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Assistant Headteacher

Ruskin Community High SchoolCheshire East

Assistant Headteacher (L11-L15)


CLOSING DATE: Friday 24th September, 2021 – 12 noon

INTERVIEW DATES: Thursday 30th September & Friday 1st October, 2021

TO COMMENCE: 1st January 2022

Ruskin Community High School is seeking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Assistant Headteacher who will support and lead key areas in the school. We are seeking an individual who will inspire and motivate both staff and students and encourage all students to make excellent progress. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious colleague to join us at a key point in our development. One post is new to the structure and the other is to replace a colleague recently promoted to Deputy Headship.

If you are an experienced leader already contributing to whole school development and improvement and are ready for a new challenge we would welcome an application.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an enthusiastic positive team player
  • Have a clear vision, strong leadership and effective management skills
  • Have a commitment and passion to work with students with a wide and diverse range of needs
  • Embrace the school vision and embody our values
  • Be an exemplarily practitioner

We are a popular and oversubscribed community school and staff are very proud of the community that we serve. The post can be shaped around existing strengths of our team but we would welcome applications from colleagues with strengths around:

  • SEND and inclusion (SENCO work)
  • Learning and Teaching / Assessment / Behaviour and Pastoral

For an application pack and further details of this position visit the School Website at or email

Application forms must be returned for the attention of Miss H Goodwin, School Business Manager. It is acceptable to send applications via email to or by post to Ruskin Community High School, Ruskin Road, Crewe, CW2 7JT.

Please note – CVs will not be accepted.

Ruskin Community High School is an equal opportunities employer. Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to enhanced DBS check, medical and references.

Telephone enquiries about the post will be welcomed if applicants require any further information at any time on 01270 560514.

If you would like a tour or wider discussion around the role, please contact the school. You can also visit our website.

It will not be possible to inform unsuccessful candidates that an appointment has been made. The vacancy will close sooner if we receive a large number of applications.

Please be advised that this post will also be advertised on CEC Website, Ruskin Website and internally.

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