Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L8 - L12

Job summary

St Clement's High School part of West Norfolk Academies Trust are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for English.

They are looking for an existing or future leader who is ready to grasp this ideal opportunity to progress their career within a supportive, proactive and forward-thinking environment.

The successful candidate, who is dynamic and solution focused, will support the School in securing high standards of teaching and learning through dedicated management time and the teaching commitment that comes with this role.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career while making a real difference to the whole school community.

Purpose of the Job

To provide our students with an outstanding education in English and have a proven record for delivering effective strategies to improve standards of teaching and learning and provide strong and effective leadership to departmental staff.

To assist the Headteacher in accurate self-evaluation of the schools performance for the purpose of shaping and influencing the direction of the school.

To be an inspirational leader who positively influences the behaviour of others, motivating staff and students to engage with the core values of the school and of West Norfolk Academies Trust.

To model the expected practice outlined in the Teacher Standards

Applying for the job

For a job description, person specification and application form please see attached documents.

To apply please complete an application form (this is in 3 parts - all of which need completing - see the application guidance notes for more information) and email this to:

Alternatively post your application to the HR Department, West Norfolk Academies Trust, c/o Springwood High School, Queensway, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4AW.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should a viable field be met before the application closing date. Potential applicants are therefore advised to submit their application form as soon as possible for consideration.

West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This includes obtaining references and ensures compliance with the DBS process.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
652 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01553 773393

About St Clement's High School

St Clement's is a vibrant and friendly community. We have a well-mannered, calm and purposeful working environment. High expectations are set at St Clement's, success is celebrated and the rewards scheme enable students to earn termly prizes for academic progress, high attendance and good behaviour.

St Clement's is a friendly yet focused school. Ofsted inspected us in January 2017 and graded us as "Good" in all categories. We have a committed staff who have worked hard to secure good exam results. Our students told the inspectors "the best thing about this school is the staff, they make the school what it is". Our school has been oversubscribed for several years and has a strong reputation in the area.

Students tell us that they feel safe and happy here, which allows them to concentrate on achieving the best possible progress in lessons. The school provides a broad and balanced curriculum and there is a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities available. Whenever our students work with people from outside they create a very positive impression.

St Clement's High School is part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust which was developed from the success of Springwood High School and also includes Marshland High School, and Smithdon High School.

The school is located in the village of Terrington St Clement which is approximately seven miles from the historic town of Kings Lynn, from where there are regular train links to London and Cambridge. The picturesque North Norfolk coastline is also within easy travelling distance.

The West Norfolk Academies Trust offers:
The opportunity to work and progress across a family of schools in West Norfolk.
The support and expertise of outstanding faculties across the Trust.
A full and detailed support programme for those new to the profession as well as for middle and senior leaders.
Preparation for the future promotion and responsibilities within the Trust for ambitious, creative and dynamic colleagues.

Arranging a visit to St Clement's High School

Visits or an informal discussion are welcome in the first instance. To arrange, please email or call 01553 773393

School location

Churchgate Way, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE34 4LZ

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