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Headteacher: St Gregory's Secondary, Tunbridge Wells

Vacancy: Headteacher (Full-time role)

Location: St Gregory’s Catholic School, Tunbridge Wells

Grade: L30 to L39


We are excited to announce an exceptional opportunity for an inspirational and dynamic Headteacher to lead St Gregory’s Catholic School in Tunbridge Wells – part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.


Reporting to the Area School Improvement Partner, the Headteacher will be responsible for the day-to-day leadership and management of the school and will lead a team that strive together for children under the school’s motto of ‘Every child is known and loved’.


The successful applicant will take the lead role in providing inspirational Catholic education based on our shared Gospel values, and will be seen by pupils, parents and carers, and the wider parish as the person directing their learning, and as the school’s pastoral leader. We are therefore seeking to appoint a practising Catholic to this role.


St Gregory’s students love to gain new knowledge and skills and all our teachers relish the opportunity to deliver challenging, engaging and interesting lessons, with high expectations of behaviour. Opportunities for excellent Continued Professional Development and staff wellbeing are at the forefront of our commitment to all staff at St Gregory’s.


There are many benefits of working at St Gregory’s, including:


  • A supportive and caring working environment for staff and students
  • A research-informed approach to curriculum design and assessment
  • Dedicated and bespoke CPD time for all staff each term
  • Opportunities to complete external qualifications such as Masters
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Kent Rewards Scheme


Visits to the school are warmly encouraged and will give you the opportunity to see all that this wonderful setting has to offer. Please contact the school’s HR team at to arrange a tour of the school.


Our Offer: We create an environment where our staff can thrive and enjoy the work that they do which enables our young people to flourish, gain confidence, achieve and be happy. We have a reputation for being a very caring environment and we have a great record for investing in staff training and development. Please download the full job description and person specification for this role, together with an application form and all of the related documents at the bottom of this page.


Closing date for applications: midday on 19 February 2024

Interviews to be held during the week commencing: 26 February 2024

Start date: September 2024


Please send your letter of application and related application documents directly to Mike Walters, Director of Education (Secondary), c/o:


KCSP are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and require all staff, helpers, and governance committee members to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check and a section 128 check.

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