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Debenham High School

Debenham High School

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We are an oversubscribed, high-achieving, 11-16 comprehensive. As a Teaching School we are committed to the development of all staff.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  Enhanced DBS checks are required for all posts at Debenham High School.

 

Headteacher

Leadership spine 26 – 32 (£75,936 to £87,960) + performance related bonus

Roll 675 students, aged 11-16      Appointment for September 2020


Debenham High School, a high-achieving Church of England Academy, is seeking to appoint a committed and dedicated professional to lead the school into the next stage of its development. The new Headteacher will inspire our community and lead our stand-alone academy with acumen, integrity and compassion.

Miss Upton, the current Headteacher leaves us for promotion and this position offers an exciting opportunity for the right person to continue to lead a dedicated, strong and successful leadership team and staffing body.  

It is expected that the new Headteacher will be in sympathy with the Christian ethos of the school. The success of our school is built on the foundation of strong relationships and an ethos of support and care that underpins all that we do.  The successful applicant will demonstrate such values and set this example to our school community.

The school has:

  • an excellent academic record (ranked 11th nationally in The Times State Secondary Schools 2019, 2019 80% Grade 4+ English and Mathematics, 71% Grade 5+, Progress 8 0.70)
  • an enviable reputation and is consistently oversubscribed
  • a hardworking and committed staff
  • a very sound financial base
  • experienced and ambitious leadership team and a supportive Governing Body
  • Teaching School status
  • OFSTED “outstanding” (2008)
  • SIAMS “outstanding” (2017)
  • lovely students who engage well in their learning and their community
  • A wide range of extra-curricular activities.

Debenham is a large, attractive village 14 miles north of Ipswich and 30 miles south of Norwich; it is an excellent and attractive area for families and Mid Suffolk has been judged on a wide range of criteria to be among the best locations in which to live.

Visits to our school are encouraged and dates for visits are scheduled for the following times:

    Wednesday 5th February 2.00-4.00 pm 

    Monday 10th February 2.00-4.00 pm

    Thursday 13th February 2.00-4.00 pm

Please contact Mrs Jules Norman hr@debenhamhigh.co.uk if you should wish to visit the school.

Application packs: see website - www.debenhamhigh.co.uk/headship


Key Information for Applicants:

PDF icon  Introductory Letter from Chairman of Governors

PDF icon  Information for Applicants

PDF icon  Headteacher Job Description

PDF icon  Person Specification

Word icon  Headteacher Application Form


Other Documents:

PDF icon  Annual Report & Accounts 31/08/19

PDF icon  Inspection Data Summary Report 2018

PDF icon  Prospectus 2019-20

PDF icon  School Development Plan 2017-19

PDF icon  SIAMS Report 2017

PDF icon  Suffolk Secondary Schoool Performanc Summary 2019

Closing date for applications: 10.00am, Monday 24th February 2020

Shortlisting Monday 24th February 2020

Likely interview dates: Monday 9th and 10th March 2020

  

Design Technology Technician

Required from March/April 2020.    32 hours per week, 40 weeks (term time plus 10 days).

Spinal Point 4 - 6 £18,426 -£19,171 (Full Time Equivalent)

We are seeking a capable, self-motivated individual to provide support to the Design Technology department and to provide technical back-up to other departments within the faculty as required.

A good understanding of DT equipment and procedures is required.

PDF icon  Job Description

Closing date:  Friday 21st February 2020

 

Cleaner

Part time cleaner required from 26 February 2020

4.5 hours per week, Wednesday - Friday, 1.5 hours per day.

Hours flexible between 15:45-19:00

Term time only + additional hours available by arrangement to be worked during school holiday periods.

 Up to £9.00 per day plus holiday pay.

PDF icon  Cleaner Job Description

Please appply using the Support Staff Application form below.

Closing date:  Friday 21st February 2020

Please refer to our Recruitment Policies located on the Policies Page of the Website.

**CV's are not accepted** 

 

General Information:

PDF icon  For Teaching Staff

PDF icon  For Support Staff

PDF icon  Privacy Notice

PDF icon  Mission Statement and Aims

PDF icon  DHS Generic Teaching Job Description

Please note CVs or generic application forms are not accepted.

Word icon Application Form - Teaching Staff

Word icon Application Form - Support Staff