Assistant Headteacher

Smithdon High School, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 5HY

This job expired on 18 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2022

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L8 - L12 £50,151 -| £ 55,338

Assistant Headteacher job summary

We are looking for an existing or future leader with a passion for improving outcomes through positive support for students, who is ready to grasp an exciting opportunity as an Assistant Headteacher in a community where we encourage everyone to work hard, be kind and smile.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, solution focused and will support the school in securing high standards of teaching and learning.

Our new colleague will also benefit from being part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust - a small, locally based charity working with primary and secondary schools to challenge and support our family of schools to provide an excellent education for young people.

For an informal and confidential conversation please contact Craig Keady at Satis Education on 07591 596943 or craig@satiseducation.co.uk

West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we will check the suitability of staff to work with children. Applicants must be willing to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and overseas police checks (where applicable).

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About Smithdon High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
601 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
07591 596943

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Smithdon High School is an 11 – 16 school located in the town of Hunstanton on the North Norfolk coast, famed for its sunshine and colourful striped cliffs.

The school, which is part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust, has just over 600 students and is oversubscribed for next the academic year. All students enjoy a full knowledge rich curriculum which is taught by a team of specialist teachers ably supported by our professional support team.
At Smithdon High School we share a simple vision. Every child is supported to make progress in every single lesson, every single day.

Smithdon High School is a wonderful place to work and learn. Our expectations are high, because we know our students can achieve them and more. Our standards are high because we value positivity and mutual respect. Our positive learning environment challenges students to be the best they can be.

We are also at the centre of the community in Hunstanton and West Norfolk. We will always embrace opportunities to strengthen existing and explore new relationships within our community.

Our buildings are both innovative and modern and create the best facilities for our students to learn and - coupled with an innovative and creative curriculum alongside outstanding specialist staff - achieve.

We will always stand by our core values of "work hard, be kind and smile."

At Smithdon High School we welcome applicants who want to make a positive difference to the lives of our students.

We are part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust whose aim is to challenge and support a small group of schools to provide an excellent education for the young people of West Norfolk.

The Trust works in a supportive partnership with Primary and Secondary schools with each school maintaining their unique identity and ethos.

The schools work together to ensure maximum benefit for all students through economies of scale and shared resources.

The Trusts clear strategic vision for the future is based around four key areas:

Maximising student achievement
Ensuring each student is engaged with the school
Ensuring our students have access to world class resources
Delivering outstanding teaching and learning

Arranging a visit to Smithdon High School

For an informal and confidential conversation please contact Craig Keady at Satis Education on 07591 596943 or craig@satiseducation.co.uk.

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