• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

The Deputy Headteacher will play a crucial role in the strategic and operational leadership of the school. The exact duties will be negotiated with the successful candidate but are likely to include a key role in raising standards and achievement and/or ensuring the highest quality of support for staff and pupils, including vulnerable students.

The Deputy Headteacher will become a member of the safeguarding team.

Each member of the SLT is expected to work collaboratively with other members and ensure that students’ best interests are at the heart of all decisions made and implemented.

Employee benefits

Teachers Pension, Sodexo Benefits & Validium EAP

Applying for the job

To apply please visit our vacancies page on our website www.se-trust.org and complete the application form, along with a supporting letter of no more than 900 words, detailing how your experience to date and educational vision equips you for the post.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
807 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
Contact phone number
01953 609000

About Fakenham Academy

Sapientia Education Trust is a growing multi-academy trust and seeks to appoint an inspiring Deputy Headteacher to join Fakenham Academy.

Fakenham Academy is a local school with high ambitions and a key drive for continuous
improvement. We believe that education is the key to transforming life chances, and that by creating an outstanding learning environment where all students are happy and taught well, we will enhance their prospects to become productive, successful citizens of the future.

Our core standards include high expectations of everyone in our learning community; good discipline consistently applied; reliably good quality teaching; a commitment from parents to work in partnership with the academy and respectful, positive relationships between everyone in our learning community. For us it is about educating the whole child through a diverse and broad curriculum and making sure they are prepared to enter today’s modern world, as well-rounded capable young men and women.

Our latest Ofsted inspection recognised the high-level standard we work hard to deliver resulting in being rated a “good” school in all aspects.

Arranging a visit to Fakenham Academy

f you would like an informal conversation about the role please contact Jade on 01953
609000, ex 3497 or jade.obrien@se-trust.org and we will arrange a conversion with either
Richard Evans, Headteacher or Zoe Fisher, Director of Education

School location

Field Lane, Fakenham, Norfolk, NR21 9QT

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