This job expired on 15 April 2024

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Pay Scale Points 29-32 (£93,901 - £101,066 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Degree
  • Further relevant professional studies


  • Senior leader in a high performing academy or school
  • Proven track record of raising standards and outcomes for pupils
  • Good understanding of inclusion
  • Leadership of staff development
  • Experience of budget

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Ability to innovate
  • Demonstrable commitment to equality of opportunity and inclusive education
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of current curriculum developments and how pupils learn
  • Understanding of principles and demonstrable application of school improvement strategies
  • Demonstrable ability to plan strategically and to lead, motivate, develop and inspire staff and to manage change
  • Knowledge and understanding of principles and practices of performance management schemes for all staff within a school setting
  • Ability to analyse and interpret pupil performance data and set challenging but realistic targets
  • Ability to ensure an ethos and structure for sound discipline which enables all pupils to achieve and thrive
  • Leading on action planning evaluation
  • Ability to work effectively as part of the school team and with wider stakeholders

What the school offers its staff

The Inspiration Trust offers all staff a range of benefits via our ‘my lifestyle' portal. All eligible staff will have access to a range of benefits from salary sacrifice schemes and employee discounts.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Jane Austen College

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1066 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Jane Austen College is a thriving secondary school and sixth form in the heart of Norwich city centre. We combine the modern and traditional, marrying academic rigour and innovative teaching techniques. Our sixth form is one of the top performing in Norfolk and we have been rated by Ofsted as Outstanding in four out of five areas, with an overall rating of Good.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools in East Anglia, and work closely with Charles Darwin Primary and Sir Isaac Newton Sixth Form as well as the Trust's other schools around the region.

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