Deputy Headteacher

Thomas Mills High School, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 9HE

35 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    23 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 2022

Job details

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

L16 - L20

Actual salary

£61,166 - £67,364

Deputy Headteacher job summary

Thomas Mills High School seeks to appoint a Deputy Headteacher for January 2023 to join the leadership team of this successful 11-18 school.

Set in the beautiful Suffolk countryside near to the coastal towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold and having easy access to Ipswich, Norwich and London, Thomas Mills serves a wide rural community. Traditionally non-selective, we have consistently outstanding examination outcomes at all levels. Attitudes to learning are excellent and pupils have access to a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

We want our new Deputy Headteacher to be an excellent teacher and communicator, able to inspire confidence in all stakeholders, and motivate pupils to achieve the highest outcomes. You will be an effective manager with the ability to think strategically.

We are looking to appoint a strong leader who will uphold and strengthen our well-established school ethos and Charter of Values and who will relish the opportunity to move the school forwards.

Applying for the job

If the details of the post appeal to you, please return the completed application form to the school as soon as possible but no later than 9.00am on Friday 23rd September 2022. In addition, candidates should write a letter to myself (font 12 and no more than two sides of A4) and this could include:

• How your skills and experiences have prepared you for the post;
• The impact you would have on Thomas Mills High School;
• And specific responsibilities that you would be qualified for, or interested in.

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About Thomas Mills High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1157 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Thomas Mills High School is a very special, distinctive and successful school. Its focus on an academic education for all, alongside personal development for pupils is increasingly, in the current educational landscape, unique. Pupils are able to access a broad and balanced curriculum and all subjects, including the arts, are thriving. Visitors quite rightly comment on the calm and purposeful atmosphere, and one parent observed ‘it’s cool to learn here’.

Arranging a visit to Thomas Mills High School

If you are interested in visiting, we have arranged three opportunities on

Wednesday 14th September at 9.30am
Thursday 15th September at 2.00pm
Monday 19th September at 10.30am

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