Start Date: Wednesday 14th April 2021
Closing Date: Monday 10th May 2021
Interviews: Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th May 2021
Salary: Leadership L19-24 (£65,735 - £74,295 per annum)
Contract Type: Full time, permanent

DEPUTY HEADTEACHER: Quality of Personal Development

 Leadership spine 19-24

Required for September 2021

Following the well-deserved promotion of the current post holder, we are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader with a proven track record in whole school leadership to play a key role in contributing to the continued success of our school. The successful applicant will lead student and staff support and development across the school. They will be required to ensure that the values and expectations of the school are upheld to enable every student to achieve their potential.

Thomas Gainsborough School is part of the Unity Schools Partnership. We are an excellent school with clear values and expectations for our staff and students. We are committed to providing ‘Excellence: for each, for all’. We are a co-educational school on the Suffolk / Essex border for students aged 11 to 18.

You will be:

  • an outstanding teacher who has high expectations of themselves and others
  • an innovative leader
  • a good communicator
  • committed to delivering the best possible outcomes for all students
  • be knowledgeable, enthusiastic, determined and rigorous about improving further the achievement of all students
  • a team player who can inspire, enthuse and motivate students and staff
  • someone with an excellent sense of humour

In return, we offer:

  • the opportunity to work with the most wonderful students anywhere in the country
  • the chance to be part of a hardworking and friendly SLT
  • an enthusiastic and willing staff
  • high quality professional development

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the school please contact Mrs K Fuller (Headteachers PA) on  or 01787 375232

Closing date:   Monday 10th May 2021
Interviews:      Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th May 2021