Assistant Headteacher, Sheffield

Closing date:New this week

Silverdale SchoolSheffield

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12 to L16
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Silverdale School is an extremely popular and high-achieving 11-18 comprehensive in the south west of Sheffield and is the founding school of Chorus Education Trust. The school is rated as ‘Outstanding’ (Ofsted 2014) and has an excellent record of student achievement at both KS4 and KS5.  At its heart is one of the country’s largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance. The school sits within a new building with a full complement of facilities.

Silverdale School is part of Chorus Education Trust, and as such all appointees may be required to work at any Trust site in the future.

Assistant Headteacher

Required January 2020 


We are seeking an Assistant Headteacher to lead a key school priority of student achievement and engagement.

Can you help ensure that Silverdale builds on its outstanding status?

Are you committed to providing an inclusive, top quality education that inspires students of all backgrounds and abilities?

Are you a team player who thrives on challenge?

Do you want to contribute to the strategic direction of not just a school, but also a Trust and a Teaching School?

Benefits include:

• CPD support from one of the largest Teaching Schools, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance, throughout your career.

• Opportunities to develop skills and experience as part of a growing, local Trust.

There will be no need to go elsewhere – your career will flourish with us.

From our staff:

"This is a wonderful place to work, with a lively and exciting mix of students and staff. Students thrive in the creative, academic atmosphere and are prepared to work hard and rise to the challenge”.

"It is a fantastic place to work, as staff are supportive and welcoming. Teachers here regularly give up their time to help others and give advice about teaching. It is also a pleasure to work with students who are highly aspirational and eager to learn."

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 24 September 2019 by 23:59pm

Interviews to be held: Week beginning Monday 30 September 2019

Potential candidates are welcome to visit the school and be given a tour by our students.

Completed application forms to be sent to Carly Braid in HR at: 

Please note that CVs or Sheffield City Council applications will not be accepted.

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure & Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.

More about Silverdale School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bents Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 9QH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 114 2369991
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