head teacher

noun

British
: the person who is in charge of a school

Examples of head teacher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The head teacher at Bupadhengo Primary School, where her son Henry would have taught, has become the charity’s ambassador in the country, carrying on the legacy. Can't get enough of PEOPLE's Royals coverage? Simon Perry, Peoplemag, 9 May 2024 Authorities had said that 100 children were abducted, while the head teacher put the figure at 287. Rachel Chason, Washington Post, 8 Mar. 2024 The head teacher is an authoritarian caricature, the school is actively unsympathetic of the girl’s menstruation and at another point a student complains that the ethnically Chinese pupils get better marks than the Malays. Patrick Frater, Variety, 19 Oct. 2023 Another school in West Yorkshire may not be able to fully operate until September 2025, one head teacher said, adding that more than half the building contained RAAC. Jennifer Hassan, Washington Post, 5 Sep. 2023 Pattison had only been the head teacher of the elite private school since September of 2022, according to her personal Twitter account. Brandon Livesay, Peoplemag, 1 Mar. 2023

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“Head teacher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/head%20teacher. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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