Welcome to Smithdon High School, part of the West Norfolk Academies Trust

On behalf of West Norfolk Academies Trust, and the staff and students at Smithdon High School, I would like to thank you for your interest in our school. I hope this website provides you with all the information you need to find out more about this exciting opportunity.

The Trust has been working closely with Smithdon High School since January 2017 and we have found it to have a fantastic set of students and staff. With approximately 600 pupils on roll Smithdon is proud of its ‘family feel’, which provides a nurturing yet focused environment for our young people.

Each student is at the heart of everything we do, and we pride ourselves on being truly inclusive, encouraging all of our young people to believe in themselves and achieve the very best. Our new Headteacher will share this ethos and will be a committed leader, with a relentless focus on success for every student, offering an outstanding education for students throughout our school.

Smithdon High School is an 11 – 16 school, allowing staff to focus on delivering the highest quality education at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. To achieve continued improvement at Smithdon, our new Headteacher will work with a proven Trust team. We are seeking a leader with the ambition and strength to make an impact; someone who is a true champion for our pupils and who will be an inspirational leader for our staff team.

If you are interested in this unique opportunity to work within a small, local and dynamic Trust and would like to find out more about the school and role please contact our recruitment partners at Satis Education to discuss further and arrange a visit to the school. I look forward to meeting you.

Yours sincerely,

Andy Johnson

CEO and Executive Headteacher, West Norfolk Academies Trust

The Opportunity

The West Norfolk Academies Trust is looking for a successful and passionate whole school leader to take up this fantastic opportunity to become the new Headteacher of Smithdon High School. We are looking for someone who can implement sound school improvement and take Smithdon to the next level of educational excellence, within a fast-changing educational landscape.