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  • Start date details

    Easter 2023

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L19 (£70,040) - L23 (£77,245) (pay award pending)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a Deputy Headteacher who has the passion, drive, and enthusiasm to rapidly build on Chichester High School’s existing strengths; to closely support the Headteacher to lead, motivate, develop, and inspire a school team of staff and governors who are passionately committed to giving pupils a wide range of real-life and enriching experiences within a culture of highest expectations.

About the school As one of six secondary schools within the ‘Coast’ region within The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), we are a close and supportive community, working hard to ensure all our students excel. With a current and growing role of 1366 students (Years 7-13), we aim to provide all pupils with a rich and dynamic curriculum to enjoy in a safe environment. Judged to be a ‘good’ school by Ofsted in June 2019 with an ‘Outstanding’ rating for our Sixth Form, our vision is for every member of our school community to Enjoy, Endeavour and Excel.

What the school offers its staff

We aim to provide a high quality, innovative education ensuring that every student has the opportunity to fulfil their maximum potential. Our curriculum is built upon a strong academic GCSE core and delivered through creative and engaging teaching. Vision and Values Chichester High School is an Academy at the heart of its community that aspires for outstanding achievement, developing the highest aspirations for all and providing first rate opportunities. We aim to prepare every individual thoroughly so that they can take their place as a responsible global citizen in our modern world. We want to nurture exemplary ‘citizens of our world’ who will leave Chichester High School as well-rounded individuals with high self-esteem and the courage to grab hold of opportunities and try new things. Young people who seek to do something for others. We want to encourage the type of behaviour that is considerate and responsible, caring about others and caring for the planet and making the world a better and more just place. Encouraging our students to be confident, caring and capable of taking on life’s challenges is at the heart of what we do. We set high standards and nurture our students so that they are able to meet and exceed our and their own expectations.

We have 3 values that underpin the education we deliver to our students:

  • Respect for each other and for learning
  • Equality of opportunity and experience for all
  • A Community that supports and nurtures all its members
  • If you are ambitious, we’ll help you succeed. To apply, please download and complete an Application Form and return it tobeverley.hulse@chs-tkat.orgby midday on Monday 30th January 2023 Your application should include your experience and how it contributes to the job description and person specification.

Further details about the role

As part of The Kemnal Academies Trust, we have access to the expertise, support and opportunities offered by one of the larger multi-academy Trusts in the country. Our staff are dedicated to improving the lives of our students and, unusually, regardless of seniority, every teacher teaches. In this way, all our staff maintain the highest possible standards with regards to subject knowledge and the challenges of the changing secondary curriculum. To find out more about our school we strongly advise that you visit our websitehttps://www.chs-tkat.org/

Working for TKAT – ‘Inspiring Learners, Changing Lives’: Leadership within TKAT schools requires passion, understanding, empathy and above all, a genuine love for the profession. Our role is to support you by giving you the flexibility to work how and when you need to; to open up opportunities to develop your career; to take care of your wellbeing at work; to enable you to flourish as an individual and to offer the kind of rewards you can only find from improving the prospects and life chances for literally thousands of children and young people.

Why work for TKAT?

  • The freedom to shape your school within Trust guiding principles
  • A support network second-to-none:
  • We passionately believe in the power of collaborative working and actively promote school-to-school support. This includes accessing support from our strong Learning Development Network that offers a range of high-quality professional development opportunities for staff at all levels. In this role, you will also have the direct support of a Director of Education, not to mention the strength of the wider TKAT group. • Boundless opportunities for career progression: When you deliver and achieve, you will be rewarded for your success – and that could be from leading multiple schools, to additional responsibilities that will impact across TKAT, through to Directorships.

Commitment to safeguarding

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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About Chichester High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1354 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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