Definition of head teacher in English:

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head teacher

Pronunciation: /hɛd ˈtiːtʃə/

noun

chiefly British
The teacher in charge of a school.
Example sentences
  • Teachers and head teachers welcomed the growth in specialist schools.
  • The Scottish premier will also signal new moves to shift power to teachers and head teachers so they can direct their own curriculum.
  • There is less than a month left to put forward names of inspiring teachers, assistants and head teachers for the national awards.
Synonyms
headmaster, headmistress, head, principal, director, master, mistress;
dean, rector, warden, chancellor, vice chancellor, president, provost, governor
North American informal prexy, prex

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