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Assistant Headteacher

Hours of work: Full-time teacher's hours 
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Wednesday 05 October 2022

Interview Date: Thursday 10 October 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

The Eastbourne Academy
Brodrick Road
East Sussex
BN22 9RQ

Phone:     01323 514900
Email:      tea-office@swale.at
Website:  theeastbourneacademy.org

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Assistant Headteacher - The Eastbourne Academy

  • Permanent
  • Full time position

Are you a passionate, dynamic and inspirational senior leader who is keen to take on your next challenge? Do you have a proven track record in educational leadership and have the highest expectations for yourself and those you work with? 

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher to take on the strategic role of Safeguarding Lead at The Eastbourne Academy, a medium, 11-18 school in Eastbourne.  The Eastbourne Academy  is part of Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust in the South East.  

We are looking for a creative and collaborative leader who has experience of building teams and devising systems to ensure the highest of standards in both pupils and staff. 

You will be joining the new Headteacher and many new leaders across the school in the exciting next phase for the Eastbourne Academy.

Swale Academies Trust provides an extensive network to empower all to achieve success.  You will be supported and encouraged to work closely with the other schools in the Trust to share best practice.

If you have the ambition, resilience and determination to inspire the next generation of students and staff at The Eastbourne Academy, we look forward to receiving your application.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Tara Ion for an informal discussion: Tara.ion@swale.at and 01323 514900

Completed applications should be sent to Tara Ion, tara.ion@swale.at  or by post to The Eastbourne Academy Burdick Road Eastbourne BN22 9RQ Please note, we cannot accept CVs.  

 If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 ( option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: 10/10/2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
  • Job reference
  • ACAD/TP/198429/27315

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

  • Salary
  • £56,796 to £64,225 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 05/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • The Eastbourne Academy

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership