Deputy Headteacher

SGS Forest High School

Discover the benefits of joining SGS Academy Trust

Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

We are looking for an experienced leader who has experience of closing gaps for disadvantaged students and who wants to be part of something really special.

This is an exciting time to join SGS Forest High School in Cinderford.

Following a challenging but fair Ofsted inspection, we are growing and improving our wonderful school under the leadership of our new Headteacher and with significant investment from SGS Academy Trust.

As a full member of SGS Forest’s senior leadership team, the post holder will lead strategically and operationally on all aspects of quality of education.

We are looking for an experienced leader who has experience of closing gaps for disadvantaged students and who wants to be part of something really special.

You must have QTS and hold a degree level qualification in a relevant field, with a commitment to further study and professional development.

Ideally, you will offer leadership and teaching expertise in a subject where we currently need this.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College sponsor Forest High School as part of their Multi-Academy Trust. SGS’s size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust.

SGSAT teachers enjoy access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, discounted shopping benefits and a wide variety of health and wellbeing resources.

For more information, please visit and

If you are interested in this position please complete an online application form by clicking on Apply.

Closing Date: 8am on Monday 11th July
Expected Interview Date: as soon as possible thereafter

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.

Apply Now

Attachments (1)

Share this job:

Date Posted: 04/07/2022

Deadline for applications: 11/07/2022

Location: SGS Forest High School, Cinderford.

General Guidance & Information