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Head teacher   /hɛd tˈitʃər/   Listen
Head teacher

The educator who has executive authority for a school.  Synonyms: head, principal, school principal.

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"Head teacher" Quotes from Famous Books

... Sir Walter Watson) Hughes, and Mr. (afterwards Sir Thomas) Elder. But the opposition to Mr. Hartley, which set in soon after his appointment, and his supposed drastic methods and autocratic attitude, continued. I did not knew Mr. Hartley personally, but I knew he had been an admirable head teacher, and the most valuable member of the Education Board which preceded the revolution. I knew, too, that the old school teachers were far inferior to what were needed for the new work, and that you cannot make an omelette without breaking eggs. A letter which I wrote to Mr. Hartley, ...
— An Autobiography • Catherine Helen Spence

... for women-workers only. That wouldn't quite account for Farmer Best though," he chuckled. "And I suppose Best and the Vicar, as Managers—yes, and Mrs Pamphlett's another—just put their heads together on the spot and gave leave to use the schoolroom, without consulting the Head Teacher at all. I don't suppose it ever crossed their minds. . . . No: on the whole that poor little man is right. Nobody in England ever does take any truck in schoolmasters. They're just left out of account. And I dare say—yes: I dare say—that means ...
— Nicky-Nan, Reservist • Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)

... after reaching the grounds of the Hampton Institute, I presented myself before the head teacher for assignment to a class. Having been so long without proper food, a bath, and change of clothing, I did not, of course, make a very favorable impression upon her, and I could see at once that there were doubts in her mind about the wisdom of admitting ...
— The Upward Path - A Reader For Colored Children • Various

... is also much better supervision in the consolidated school; for, in addition to the supervision given by the county superintendent or his assistants, there is also the supervision of the principal, or head teacher. This is in itself no small factor in the making of a good school. Good supervision always makes strongly ...
— Rural Life and the Rural School • Joseph Kennedy

Words linked to "Head teacher" :   pedagog, educator, headmaster, chancellor, master, schoolmaster, headmistress, pedagogue

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