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  • Start date details

    ASAP or September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

Leadership Scale L10 (£58,959) Upwards

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • School: The Turing School
  • Salary: Leadership Scale L10 (£58,959) Upwards
  • Full Time; Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to The Turing School, a small community school, 11-16 school in Eastbourne. The Turing School is part of Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust in the South East.

As Assistant Headteacher, you will work alongside the Headteacher, Executive Headteacher and supportive SLT team to build on our current achievements, taking the school on to the next stage of its development. Successful candidates will be matched to the skillset, experience and attributes we are seeking.

You will be joining The Turing School as it embarks on its next exciting phase.

Swale Academies Trust provides an extensive network to empower all to achieve success. You will be supported and encouraged to work closely with the other schools in the Trust to share best practice.

If you have the ambition, resilience and determination to inspire the next generation of students and staff at The Turing School, we look forward to receiving your application.

Our Vision

The Turing School is a dynamic, forward-thinking school dedicated to fostering a relentless focus on high achievement, providing outstanding learning experiences that result in excellent academic and social-emotional outcomes for our students.

We strive to develop students that embody our core values of aspiration, respect, diversity and innovation.

Benefits of Careers at The Turing School

Our staff enjoy:

  • Supportive Working Conditions: Experience a work environment optimised for teacher effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Innovative, Research-Engaged School: Contribute to pioneering educational research in an innovative environment.
  • Career Growth: Benefit from personalised career development and promotion opportunities across the Swale Academies Trust.
  • Supportive Leadership: Receive unwavering support from a friendly, evidence-informed leadership team.
  • Collaborative Culture: Engage regularly with colleagues fostering a strong sense of community.
  • Professional Development: Participate in a nationally recognised, evidence-informed learning & development programme with a flexible approach to professional learning.
  • Staff Well-being: Enjoy dedicated weeks without meetings, an annual wellbeing day, a staff wellbeing lounge, and excellent facilities.

What the school offers its staff

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Details are also available to download from our website www.theturingschool.org.uk

If you are interested in this post, please contact Gemma Sorrell-Fleet, Office Manager for an informal discussion. gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at and 01323 465700

Completed application forms should be sent to Gemma Sorrell-Fleet, Office Manager, gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at or by post to The Turing School, Larkspur Dr, Eastbourne BN23 8EJ. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 905989 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: w/c 25th March 2024

Swale Academies Trust 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 is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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 The Turing School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
636 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01323 465700

Arranging a visit to The Turing School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at.

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