The Children’s Hospital School at Great Ormond Street & UCH
Assistant Headteacher – Pastoral Care
Required September 2020
Inner London Leadership Scale L6-10
We are looking for an experienced teacher with drive, enthusiasm and resilience to join our successful and supportive Senior Leadership Team. The new Assistant Head will be responsible for ensuring pupils, as far as their health permits, engage in their statutory entitlement to education; this includes striving to remove any barriers to their learning.
We welcome applications from teachers working in any school phase or setting.
‘’Teachers are extremely skilled in adapting activities and levels of support to meet the needs of every student they teach. This ensures that students are engaged purposefully and make as much progress as they can.’’ OFSTED
This leadership role is varied and will include:
● representing the school and pupil at multidisciplinary ward meetings
● providing support and guidance, to children, young people and their families
● analysing feedback from a wide range of stakeholders
● liaising & advocating with local authorities and the pupils’ home schools
● teaching an agreed caseload on wards or in schoolroom
We encourage interested applicants to read our website carefully http://www.gosh.nhs.uk/the-childrens-hospital-school/. You will quickly see that you are applying to an extremely creative, successful school with a clear ethos of achievement, continuity and enjoyment for our truly exceptional pupils.
‘’The behaviour in lessons is exemplary and the students mirror the positive relationships modelled by adults.’’ OFSTED
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 4pm Friday 17th April 2020
Longlisting 20-22nd April 2020
Visits for longlisted candidates 24th April 2020 details to be confirmed
Interviews for shortlisted candidates Thursday 7th May
Please note we cannot accommodate visits prior to longlisting and we will only contact those candidates who are longlisted. Tours of the school will be offered to longlisted candidates before final shortlisting takes place.
Any queries should be emailed to email@example.com Please do NOT call the School directly. We will not accept or respond to CVs or incomplete application forms.
The Children’s Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check, pass a health check and have at least two supportive references (including most recent employer).