Assistant Headteacher

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Key Stage 3 & 4
East Anglia
£200 to £250 per day
Salary Description:
£200 - £250 per day
Smile Education Recruitment
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Smile Leadership Ltd are currently seeking an Assistant Headteacher for an Ipswich based Academy (IP1). This role is offered on a full-time, interim basis to start from February 2022 for 1 term. If you are an experienced senior leader who has led within a Secondary setting and are either local to or available to travel to the Ipswich area, we would like to hear from you. Smile Leadership Ltd is a sister company to Smile Education who are a leading education recruitment agency and we are working on this post in an exclusive partnership with the Trust.

We are currently working alongside a large, established Trust to support one of their Secondary settings in securing a new Assistant Headteacher on an interim basis. They are looking for an Assistant Headteacher with experience of overseeing Behaviour & Personal Development. This Trust prides itself on strategic collaboration and they offer relentless support to their senior leaders. Your duties will include, but not be limited to the following:

• To embrace the Trusts vision and take an active role in promoting the Trust
• To establish a culture that promotes excellence, equality, high expectations and aspirations of all children in its care
• Continue to develop a culture and systems which ensure that safeguarding and child protection are of the highest priority
• To ensure that children are offered world class 21st century learning opportunities
• To ensure that the vision detailed in the education brief of the academy becomes and remains a reality
• To work alongside the Local Academy Committee chair to ensure that local governance makes a strong contribution to the academy’s performance

To be successful in your application, you must have the following:

• Hold a relevant UK teaching qualification
• Previous working experience leading in Behaviour & Personal Development
• Be able to demonstrate strategic thinking and build on a coherent vision for an inclusive academy

Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Closing date: 21.01.22 at 12pm
Interview date: TBC

If you would like to be considered for representation in the role, then please contact me directly via email on to request an application pack.

Alternatively, if you would like to have a confidential discussion surrounding other school posts available, please get in touch for a conversation on 07521 038643 or via email on

Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.

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Contact Details:
Smile Education Recruitment
Tel: 0121 39264570
Fax: 0121 237 3141
Contact: Charlie Baker

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