Headteacher: Rye College and Rye Studio

"Make no mistake, this is a challenging role but one where you can make a real difference." - Tim Hulme, CEO

As Headteacher of Rye College and Rye Studio School, alongside a newly appointed Board and the Head of Rye Community Primary School, you will lead a transformational recovery plan driving a programme of cultural change designed to achieve outstanding results and life changing opportunities for the community of Rye and its young people.

If you are an accomplished leader with a track record of:

  • Leading significant change and improvement in a school
  • Creating an environment where every child is given an opportunity and support to meet their full potential
  • Recognising and building effective working with pupils, family, the wider community and partners
  • Improving performance and challenging mediocrity because you want to see outstanding results
  • Resilience and determination to maintain high standards

We can offer you:

  • A campus of over 1,200 children with high aspirations for the future
  • An exciting vision to develop a strong and high performing set of schools
  • An experienced, highly motivated and supporting governing body
  • The chance to lead the transformation journey from the beginning
  • An exciting place to work and live

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Tim Hulme, Chief Executive at tim.hulme@ryeacademytrust.org or on 01797 228430 

If you would like to come and visit the Academy, please contact Sally Hill on 01797 228437.

Applications are welcome from serving Headteachers, experienced Deputies and Consultant Practitioners.

Closing date: 7th April 2017

Interviews: 27th & 28th April 2017


Please download the Application Pack and Application Form here:

Application Pack

Application Form


The following documents will be made available upon request:

  • Ofsted reports
  • Latest Results for Studio and college
  • School Quality Improvement Plans
  • Financial Overview
  • Transformational change plan
  • Self Evaluation Statements

To request any of these documents, please contact Sally Welch at sally.welch@ryeacademytrust.org