Deputy Head (Academic), Suffolk

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Woodbridge SchoolSuffolk

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an aspirational, self-motivated and innovative Deputy Head (Academic).  You will have demonstrated management and leadership skills at a senior level in a high performing school (independent or maintained).  Woodbridge School is one of the top academic schools in Suffolk, located in a beautiful part of the county, yet only one hour fifteen minutes from London.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, and will be responsible for curriculum development, teaching and learning, and managing the academic performance of over 600 pupils (boys and girls aged 11-18, including 60 boarders).  

You will manage the Academic side of the School and also drive it forward with clarity and energy.  You will have a clear educational vision and not be afraid to innovate to improve pupil learning, including through the use of IT.

You will enable us to combine the best of a traditional private school education with new, innovative approaches to education that will ensure all our pupils attain their academic potential, and have the skills and qualifications to achieve their ambitions beyond Woodbridge.

For more information about our school and this superb opportunity please go to: 

Closing date for applications:  12pm on Thursday 21 March 2019

Interviews:  Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 March 2019

Woodbridge School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the position, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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More about Woodbridge School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Burkitt Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 4JH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1394 615000
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The town of Woodbridge is a beautiful market town with real character, individual shops and superb restaurants.  The county of Suffolk is a delight with the stunning, unspoilt coastline a particular highlight.  It is a wonderful place to li...