This job expired on 19 April 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    14 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£93,901.00 - £103,577.00 Annually (Actual) Leadership scale ISR 29 - 33

Headteacher job summary

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a unique, successful and oversubscribed school (part of the Enrich Trust family of schools, for students aged 11 – 18, housed in PFI buildings) in idyllic rural Norfolk on the outskirts of Norwich. Due to the promotion of our much-respected Headteacher to a more senior role within the Trust, we are seeking to appoint an exceptional leader who will continue to put our school at the heart of its community and our students at the centre of all that we do. You will be passionate about building on the strengths of our school and have a clear vision to further inspire and empower our students, staff, parents, and the local community to take Taverham High School to its next phase, including ‘Outstanding’ at Ofsted. You will be well-supported by the school and the Trust to deliver the success that you envision.

We are seeking to appoint a leader with a proven track record of success at senior leadership and with the calibre and determination to continue to champion our vision, which is: “Inspire, Empower, Achieve” You will be aiming to further the school’s key priorities of:

Developing an exceptional curriculum underpinned by traditional values and a forward-thinking approach to embracing new technologies and developments;

- Maintaining strong and successful relationships between students, staff, parents/carers and the wider school community, based on mutual respect and a commitment to high expectations and challenge;

- Offering high-quality care, guidance and support through its excellent pastoral team to create an environment where all members of the school community can thrive and exceed expectations.

Applicants should have a thorough understanding of recent and impending changes to educational policy and qualifications. Applicants should also be prepared, as well as Headteacher, to proactively contribute to the wider success of the Trust.

Candidates are encouraged to visit our school for a tour and meet our current Headteacher, Dr Roger Harris during the application process. Please contact Mrs C Ross, PA to the Headteacher on 01603 860505 / 861756 to make an appointment or by email c_ross@taverhamhigh.org

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The appointment is subject to regulatory checks including an enhanced-level DBS check and Safer Recruitment checks.

Face-to-face interviews will be held over two days from 25/04/2024 to 26/04/2024

Closing date for applications is 09:00 am on Friday 19/04/2024

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to regulatory checks including an enhanced-level DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About Taverham High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1204 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Taverham High School is a popular and successful 11-18 academy on the outskirts of Norwich. Taverham has been voted the 4th most desirable postcode to live and work in the country. The school was substantially redeveloped under the PFI in 2007 and we became an academy in April 2013; our facilities are first-class. We pride ourselves on the professional development we offer our staff.

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