David Roworth (49) will be the next head teacher of Haute Vallée Secondary School.
Jersey-born Mr Roworth started his career in 1993 as a maths teacher at D’Hautree School and transferred to Haute Vallée as Head of Maths when it opened in 1998. He later moved to Grainville School where he was Deputy Head for seven years. He is currently Deputy Head at Le Rocquier School.
Mr Roworth went to La Pouquelaye primary, Le Rocquier and then Hautlieu schools. He is a graduate of Dorset Institute of Higher Education, now Bournemouth University, and Bristol University. He said: “I am thrilled to be returning to Haute Vallée, having worked there previously for nine years, and am relishing the challenge of becoming the next head teacher of a school that has so much potential.”
The chair of Haute Vallée’s Board of Governors, Stuart Colley, said: “After a lengthy and thorough process, we are delighted to announce Mr Roworth’s appointment. The Board of Governors is looking forward to working with him and his team from September 2014 and wish him every success in the role.”
Mr Roworth takes over from Caryl Lewis who has been Haute Vallée head teacher for the past three years.
Director of Education Mario Lundy said: “Mr Roworth has gained a wide range of experience in Jersey’s 11-16 secondary schools where he has built a strong track record. I am confident he will be an excellent head teacher and would like to congratulate him on his appointment.”