2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Pay Scale - Leadership Group 14-18

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a confident and inspiring teacher to fulfil the role of Assistant Headteacher (Teaching and Learning).

Driven, self-motivated and passionate about learning, you will need the ability to effectively lead others at a senior level. Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills are required, and demonstrable outstanding teaching ability is a must.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

Application process:

Applicants must complete the application form (found on our website) and submit it to the school by no later than midday on the closing date of Friday 24th March 2023. Please be aware that we reserve the right to call for interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

All applicants are strongly advised to read the job description and person specification for the post prior to submitting their application.

Selection process:

Applications will be ranked against the person specification for the role.

All shortlisted applicants will be subject to:

1. A face to face interview;

2. Teaching observation; and

3. Recruitment tasks

What the school offers its staff


The successful candidate will be eligible for the following benefits upon commencement of employment:

• Auto-enrolment into a contributory pension scheme (TPS for teachers and LGPS for support staff)

• Free on-site parking

• Access to excellent catering facilities when the kitchen is operational

• CPD through internal and external providers

• Access to Occupational Health

• Eye care vouchers

• Free use of the sports facilities

Applying for the job

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About Southend High School for Boys

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1317 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Southend High School for Boys (SHSB) is an ‘Outstanding’ school (Ofsted 2015), rated as outstanding against every one of the inspection criteria. It is one of four selective schools within the Borough of Southend. The main school, years 7 to 11, is single sex boys whilst the large sixth form is coeducational. It is situated thirty miles from London on the Thames Estuary and is close to main road and rail links from London, and to Chelmsford and Cambridge. SHSB has ‘an ethos of excellence in both academic achievement and a wide range of activities [that] permeates all aspects of the school’ (Ofsted 2015). At SHSB talent is nurtured, learning is valued, challenge is welcomed, participation is expected and achievement is prized. SHSB is not only a lively and stimulating institution, but also a welcoming community with an open and friendly approach.

Arranging a visit to Southend High School for Boys

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@shsb.org.uk.

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