Assistant Headteacher, East Sussex

Closing date:

Burfield AcademyEast Sussex
Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

STEP   Academy Trust – Burfield Academy  

Address:   Oaklands   Way, Hailsham, Bn27 3nw

Tel:   01323 819309


Academy   website:

Trust   website: 

Executive   Headteacher: Jeremy Meek 

Head   of School: Dee Hughes


Assistant Headteacher Required for September 2018

Salary scale: L3 (£41,781) to L7 (£46,200)

Burfield Academy is looking for a leader who is passionate about teaching and learning to join our committed, supportive team. The role would suit someone who has a proven track record in middle or senior leadership and is an excellent class teacher. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly skilled teacher and leader to make a real difference to our school. Join us as we continue to ‘strive together for excellence’.

We can offer you:

· enthusiastic children, who are keen to learn;

· a dedicated leadership team, who are committed to supporting and developing colleagues;

· excellent professional development including funded masters qualifications and participation on NPQML/SL/PH training

· genuine promotion opportunities 

· a free lunch, every day

· pay structures that are currently 1% above those that are nationally awarded

· subsidised health care as well as other employee benefits 

· a well-resourced academy with a genuine opportunity to contribute towards our continuously evolving curriculum

We are looking for:

· a creative, strategic thinker

· a flexible leader

· an inspirational teacher, who can lead and motivate others

· someone with a ‘can do’ attitude, and high expectations of themselves and others

· an effective communicator, who can clearly articulate a vision for the Academy

We will be delighted to welcome prospective applicants for informal visits to discuss this leadership role. To arrange a visit please contact the Executive Headteacher, Jeremy Meek, at: 

Completed application forms should be returned by email: , post or by hand to Burfield Academy. Please note that CVs are not accepted, a STEP Academy Trust Application Form must be completed for all applications.

Tenable:   September 2018 

Closing date:  Friday April 27th at Midday 

Interviews: Friday 4th May 

STEP Academy Trust believes that its workforce should reflect the local community and that all groups within the community should have equal access to the Trust’s employment opportunities.  We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. 

STEP Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check and references    

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More about Burfield Academy
Address: Oaklands Way, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3NW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1323 819309