Deputy Headteacher, Norfolk

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Smithdon High SchoolNorfolk

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive to attract the best
Contract term: Permanent

Smithdon High School is an 11 – 16 school located in Hunstanton, Norfolk. Having joined West Norfolk Academies Trust (WNAT) in January 2017, the school is at an exciting point in its journey and poised to achieve further success as part of a growing and effective academy trust.

This is an opportunity for an existing or aspiring leader to join a trust dedicated and committed to improving the outcomes for students across West Norfolk. Whilst the role will be based at Smithdon, where key responsibilities will include the development and implementation of high quality of teaching, effective use of resources and high standards of achievement, there will be the opportunity to work at other academies within the trust. You will facilitate effective cross-trust working, promoting best practice and driving standards across all aspects of teaching and learning, while giving you valuable experience in alternative settings.

We seek a Deputy Headteacher who has an organised and methodical approach to work, can demonstrate a passion for continual improvement and achievement and with an ability to inspire the confidence of students, parents and colleagues with enthusiasm and commitment to the role.

To learn more about this opportunity and Smithdon High School, please visit

For an informal and confidential conversation or to arrange a visit, please call Laura McGunigle at Satis Education on 07931 384683. School visits will take place on Friday 23rd February and Monday 26th February, by arrangement.

  • The closing date for applications is Tuesday 13th March 2018 10am.

  • Final Panel interviews will take place week commencing 19th March 2018.

West Norfolk Academies Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for this post.

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More about Smithdon High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Downs Road, Hunstanton, Norfolk, PE36 5HY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1485 534541
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