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Job details
Employer Pakefield High School & Learning Community
Location Suffolk
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

Following a recent staffing restructure and curriculum review, Pakefield High School is pleased to be recruiting for the above position.

Pakefield students require staff who are:

  • kind and caring,
  • mature and sensible in their actions,
  • empathetic and understanding,
  • committed to their job and can be relied upon
  • firm but not too strict,
  • staff who have good ideas about making school fun and safe and like working with young people.

We are seeking to recruit to this key post in our new staffing structure. The successful candidate will join our Extended Leadership Team in leading, shaping and implementing excellent practice to ensure students are given the best possible educational experience. The Directors of Learning will work with the new Senior Leadership Team in creating an environment which encourages innovation and challenges existing practice in striving for continual improvement. It is essential that all Directors of Learning work together to share best practice and support new ideas that ensure our young people have the ability to achieve educationally, socially and personally and are in the best possible position to continue with their lives beyond High School. The Director of Learning (Assessment & Intervention) will have the status, profile and influence to ensure that best assessment and intervention practice is adopted throughout the school. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will have a clear vision for the use of assessment data to influence and inform teaching and learning practice coupled with the ambition to contribute to whole-school leadership. The job description for this position can be found on our website - - along with the application form, an applicant brochure and a letter from the Headteacher. We welcome applicants with a range of experiences and will expect the successful candidate to influence and motivate others via their own excellent inter-personal and communication skills.

Closing Date for applications 24th April 2017

Pakefield is an oversubscribed 11-16 High School with 900 students on roll.

Please return application forms to Mrs Natasha Hunt, HR Officer, Pakefield High School, London Road, Pakefield, Lowestoft Suffolk NR33 7AQ. Tel: (01502) 530750 Email:

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.

Locations and contacts

London Road
NR33 7AQ
United Kingdom