Assistant Headteacher, Teaching and Learning

Shoeburyness High School, Shoeburyness

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Job Ref No. ECC8824034-106S Position Type: Deputy/Assistant of Department/Faculty Pay Range: Leadership Scale Point 13 -19
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/05/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: Thursday, 23rd May 2019  

Job Description

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Are you an outstanding classroom practitioner with a passion for developing the practice of others? Then we have an opportunity for you to join the senior leadership team of our popular and heavily oversubscribed school.

At Shoeburyness High School, we have the most fabulous students who are supported in their aspirations by our 140 teaching staff; they have high expectations of the students and themselves. In September 2019, our roll will increase to above 1800 with over 300 students in the sixth form and so we are seeking an Assistant Headteacher with the energy, skills and charisma to lead on this most vital aspect of a school's work.

The cornerstone of our success as a school is the strength of the relationships between all stakeholders and the ideal candidate will be a natural leader of people and will fully subscribe to our inclusive ethos. Shoeburyness High School is proud to be a member of the Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT). Within the Trust, we work very closely with our primary colleagues in developing a linear 3-18 learning experience for the young people within the area and so the Assistant Headteacher for Teaching and Learning would be expected to work with colleagues from the Trust in furthering these aims.

If you are interested in this role and feel you have the skills, qualifications and attributes needed to add value to our school, please visit for further information and our application pack.

Pre application visits are encouraged; we acknowledge the short turnaround of this appointment but will do our best to accommodate visits week beginning 13th May. Please contact the Headteacher's PA Mrs Sue Robinson on or 01702 292286 Ext: 107 to arrange.

Thank you for your interest and we wish you every success with your application.

Shoeburyness High School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required

Information about the School

Shoeburyness High School is a very successful, large and oversubscribed 11-18 Community Academy and a member of the Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT).

First and foremost we are a place of learning and high aspiration but we add value to this core purpose with our focus on developing the whole individual; there is something for everyone at Shoeburyness High School and we remain very proud of our fully inclusive ethos.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Gabriella Ore
Caulfield Road, Shoeburyness
Essex, SS3 9LL
Telephone: 01702 292286