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Claydon High School

Assistant Headteacher: Student Standards 

Leadership 11 - 15

Required from January 2023

“Success doesn’t come to you, you’ve got to go to it.”  (Marva Collins)

Claydon High School is a school at the heart of its community, where our philosophy of aiming to “be the best you can be” underpins our approach to teaching and learning.  We are committed to challenging and supporting all of our young people to achieve their full potential and empower them to make successful future life choices.  Our team of teachers and support staff model our school values and welcome the appointment of a colleague to join us as we move forward in the development of our school.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and committed individual who is able to help us to promote the highest standards for our students to ensure our learners have the best life choices and fulfil their potential.  We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner with passion and enthusiasm for working with young people.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a hard working, united and supportive senior leadership team and help us take the school forward.

Claydon High School is an oversubscribed mixed comprehensive school on the outskirts of Ipswich, easily accessed from the A12 and A14.  

If you would like to have a chat about the post with the Headteacher, Maéve Taylor, or you would like to come and visit us to learn more about the school, please get in touch; we will be delighted to hear from you.

Please note that this post was advertised in June and all applications submitted in July will be considered for shortlisting; there is no need for those applicants to re‑apply.

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Closing date:   Midday Wednesday 28th September 2022      

Interview dates:  Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4 October 2022

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Claydon High School is an Equal Opportunities Employer