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The Appleton SchoolEssex

Required September 2021 

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NOR 1579

The Appleton School is a popular and oversubscribed 11-18 school. The Trust is seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational leader with vision, drive and ambition to lead the school from its good Ofsted inspection to Outstanding, a rating the school previously enjoyed for a considerable period. The Trust has high aspirations for all students and is inclusive in its values. The school aspires to provide learners with a world class education. Our exceptional pastoral support system contributes to our Progress 8 scores. In normal years we usually enjoy excellent examination results. All students have good attitudes to learning and the school benefits from strong community support. 

The role is suitable for experienced Deputy Heads seeking their first Headship as well as experienced Headteachers.

The Trust wishes to appoint a Headteacher who has:

• Experience of raising and sustaining attainment in a school.

• Exceptional leadership and communication skills.

• The drive to secure the best educational experiences for all young people.

We are interested in an application from you if you are passionate about outcomes for students, can motivate and inspire others, demonstrate challenge and empathy and move our school into the next phase of its development.

Visits are warmly welcomed. Please contact Julia Binstead Tel: 01268 794215 Ext #223 or email  

Closing date: 1st March 2021 at noon   Shortlisting date: 2nd March 2021    Interview dates: 10th & 11th March 2021

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff to share this commitment.


A full application pack is available to download. 

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