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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    9 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£53,972 - £59,557 per annum

Pay scale

L9 – L13

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you meet our requirements to lead and support the English team and Deputy Headteacher and would you like to contribute to our shared vision at Felixstowe School?

We are looking to appoint an inspirational leader to lead our English team at Felixstowe School. You will have the skills and experience to build on established success and support staff, as you contribute and influence the school’s development.

We want solutions-driven, proactive, highly influential and effective leaders who are committed to whole school improvement.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Associate Assistant Headteacher for English to help us take the next step in our journey. Felixstowe School is part of Unity Schools Partnership a forward-thinking academy trust of 30 schools (10 secondary).

You will:

  • support the Deputy Headteacher in delivery of the school vision, for all learners
  • work closely with the team to drive improvement
  • take ownership of evidencing our improvement of outcomes for all learners
  • lead and develop our Reading Room facilities
  • lead on whole school literacy and reading
  • manage and motivate members of the English team and the wider school team
  • have a full understanding of processes involving children in care, child protection and safeguarding and be committed to working in partnership
  • have an innovative and creative approach
  • be committed to high standards of teaching and learning and the professional development of staff
  • have high expectations that motivate, support and challenge teachers and students alike
  • have excellent communication skills.

To find out more:

We would encourage an informal discussion and visit to the school with Emma Wilson-Downes, Headteacher, prior to submitting your application, please contact the school on: 01394 288228 or via the Headteacher's PA, Katy Adams email: kadams@fxs.org.uk to make an appointment.

What the school offers its staff

We value our people and we have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice. You will be part of our trust’s senior leaders’ network and will have development opportunities at regular intervals including our leadership events and other trust network opportunities. Unity Schools Partnership celebrates both professional development and career progression. The Teaching school which is part of Unity will support you in this post and your future career.

We will offer you:

  • support with continuing profession development (CPD) required to be able to fulfil the role
  • a wonderful building with modern facilities
  • a supportive and friendly working environment with well-established well-being programmes
  • an excellent programme of induction into the school with supportive and dynamic staff
  • excellent development opportunities within the school and wider trust
  • sensible policies aimed to reduce workload and maximise outcomes for students

Commitment to safeguarding

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

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About Felixstowe School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1228 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Email address
Phone number
01394 288228

Arranging a visit to Felixstowe School

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

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