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Assistant Head Teacher - Claydon High School

Leadership 11 - 15

Required from September 2021

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to one another.” (J F Kennedy)

Claydon High School is a school at the heart of its community, where our philosophy of aiming to “be the best you can be” underpins our approach to teaching and learning.  We are committed to challenging and supporting all of our young people to achieve their full potential and empower them to make successful future life choices.  Our team of teachers and support staff model our school values and welcome the appointment of a colleague to join us as we move forward in the development of our school.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and committed individual who is able to help us to develop teaching and learning across the school to ensure our learners have the highest quality teaching and wider support from a highly skilled team of staff.  We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner with passion and enthusiasm for working with young people.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a hard working, united and supportive senior leadership team and help us take the school forward.

Claydon High School is an oversubscribed mixed comprehensive school on the outskirts of Ipswich, easily accessed from the A12 and A14.  

If you would like to have a chat about the post with the Headteacher, Maéve Taylor, or you would like to come and visit us to learn more about the school, please get in touch; we will be delighted to hear from you.  Please contact Julie Saunders, Headteacher’s PA, on 01473 836110 or admin@claydonhigh.com . 

Closing date:         Midday Monday 26th April 2021

Interview dates:     w/b Tuesday 4th May (dates TBC)

Claydon High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to provide references, undergo employment checks and an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.