4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2022

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
L13 - L20 - Starting point dependant on experience

Job summary

Assistant Headteacher (Student Services and Intervention)

Salary: L13 – L20

Required for September 2022, a full-time permanent Assistant Headteacher to join our Senior Management Team.

We would like to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic professional to work with the headteacher and senior management team to build on our successes and take the school forward. This is an exceptional opportunity for a candidate who is an outstanding classroom practitioner, who has pastoral welfare at their core and who has the ability to inspire both colleagues and students. The role is a varied one including leadership and management of the Key Stage 4 year heads, line management of other key personnel within Sheldon and coordinating and strategically developing the provision for our more vulnerable students.

The assistant headteacher would be joining a hugely committed senior management team in a friendly, successful school, where morale is high, students are keen to learn and there is a shared will to make it even stronger. If you possess the drive, energy, passion and ambition needed, we would very much like to hear from you.

We are situated in attractive parkland on the edge of the rapidly growing market town of Chippenham, surrounded by beautiful countryside. There are good rail and road links to London, we are 5 minutes from junction 17 on the M4 and a 10-minute train journey to the beautiful Roman City of Bath.

For further details about the school, please visit our website www.sheldonschool.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 31st January 2022 at noon

Interviews: Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th February 2022

Application process: Please click ‘Apply Now’ and download our application form and submit to hr@sheldonschool.co.uk The application will entail submitting a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4 and completing the application form. There is also a short additional document to complete.

We are a flexible working employer and we are willing to make any reasonable adjustments you require during your interview so please ask us.

Sheldon School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS.

Applying for the job

Please visit the vacancy page of our website www.sheldonschool.co.uk and download the relevant information and application form. The application will entail submitting a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4 and completing the application form. There is also a short additional document to complete.

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1662 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01249 766020

About Sheldon School

Sheldon School is a large mixed secondary school and sixth form in Chippenham, Wiltshire for students aged 11 to 18 and is the largest school in Wiltshire. Since April 2011, it has been an Academy.

School location

Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6HJ

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