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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 November 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Leadership Spine 37 - 43 (£102,159 - £117,197 pending pay award)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We would like to hear from you if:

  • You have leadership experience and the ability to challenge, inspire and motivate colleagues and our students
  • You are an excellent communicator and able to work successfully with both internal and external stakeholders
  • You have high standards and expectations of self and others, and be able to lead by example
  • You are imaginative, innovative, resourceful and a decisive leader
  • You can build and maintain trusting relationships with the key stakeholders including staff, parents, and students
  • You share our passion for education, and can demonstrate a clear strategic vision
  • You can demonstrate how you have improved the quality of education in your current setting
  • You have a clear vision, highest integrity, and the commitment to help every student achieve their potential, not only academically or socially, but as young citizens who value and contribute to our community

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic and ambitious students who are keen to learn with proven high achievement and attainment
  • A strong reputation locally and in the wider community
  • A talented staff team that welcome new challenges and are committed to supporting colleagues and students
  • A very wide range of exciting extra-curricular activities
  • Opportunities to work in genuine collaboration with EAST and our partner schools
  • A supportive community, and Local Governing Body
  • A comprehensive induction programme
  • Quality continuous professional development for Headteachers
  • OFSTED Good, 2022
  • Access to the staff Wellbeing ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ and benefits of working for Farlingaye and within EAST
  • Most importantly, a once in a lifetime opportunity to make your mark on the education of our students over many years to come

Further details about the role

Governors and Trustees wish to appoint a new and dedicated Headteacher who will inspire our community and lead our fantastic school. Farlingaye is a high-achieving comprehensive school with over 1900 students. It has a well-established reputation in the county of Suffolk and in the community, situated in the picturesque town of Woodbridge, approximately 10 miles north of Ipswich. We are proud to be part of an exciting and developing local Trust, EAST.

Potential candidates are encouraged to visit the school, and will be warmly welcomed. Requests for visits should be made prior to the closing date of 28 November 2022.

Closing date for applications: Monday 28 November 2022 at 9am

Likely interview dates: Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th December 2022

Should you wish to discuss the job role in further details, please contact Angelo Goduti, EAST CEO, via Lauren Teeling.

Commitment to safeguarding

Farlingaye High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share and adhere to this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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About Farlingaye High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1923 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01394 385720

Arranging a visit to Farlingaye High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lteeling@farlingaye.suffolk.sch.uk.

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