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Deputy Headteacher*

Bury St Edmunds County Upper School
Place of work:
Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
Job term:
Full Time
Closing date:
26 April 2021 09:00 AM
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  • £62,426 - £68,851 pa
  • Required from September 2021.

*Two posts available: Deputy Head (Curriculum) and Deputy Head (Pastoral).

This is an exciting opportunity to take County Upper School into its next era after an exceptional period of providing outstanding education. We are looking to appoint two Deputy Headteachers responsible for either curriculum or pastoral, to support a newly appointed (September 2021) Headteacher of Bury St Edmunds Upper School.

We are inviting candidates who have the skills and experience to build on established success and support staff, as they contribute and influence the school’s development. We want solutions-driven, proactive and highly influential and effective leaders who are committed to whole school improvement.

This is an opportunity to be part of a newly developed senior leadership team to help shape the future of County Upper School.

 “The quality of teaching is outstanding. Teachers have very high expectations and students rise to the challenge. No time is wasted and activities are imaginative, creative and enjoyable. Students’ behaviour is excellent, both in lessons and around the school. They are excellent ambassadors for their school at external events. Excellent relationships create a relaxed yet purposeful, happy atmosphere… The curriculum is excellent and supports the outstanding spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of the students well.” Ofsted, January 2019.

Since July 2020, the school has been part of Unity Schools Partnership, a trust committed to personal growth and career development. The trust is a values’ driven organisation which is committed to developing young people as successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens. If you are ambitious and keen to work in a family of schools committed to these values, please consider applying for the posts of Deputy Headteacher at Bury St Edmunds County Upper School.

Bury St Edmunds County Upper School is a co-educational academy school based in Suffolk for students aged 13-18 and puts great emphasis on rigorous academic teaching, underpinned by a strong pastoral system which provides a caring, disciplined and structured environment in which to work.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Nick Froy, Executive Headteacher on: nfroy@unitysp.co.uk or 07921 941530.

Your experience and skills should reflect the area of responsibility you are applying for, so please can you make this clear on your application form. 

To apply, please visit: https://candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/132264SJD

Interview date: 4 and 5 May 2021.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Unity Schools Partnership – welcoming diversity.

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