• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    23 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£67,364 - £76,141

Job summary

An excellent and exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional and inspirational leader to work as a Deputy Headteacher supporting our Trust and school improvement team, with a focus on inclusion.

We are a South East Essex Multi Academy Trust, currently comprising three secondary schools and one primary school: The King John School in Benfleet, The James Hornsby School in Basildon, Castle View School in Canvey Island and Laindon Park Primary School and Nursery in Basildon.

We are seeking applications from candidates with the right skills, experience and potential to add to our dynamic Multi Academy Trust. This post will predominantly be based within The James Hornsby School, and the responsibilities associated with this post will include SENCO for James Hornsby, oversight of our innovative ‘Zenith Minds’ and enhanced provisions on The James Hornsby site and SEND provision across the whole Trust. The Trust is determined to ensure that no child is left behind, and central to this aim is ensuring that our pedagogy, curriculum offer and interventions, as well as staff knowledge and expertise all enable our student with SEND to flourish.

All the students in our care deserve the very best from our schools and the successful candidate will have a deep resonance with the Trust’s Mission, Aims and Values, which should be clearly reflected at both the application and interview stages. The Trust will ensure the successful candidate has the very best resources and support to drive strategy and lead change, and thus provide a truly quality education for all. Zenith Multi Academy Trust is an exciting and dynamic community of professionals working together to achieve the very best outcomes for its pupils; as such this is a wonderful career opportunity.

Applying for the job

Completed applications should be submitted via email to recruitment@zmat.co.uk before the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if there is a good level of response. Therefore we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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

Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact email
Contact phone number
01702 426707

About Zenith Multi Academy Trust

The James Hornsby School’s ethos and values can be articulated in one word: family. We live out this ethos in everything we do for our young people. Having a family ethos means that we care deeply about the achievement and well-being of our students; it also means that we have very high standards and expectations for every student and that, through our superb college system, we know each young person individually.

As an Exeter University accredited Thinking School, and as a gold award winning Investors in People school, we ensure that lessons are inspirational and challenging, taught by highly skilled and well trained subject experts that are passionate about their subjects. Students have the very best teachers and benefit from excellent facilities, including a swimming pool and rock-climbing wall set in twenty six acres of grounds

Arrange a visit to Zenith Multi Academy Trust

If you would like an informal discussion with the Chief Executive Officer prior to applying, please contact her PA, Claire Day, on claired@zmat.co.uk

Head office location

Thundersley, Benfleet, SS7 1RQ

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