4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Scale 11 - 15

What skills and experience we're looking for

Claydon High School is a school at the heart of its community, where our philosophy of aiming to “be the best you can be” underpins our approach to teaching and learning. We are committed to challenging and supporting all of our young people to achieve their full potential and empower them to make successful future life choices. Our team of teachers and support staff model our school values and welcome the appointment of a colleague to join us as we move forward in the development of our school.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and committed individual who is able to help us to develop teaching and learning across the school to ensure our learners have the highest quality teaching and wider support from a highly skilled team of staff. We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner with passion and enthusiasm for working with young people.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a hardworking, united and supportive senior leadership team and help us take the school forward.

What the school offers its staff

Claydon High School and Penrose Learning Trust provide an excellent support programme for newly appointed staff. We pride ourselves on our positive hardworking ethos and collegiate atmosphere.

We offer:

  • new staff training and induction with ongoing support;
  • continuous professional development opportunities;
  • bespoke support for career development.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Claydon High School is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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 applications@penroselearningtrust.uk

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About Claydon High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
774 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01473 836 110

Claydon High School is a popular, oversubscribed and friendly comprehensive school on the outskirts of Ipswich; we are situated close to the A14 with easy transport links across Suffolk and into Essex.

We are a small school with 776 students on roll which means that there is a close working relationship with all the staff and students in the school.

As part of the South Suffolk Learning Trust we also work closely with other schools within the MAT to achieve “excellence through collaboration”.

Arranging a visit to Claydon High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@claydonhigh.com.

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