Seahaven Academy
Location: Newhaven, East Sussex
Salary (£): Competitive
Closing Date: 9am 8th July
Start Date: January 2025
Phase: Secondary

Role Managed by

Tracy Laverack
Executive Search Consultant
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Seahaven Academy is an enormously proud community, with big ambitions and high expectations for all our students (and staff). Our most recent inspection confirmed we are a ‘Good school’ in all areas however we are unapologetically ambitious for every child, no matter what their background, prior attainment or needs and we will not rest until we deliver the outstanding school the community and most importantly, the students we serve, deserve. We provide all our young people with the challenge and support they need to achieve their goals and enable them to lead happy and purposeful lives. We strongly believe in ‘Education with Character’ and want our young people to look back on their time at Seahaven as an education which has inspired and rewarded them and prepared them for all aspects of adult life. The strength of relationships between students and staff is second to none; we know that we make a genuine difference to the students’ lives. Add to this a vibrant atmosphere, a stunning cliff-top location and excellent facilities and I am confident you will want to join us on this exciting stage of our journey. Seahaven Academy is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life-changing education to children and young people across England. United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online check.

Ready to elevate your career?  

Join United Learning, the largest trust in the country, and seize the role of Headteacher at one of our secondary schools on the south coast – Seahaven Academy.  

As a Headteacher within United Learning, you will not only lead and inspire but also receive unparalleled professional development and support. 

With a track record of success and a commitment to innovation, we offer an environment where you can truly make a difference. Don’t miss out on this chance to shape the future of education and to develop yourself as a leader now and in the future.  

 If you wish to discover more about this exciting opportunity, need any further information or you would like to have an informal discussion about whether you’d be a good fit for the role, please contact Tracy Laverack at Academicis, our recruitment partner, on or by phone on 07554 118 997/01223 907979. Visits to the school are warmly encouraged, please contact Academicis for further information. 

All applications should be submitted via our recruitment partner Academicis. Further details can be found via 

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 9am on 8th July 2024.