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Assistant Headteacher - Curriculum - East Bergholt High School

Required for September 2020

Salary range L11 - L15

We are looking to appoint two innovative and dynamic Assistant Headteachers to join our committed leadership team; playing a key role in the strategic direction of the School.  One of the successful candidates will be responsible for whole school timetabling, including the KS4 options process, and for all aspects of liaison with our feeder Primary Schools and our Post 16 Providers.  The other will be responsible for data, assessment monitoring and effective communication of data and information to parents.

The successful candidates will be:

  • Outstanding classroom practitioners
  • Highly motivated and able to motivate others
  • Proactive leaders bringing vision and creative forward thinking ideas
  • Team players with a sense of humour!

This is an excellent opportunity for someone aspiring to join a strong leadership and management team with a passion for delivering high quality education.


East Bergholt High School is an oversubscribed, 11-16, mixed comprehensive set in beautiful "Constable Country" on the Essex/Suffolk border.  We are within easy reach of both Ipswich and Colchester.  Learning is at the heart of our work.  We care passionately about our students as individuals, and support and encourage them to achieve success in all aspects of school life.       

For an informal discussion about the post, or to arrange a visit prior to application, please contact the Headteacher’s PA Miss Kylie Sayer on 01206 298200 Ext 101.  Further details about the post and how to apply are available at www.sslt.org.uk

Job Description - Leadership

Job Description - Curriculum

Person Specification

Letter from the Headteacher

Application Form

Guidance Notes 

Closing date:  Midday 26 February 2020

Interviews:  3 and 4 March 2020

East Bergholt High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to provide references, undergo employment checks and an enhanced disclosure via the DBS.