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Bungay High SchoolSuffolk

Bungay High School, a high-achieving comprehensive academy, is seeking to appoint a dynamic and dedicated professional to lead the school into the next stage of its development. The new Headteacher will inspire our community and lead our fantastic school (part of East Anglian Schools’ Trust - EAST), with drive, compassion and integrity. 

Angelo Goduti, the current Headteacher leaves us for promotion to the role of EAST’s CEO and this position offers an exciting opportunity for the right person to continue to lead a dedicated, strong and successful leadership team and staffing body.  Bungay High School believes in ‘Opportunity, Aspiration and Excellence for All’; the successful applicant will demonstrate such values and set this example to our school community.

The school has: 

• high achievement (2018 P8 0.49, 2019 P8 0.32)

• an increasing roll due to its reputation locally and further afield 

• a hardworking and committed staff 

• excellent and ambitious leadership team and a very supportive Governing Body

• OFSTED “Good” (2016) 

• lovely students who engage well in their learning and their community

• a wide range of extra-curricular activities

• support from a new and exciting local Trust, EAST.

Bungay is situated in a pleasant rural area, 20 miles from Norwich and 15 miles from the delightful heritage coast.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit our school for a tour. Please contact Jayne Capps-Jenner on  or 01986 891642 should you wish to visit the school. Visits to the school will be carefully managed within Covid restrictions.

Application packs are available from TES, Suffolk Jobs, Bungay High School website (, or by contacting Mrs Capps-Jenner by email or telephone.

Closing date for applications: Monday 25 January 2021 at midday.

Shortlisting: Tuesday 26 January 2021

Likely interview dates: Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 February 2021

Completed applications should be returned to:

Sylvia Knights, Chair of Governors

c/o Mrs J Capps-Jenner, Headteacher’s PA, Bungay High School, Queens Road, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1RW

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A DBS check will be required for this post.

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