18 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    3 May 2021 at 5:00 pm

  • Date listed

    29 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, job share
Contract type
£97,273- £109,914 (LG35-40)

Job summary

The most exciting headship opportunity in the country!

We are seeking an inspirational headteacher to lead Steyning Grammar School (SGS) - a unique, supportive and dynamic learning community and the newest member of the Bohunt Education Trust (BET) family of schools.

If you are an experienced senior leader (existing headteacher or outstanding deputy) with commitment, drive, enthusiasm and a proven record of raising standards and improving student outcomes, who could steer this extraordinary day and boarding school to even greater success, we want to hear from you.

You will need to offer:
*a compelling vision for education, excellent leadership, communication and personal skills
*high visibility and the ability to create an aspirational culture within which all students are empowered to become the best version of themselves
*encouragement of all to engage with and build on the School’s strengths in character education, promoting a full and inspiring co-curricular provision and further developing outdoor education opportunities for every student
*challenging goal-setting for young people in your care and the ability to motivate your community to achieve them

Employee benefits

Family Accommodation, Teachers Pension Scheme, plus:
We can offer you:
• the benefits of being part of a vibrant, high-achieving multi-academy trust, which offers the support of experienced colleagues across our schools, exceptional CPD opportunities and a strong community ethos
• an inspiring working environment, with dedicated and talented staff
• happy, and motivated children who enjoy learning and coming to school

Applying for the job

To apply, please use the BET Application form (no CVS), provide a 2-sided covering letter, and send to jobs@bohunt.hants.sch.uk.

Interviews are anticipated to be on 11 and 12 May 2021.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
Up to 2455 pupils
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
Contact phone number
01428 724324

About Steyning Grammar School

SGS has a rich history and Christian ethos, tracing its roots from 1614. The School educates more than 2350 learners from age 11 to 18, including 120 boarders and over 400 sixth form students, supported by 350 staff and split across four sites in the heart of the picturesque Sussex countryside.

Arranging a visit to Steyning Grammar School

Visits to SGS are encouraged. To take up this offer, or to have an informal discussion with our Trust Leader, Neil Strowger, about the opportunity, please contact Tessa Wright on 01428 724324, extension 314 or by e-mailing twright@bohunt.hants.sch.uk. Applications may also be submitted to this email address.

School location

Shooting Field, Steyning, West Sussex, BN44 3RX

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