Assistant Headteacher

Worthing High School, Worthing, West Sussex

Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 14 to Lead Practitioners range 18, £56,578 to £62,426

Job summary

Due to the continued expansion of our school, the Governing Body and Trustees are seeking to appoint a dynamic leader with excellent interpersonal skills, a flair for innovation, drive and ambition to join a new post on the Senior Leadership Team of our forward thinking and rapidly expanding 11-16 school. This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to the further development of our school.
Specific responsibilities will be assigned to the successful candidate dependent upon individual strengths.

We are seeking a senior leader who:

• Is an excellent classroom practitioner
• Can lead and manage the work of others with vision, energy and sensitivity
• Has a commitment to improve teaching and learning and student outcomes
• Has the communication, interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence to motivate and inspire staff, students and key stakeholders.

Essential educational requirements

Postgraduate qualification in subject area or
combined Education with first degree.

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Experience of developing and implementing whole school policies
Experience of using a range of information and evidence to raise pupil achievement
Ability to strategically plan a subject area
Experience of developing and successfully delivering inclusive practice to ensure equal opportunities for all.
Ability to identify realistic and challenging targets for improvement in the subject area.
Ability to ensure that those involved in the delivery of the subject are confident to do so.
Evidence of involvement with Governors, and working in partneship with parents.
Exemplary classroom practitioner

Employee benefits

The chance to work in an oversubscribed, innovative and forward thinking school
Teaching at KS3 and KS4
Effective support for Professional Development in preparation for your next step
A friendly and supportive environment
The opportunity to work with well-motivated students and supportive parents
A location on the coast very close to main line railway services and road networks
Free well-being and medical cover
The opportunity to be part of the lead school in the South Downs Education Trust MAT.
Free use of Fitness Suite

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1058 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Worthing High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Worthing High School

School location

South Farm Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN14 7AR