This job expired on 21 June 2024

  • Job start date

    1 January 2025

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week, Monday - Friday

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of St Alban’s are looking to appoint a dynamic leader to join our strong senior leadership team from January 2025.

This is an opportunity for a dedicated professional with a strong vocation to make a real difference to our children and leave a lasting legacy for the community. This key post will suit colleagues who have experience of working with, or within, a senior team and will have experience of either Sixth Form leadership and/or Behaviour for learning.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate that they have successfully lead change and have a vision to achieve an inclusive education that provides exciting opportunities for all.

What the school offers its staff

St Alban’s is a Catholic School, part of Our Lady of Walsingham Catholic Multi Academy Trust, with 1050 students on roll, including a vibrant and growing Sixth Form. As our latest inspection recognised, the school is a strong, respectful, inclusive community, with high aspirations and ambitions for all, well supported by parents and highly respected in Suffolk.

We have a Mental Health and Wellbeing Lead as well as dedicated Wellbeing support via the telephone.

A caring supportive team around you where everyone, from the Governors, Senior Leaders and fellow teachers and support staff all work together to achieve the best outcomes for our students.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St Alban's Catholic High School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1016 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01473 726178

St Alban's Catholic High School strives to provide an excellent education for our students within a caring Christian community where all are respected, valued and supported to achieve their potential. Our mission statement is ‘Learning, Respecting and Caring’ and through this mission we aim to inspire, challenge, support and value every student to achieve their potential.

All staff have a responsibility and a duty to ensure that their work and interaction with all individuals fully reflects the school’s distinctive ethos as a Catholic School, although they do not need to be Catholic themselves.

Arranging a visit to St Alban's Catholic High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lgittins@st-albans.suffolk.sch.uk.

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