Milton Keynes

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Job Description

Start date – January 2019

The Trustees and Governors invite applications for the headship of Thornton College.

Founded in 1917, Thornton is the most successful non-selective school in the area with exceptional ‘value-added’. Thornton is a Catholic school with a strong Christian ethos and has an enviable reputation for providing outstanding teaching, strong pastoral care and a challenging and exciting curriculum.

Thornton has grown considerably over the past fifteen years, both in terms of pupil numbers and in facilities and now has over 450 pupils and award winning new developments.

The Trustees and Governors are seeking to appoint an outstanding Catholic Headteacher with the inspiration to lead the school and oversee and manage its future development. The Headteacher is expected to provide professional leadership and practical management for the school which secures its success, ensuring high quality education which realizes the potential of all pupils.

Closing date for all applications: 12 noon, Monday 11th June 2018

For further information about the post and an application form please contact Mrs Lynne Tipping on 01280 820409 or email

Thornton Collese is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Thornton College, Convent of Jesus and Mary, Thornton, Milton Keynes, MK17 0HJ

Tel: 01280 812610


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