Deputy Headteacher

Shoeburyness High School, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS3 9LL

3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023 or Easter 2023

  • Closing date

    7 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

SECAT Enhanced Leadership Scale L24-28 £78,790—£86,899

What skills and experience we're looking for

The appointed Deputy Headteacher will work as part of our leadership team supporting the development, delivery and evaluation of curriculum and assessment. They will take a lead role on an agreed area of responsibility tailored to the strengths they bring under either of the following remits: Academic Standards: Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Academic Standards: Progress, Assessment and Outcomes Crucially, the postholder will need to have the expertise and interpersonal skills to enable successful work with all staff in further developing and refining consistent and effective classroom engagement. They will focus on excellence in curriculum delivery and assessment that leads to the best possible outcomes. In addition, alongside the wider Senior Leadership Team, they will need to understand and embrace the role that students and parents have in developing a positive culture and be committed to utilising the voice of these stakeholders in school improvement. The successful candidate may also have strategic responsibility for extra-curricular activity to ensure this supports development of character and personal development.

What the school offers its staff

Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT) and Shoeburyness High School are seeking to appoint a dynamic and dedicated Deputy Headteacher to join our current leadership team, adding capacity and thinking, to drive our strategic development. This role is suitable for a leader with appropriate skills, knowledge, and experience of significant and successful work with students of all backgrounds and abilities. The successful applicant will lead and develop teams to deliver an excellent student experience and outcomes, which will set them up for success in their next steps after Shoeburyness High School

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About Shoeburyness High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1789 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01702 292286

Shoeburyness High School is a large, vibrant and diverse secondary school that has an excellent reputation as a warm and supportive environment in which to work and learn. We are a very popular school with families in the local area and beyond and consequently we are heavily oversubscribed. Our young people deserve the best and if that’s what you can offer then we would love to hear from you.

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