including about 720 in the St. Aidan's sixth form (over 1000 students in the Associated Sixth Form).

This is an opportunity for a candidate with exceptional skills to continue this highly successful school's development and lead it forward whilst retaining its distinctive child-centred and Christian ethos.

Requests for relocation support may be considered in line with the NYCC Relocation Policy.

St. Aidan's website: www.staidans.co.uk

Application Process

All application forms must be accompanied by:

  • a supplementary letter from the applicant, which should answer the following:
    "What are your main reasons for applying for the post?"
    (no more than two sides of A4 in font style Arial, font size 12, colour Black)

Please do not send any other attachments as these will not be reviewed or considered.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 11 July 2011.

Shortlisted candidates will be advised by 22 July 2011, with the selection process taking place over Wednesday 21, Thursday 22 and Friday 23 September 2011.

All applications must be completed electronically using the downloadable application form and emailed together with the supplementary letter to Arlette Guy, Clerk to the Governors, at Governors@staidans.co.uk

Visiting the School

If you would like to visit the school please email Arlette Guy, Clerk to the Governors, at Governors@staidans.co.uk, who will be able to inform you of the dates and confirm your appointment.