This job expired on 6 October 2023

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    6 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership scale 10 - 14

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic individual to join our successful and popular school. Ours is an established senior team and we are looking to welcome a new member who would continue to develop our already excellent work on behaviour and attitudes

Summary of Role

To lead and manage all aspects of student support across the school, ensuring students are given the best possible support and guidance to enable them to develop as successful learners. To act as the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead.

As part of the Senior Leadership Team, the Assistant Headteacher plays a significant role in the strategic and operational leadership and management of the school. The successful candidate will be an experienced teacher and leader with a proven track record of innovative and successful management and leadership.

What the school offers its staff

Hadleigh High School is committed to providing excellent CPD opportunities and career progression for all staff. We prioritise staff training and development and believe that all members of staff should have a thorough induction and an ongoing programme of training and professional development.

Training is delivered every Monday and it is divided between departmental sessions on subject pedagogy and broader professional enquiry accessed via the Great

Teacher Toolkit. All colleagues are part of the whole school coaching programme where we review effective lesson structures and pedagogy, enabling all of us to continually reflect on our current teaching and always seek to improve.

By investing in staff development our staff body is up to date with the latest thinking and practice in education. This in turn enables them to provide the best learning

opportunities for our students, something we are passionate about every day we come to work.

Further details about the role

Our Vision

We have an established reputation of nurturing high levels of attainment in our students alongside excellent pastoral support. We strive for high outcomes and also value high welfare, for both students and staff. Education should not be a choice between one or the other and we hold both in equal esteem.

Our Learning

As a comprehensive school, our curriculum breadth is incredibly important for us. We want all of our students to experience a wide range of subjects including maths, english, sciences, humanities and languages and proudly make a space for the performing and creative arts.

This an exciting time to join the school, shape the department and grow as a leader to ensure our students achieve. We have a disruption-free learning approach to behaviour; leaders are highly visible and supportive so that teachers can teach highly effective lessons.

Commitment to safeguarding

Hadleigh High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We firmly believe that all young people have a right to be safe and healthy, and our everyday practices support this principle.
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About Hadleigh High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
763 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01473 823 496

At Hadleigh High School we aim to provide an environment where our students can achieve their very best, have the confidence to learn with a positive attitude and understand how they can make a positive contribution in their community. Learning is at the heart of our work and our values, high expectations and aspirations support our students to succeed. These values are: • Honesty, respect and integrity • Tolerance, empathy and excellent communication skills • Resilience, positive attitudes and self-discipline We believe these qualities will develop our students to be confident, happy, successful individuals well prepared for their future.

Arranging a visit to Hadleigh High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sambler@hadleighhigh.net.

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