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Debenham High School, Stowmarket, Suffolk

Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £75,936 to £87,960

Job summary

Debenham High School, a high-achieving Church of England Academy, is seeking to appoint a committed and dedicated professional to lead the school into the next stage of its development. The new Headteacher will inspire our community and lead our stand-alone academy with acumen, integrity and compassion.

Miss Upton, the current Headteacher leaves us for promotion and this position offers an exciting opportunity for the right person to continue to lead a dedicated, strong and successful leadership team and staffing body.

It is expected that the new Headteacher will be in sympathy with the Christian ethos of the school. The success of our school is built on the foundation of strong relationships and an ethos of support and care that underpins all that we do. The successful applicant will demonstrate such values and set this example to our school community.

The school has:
-an excellent academic record (ranked 11th nationally in The Times State Secondary Schools 2019, 2019 80% Grade 4+ English and Mathematics, 71% Grade 5+, Progress 8 0.70)
-an enviable reputation and is consistently oversubscribed
-a hardworking and committed staff
-a very sound financial base
-experienced and ambitious leadership team and a supportive Governing Body
-Teaching School status
-OFSTED “outstanding” (2008)
-SIAMS “outstanding” (2017)
-lovely students who engage well in their learning and their community
-A wide range of extra-curricular activities.

Debenham is a large, attractive village 14 miles north of Ipswich and 30 miles south of Norwich; it is an excellent and attractive area for families and Mid Suffolk has been judged on a wide range of criteria to be among the best locations in which to live.

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Employee benefits

Leadership spine 26 – 32 (£75,936 to £87,960) + performance related bonus

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School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 672 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Debenham High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@debenhamhigh.co.uk

About Debenham High School

School location

Gracechurch Street, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6BL