Assistant Head Teacher - Great Oaks College, Isleworth

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Oaklands SchoolIsleworth

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Start date: July 2018 ideally - would consider sooner start date
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £52325 to £57370 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Head Teacher - Great Oaks College  £52325 - £57370 p/a

Great Oaks College is a new specialist independent college, opening in September 2018 co-located within Oaklands School new state of the art, purpose built premises located in Gresham Road, Isleworth, close to Osterley Tube Station.  

The college will provide further educational opportunities to post 19 students that have moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties or autism. We will open with 3 tutor groups of students on 3 courses. Eventually Great Oaks will offer 6 distinct courses in 3 pathways. 

Over time, Assistant Heads roles will become aligned with one pathway, four tutor groups and staff. Initially, our first Assistant Head will need to be flexible and have the skills to support across all pathways and is most likely to be the tutor on our sensory course for pupils with PMLD, although this is negotiable.  

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience of teaching in a special school or supported learning environment coupled with middle leadership or leadership experience gained from working in a special education environment.   

We offer a comprehensive induction, Inset and CPD programme for our staff, a pension scheme and employee assistance programme.  

Oaklands and Great Oaks are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school  or college is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received.

All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.  Details of this post are available on the school’s website:    

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact Lindsey Banks, HR Officer for an appointment on 0208 560 3569.  

To apply, please complete and email the application form to: 

Please include a letter of application outlining how you meet the specification for this role and what you will bring to the team for the benefit of our students.   

Closing Date: 4th May 2018  

Interview Date: 10th May 2018  

Start Date: July 2018 ideally  (sooner considered)

Contract Type:        Permanent  

Pay Scale: Leadership Scale L10 – L14 (£52325 - £57370 per annum)

CV’s will not be accepted

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More about Oaklands School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Gresham Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 4BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8560 3569
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