Headteacher - Ramsey Grammar School
Ramsey Grammar School

Job Reference: DOES-010990

Closing Date: 04/10/2020

Salary: £81,723 - £94,669 per annum

Department: Department of Education, Sport and Culture

Hours Per week: Full Time

About the role and our team

Join our team as a Headteacher at Ramsey Grammar School!

A highly motivated, inspirational and energetic school leader is required with the vision to lead this popular 11-18 comprehensive school into the future. The new Headteacher will need to build on present strengths, establish themselves quickly, lead the staff team effectively and foster positive relationships with stakeholders.  

You will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that the vision for, and values of, the school are clearly articulated, shared and understood
  • Working to translate the vision and values into agreed objectives
  • Motivating and working with others to create a positive climate
  • Utilising creativity, innovation and appropriate new technologies to achieve excellence
  • Ensuring that learning is at the centre of strategic planning and resource management
  • Contributing to the development of the Island’s education system

If this sounds like something you’d like to be part of, then this could be the role for you!

To find out more about what life is like teaching on the Isle of Man, watch our video starring our wonderful employees talking about their teaching careers on the island.

About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore!

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Islands’ real sense of community.  The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

Check out our ‘All about the Isle of Man booklet’ attached to this advert to find out more about the Island and the lifestyle you could enjoy here.

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit www.locate.im

Interview expenses and a relocation package based on receipts is available for this role.

How to find out more and apply

For further details or for an informal discussion, please call the Geoff Moorcroft on Tel No: 01624 693834.


Provisional interview dates of 2 and 3 November 2020 has been set for shortlisted applicants, however this is subject to change.


Applications for this post will be accepted up to midnight of the closing date specified. You’ll need to upload your latest CV to your application, and we recommend that you also include a cover letter that explains your motivations for applying, and that demonstrates your suitability for this post. If you have difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on 01624 686300 or by email at helpmeapply@gov.im


Please note an enhanced with barring which the Department will cover the cost of for you.

Flexible Working


The Isle of Man Public Service is an equal opportunities employer which supports and promotes flexible working. We understand its benefits in improving work-life balance and supporting health and wellbeing and, in its different forms; it is widespread throughout the Public Service. We are happy to discuss part-time or flexible working arrangements, including job share partnerships, for our roles (where possible) and if interested you should discuss this with the Hiring Manager.


Find out more about where a career in the Isle of Man Public Service could take you at hr.gov.im/careers.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.