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Fakenham AcademyNorfolk

Fakenham Academy is seeking an inspiring new Headteacher. The school was evaluated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2019 and has the the potential to improve further. We are highly ambitious, determined to deliver a world class education, locally to our 820 pupils – from Year 7 to Year 13. 

The School belongs to a strong local MAT who offer wide ranging support. We promote high expectations; deliver consistently good quality teaching; have highly committed staff; and  a supportive community. Respectful, positive relationships between everyone in our learning community is the foundation of our work.

Fakenham is the largest town in north Norfolk surrounded by scenic countryside, charming market towns and family beaches with years of fascinating history. Only 25 miles from the City Centre of Norwich, this beautiful town offers the best of Norfolk accommodating every aspect of a well-balanced lifestyle. Several senior staff have relocated to Norfolk recently.

  • Do you have senior leadership experience at Deputy or Headteacher level?
  • Can you demonstrate evidence of significant impact in your current role?
  • Do you have what it takes to drive and deliver a world class education for our pupils?
  • Are you innovative and keen to lead change? 

If you would like to visit the school or would like an informal discussion with the Trust CEO, please contact Catriona Mitchell – Executive Assistant to the CEO by calling 01953 609001 or emailing

Closing date – Midday Monday 6th December 2021

Interviews to be held across two days – 14th & 15th December 2021

Complete an application form online -  

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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