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  • Start date details

    Easter 2023

  • Closing date

    5 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Leadership Spine L13 – L17 (£59,557 to £65,699 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Millthorpe School has an exciting opportunity for an inspirational Assistant Headteacher to join our supportive and dedicated team. You will play an integral part in our journey from Good to Outstanding. As Assistant Headteacher at Millthorpe, you will predominantly be focussed on Behaviour and Personal Development, working alongside the Deputy Headteacher responsible for behaviour, attitudes and wellbeing. However, your skill set and personal attributes are more important than the specific job role, therefore applications are welcomed from candidates with a wide range of experience and expertise, whether you are an experienced Assistant Headteacher, or a current middle leader looking for the next step in your career.

You will be a compassionate, enthusiastic and ambitious leader with a successful track record at secondary level. A visible role model, you will inspire high standards of behaviour in others and be able to develop our students and staff to reach their full potential, regardless of background or circumstance.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Claire Hardware, Headteacher’s PA, on c.hardware@millthorpe.southbank.academy to arrange a visit or an informal conversation with Gemma Greenhalgh, Headteacher, to discuss the role in more detail. Further details about the school, its ethos and culture and the role are available on the school website: www.millthorpeschool.co.uk

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 5 February 2023, with the assessment and the selection process expected to take place week commencing 6 February 2023.

The application pack (containing further details about the role) and application form are available to download from the Trust website: https://southbanktrust.co.uk/careers/

To apply for this vacancy, please submit completed forms electronically to recruitment@southbanktrust.co.uk, for the attention of Gemma Greenhalgh.

What the school offers its staff

Millthorpe is a popular and successful school, rooted in its community and close to the heart of the historic city of York. You will be a joining a warm, inclusive and motivated team of over 100 colleagues, led by a dedicated Headteacher and SLT. You will also benefit from the school being part of the South Bank Multi Academy Trust, with access to support from a highly experienced team of School Improvement colleagues.

South Bank Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

South Bank Multi Academy Trust reserves the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at midnight either on the advertised closing date, or at the point the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@southbanktrust.co.uk

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About Millthorpe School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1050 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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