The Ashley School, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 4EU

This job expired on 28 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    17 April 2023

  • Application deadline

    28 September 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - We are an outstanding Special Academy Trust. The post requires 2 evening sleep-ins a week (non-residential heads allowance paid for this).

Contract type


Pay scale

L26-L32 - £76,141 – £88,187

Additional allowances

Non-residential Heads Allowance - £8,586

Headteacher job summary

We are seeking a high-energy, exceptional leader who has the vision, drive, motivation and ambition to lead the whole school community in its mission to ensure every pupil receives an excellent education, in every classroom, every day.

You will be a strong and compelling communicator, with the ability to establish and develop a positive and purposeful organisational culture. You will be committed to the highest standards of education, with a clear understanding of excellence. You will have the experience, expertise and commitment to take the school forward and secure high performance across all aspects of provision, including our Residential Provision - Residence was judged to be ‘outstanding’ in January 2022.

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Supporting documents

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About The Ashley School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 16
School size
150 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 16
Contact phone number
01502 565439

We are an Outstanding outward looking and successful school for children with complex and moderate learning difficulties. All pupils have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) for their educational needs. These plans are mainly for moderate learning difficulties, however many pupils have associated disabilities such as speech, language and communication difficulties, autism and/or social, emotional, mental health needs. The school is not appropriate for conduct disorder or other social, emotional and behavioural/ mental health difficulties that present an ongoing significant risk to others

The Ashley School Academy Trust is a special school for both boys and girls from Year 3 to Year 11 and includes Residential provision.

We have specialist status for SEN Cognition & Learning. We are committed to providing exceptional opportunities for all our pupils.

The Ashley School Academy Trust has been awarded Outstanding in the most recent OfSTED inspection (November 2017) and our Residential provision was also rated as Outstanding in its most recent joint Ofsted/Social Care inspection (November 2021).

Arranging a visit to The Ashley School

For further information and visits to the school, please contact Ms Donna Petty, PA to Headteacher/Governance Professional on: 01502 565439 extension 1200 or hr@ashleyschool.co.uk

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