• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L19-24 (£65,735 - £74,295 per annum)

Job summary

Deputy Headteacher

Thomas Gainsborough School

Start Date: 1st September 2021

Salary: Leadership L19-24 (£65,735 - £74,295 per annum)

Contract type: Full time, permanent

Following the well-deserved promotion of the current post holder, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader with a proven track record in whole school leadership to play a key role in contributing to the continued success of our school. The successful applicant will lead student and staff support and development across the school. They will be required to ensure that the values and expectations of the school are upheld to enable every student to achieve their potential.

You will be:

an outstanding teacher who has high expectations of themselves and others
an innovative leader
a good communicator
committed to delivering the best possible outcomes for all students.
be knowledgeable, enthusiastic, determined, and rigorous about improving further the achievement of all students.
A team player who can inspire, enthuse, and motivate students and staff.
someone with an excellent sense of humour
In return, we offer:

the opportunity to work with the most wonderful students anywhere in the country
the chance to be part of a hardworking and friendly SLT
an enthusiastic and willing staff
high quality professional development
For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the school please contact Mrs K Fuller (Headteachers PA) on kfuller@tgschool.net or 01787 375232

Closing date: 09:00am, Monday 10th May 2021
Interviews: Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th May 2021

If you wish to apply, please use the following link https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/133174TVS

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/133174INT

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.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1559 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
Contact phone number
01787 375232

About Thomas Gainsborough School

Thomas Gainsborough School is part of the Unity Schools Partnership. We are an excellent school with clear values and expectations for our staff and students. We are committed to providing ‘Excellence: for each, for all’. We are a co-educational school on the Suffolk / Essex border for students aged 11 to 18.

Arranging a visit to Thomas Gainsborough School

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the school please contact Mrs K Fuller (Headteachers PA) on kfuller@tgschool.net or 01787 375232

School location

Wells Hall Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 0NH

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