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Assistant Headteacher

Upton-by-Chester High SchoolCheshire West and Chester

Upton-by-Chester High School

St. James Avenue, Chester, CH2 1NN

The Governors of Upton-by-Chester High School are seeking to appoint 

two exceptional leaders:

Assistant Headteachers

Director of Key Stage Three & Director of Key Stage Four (Two Posts) 

Leadership Range L12 - 16

With the ability and vision to build upon and drive forward the progress and attainment of all learners in Key Stage Three and Four respectively 

The postholder will also have oversight of the Pastoral areas of each key stage and the academic development of learners within each key stage.  The successful candidates will also have whole school responsibilities agreed on appointment.   Both posts are equally important in ensuring that we have cohesive and well-planned provision across the school.

Ofsted short inspection in May 2019 was highly successful, endorsing our previous judgement, ‘This is a good school with an outstanding sixth form’ (May 2015)

This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced Senior and Middle Leaders with a proven track record to further develop their career and to demonstrate they are able to take on the responsibilities and demands of a high profile role successfully in a larger secondary school. 

Download an application form from our website 

Electronic applications should be returned to 

CVs alone will not be accepted

Closing date:  Tuesday 18 May 2021, 3pm latest

The post is subject to suitable references and the successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service).  Further information can be found at

Our school is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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