- To start September 2024 or earlier
- The application process will close when an appropriate
field has been secured
We are seeking a Deputy Headteacher to build on our school
culture and take it to an outstanding level.
This person will be responsible for the furtherance of professional
standards of staff as well as the holistic support of students, leading in the building
of strong, professional relationships that form the foundation of the work we
do to help pupils achieve the best outcomes.
The successful candidate will be an experienced leader
with a track record of excellent results. They will share the school’s vision and
the belief that all pupils can achieve at the high est
levels. This is a senior role in the school with substantial responsibility
and the opportunity to have a broad impact on the running of the school.
Working alongside the Headteacher, as one of two Deputy Headteachers, the
successful candidate will play a key role in shaping the strategic direction of
the school at a very exciting time in its development.
Whilst not a requirement for selection, the role would be
suited to an individual who aspires to Headship in the near future. For
such a candidate, we will put in place appropriate training and support such as
the NPQH and wider Trust work.
Wymondham High is a high-performing, popular and
over-subscribed Academy in the heart of Norfolk. We are a community that works together to do our best and
live up to our values of responsibility, determination and humility.
Work will shortly begin on an exciting
new build to accommodate our growing student population as our intake extends beyond
the immediate catchment are a and to
enhance the facilities for pupils.
We have extremely
high expectations and are committed to helping every one of our students become
the best version of themselves. We provide an ambitious curriculum high in
challenge and creativity to enable all learners to participate in the full
range of experiences, as well as a culture in which students are committed to
making outstanding progress and achieving excellence, always supported by our
exceptional team of staff. Alongside this, we offer an excellent standard of
pastoral care through a fantastic team of staff who work exceptionally hard to
ensure our pupils have the very best chance of success.
Teaching at Wymondham High is a brilliant experience, and to
ensure that colleagues can balance their work and home/family we take wellbeing
The ideal candidate:
will be totally committed to working on the ground, ensuring that the school’s
vision for culture is being lived, and that strong relationships are being
- You will be passionate about supporting pupils
pastorally, understanding that this is key for academic success;
- You will demonstrate proactive, strategic leadership, understanding when to take decisions and how to communicate these effectively;
will be an effective and highly visible team leader;
ability to influence, inspire and motivate a wider team is an essential part of
will have significant experience of safeguarding, ideally gained working as a
Deputy DSL or DSL;
- You will model positivity and optimism at all times,
knowing that as a Deputy Headteacher, you are a role model for other teachers
- You will be able to demonstrate the impact of your leadership in gaining
the very best outcomes for students.
To discuss the role further or to make an appointment to visit the school, please contact Mrs Chloe Stimpson, Headteachers PA via firstname.lastname@example.org
Enrich Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all those working at the Trust to share this commitment . All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974
Enrich Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all those working at the Trust to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.
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