Director of Achievement and Progress, Eye, Suffolk

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Stradbroke High SchoolEye, Suffolk

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L5 of the Leadership Scale
Contract term: Permanent

DIRECTOR OF ACHIEVEMENT AND PROGRESS Permanent: from 1st September 2018 (or sooner if available) 


Stradbroke High School, part of the Sapientia Education Trust, is seeking to appoint a Director of Achievement and Progress with effect from 1st September 2018 (or sooner if available). 

This is a newly created post and the successful candidate will play a key role as a core member of the school’s Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will join a vibrant, cohesive and successful school community at an important time in the school’s development. This represents an excellent professional development opportunity for the right candidate.  

The Director of Achievement and Progress will be responsible to the Head of School for overseeing the achievement and progress of students in the School (Years 7-11), including coordinating the Heads of House and Heads of Department in all aspects of achievement and progression. The Director of Achievement and Progress will also participate in the assembly and duty rotas. 

The successful candidate will be paid at point L5 of the Leadership Scale. 

To apply, please download and complete an application form from the Sapientia Education Trust website (, and submit a letter of application (not exceeding two sides of A4) covering the following: 

  •  How your career experience has prepared you for this post
  • The impact you have demonstrated in your current role 
  • The strategies you would look to employ to raise achievement and how you would evaluate their impact 

Those interested in applying may contact Mr J Axtell, Head of School, ( for an informal discussion prior to application, if they wish. 

Applications should be sent to  

  •  Closing date for applications: Friday 2nd February 2018 
  •  Interviews will take place on: Thursday 8th February 2018 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.  

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More about Stradbroke High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wilby Road, Stradbroke, Eye, Suffolk, IP21 5JN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1379 384387