Assistant Head Teacher - Vocational Centre, Wakefield

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Hall Cliffe SchoolWakefield

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £45,743 - £49,976 (Leadership Scale L7-L11) + outstanding benefits package
Contract term: Permanent

As Assistant Head Teacher at Hall Cliffe School Vocational Centre, part of the Witherslack Group, you’ll have the chance to lead and shape our Vocational Centre and deliver the kind of education you always wanted to. Working with the Head Teacher, you will set the vision for the future of the Vocational Centre, ensuring we have the right people and plans in place to see that our young people – whatever their needs – leave the school feeling proud of what they’ve achieved and what they’re capable of. And with the backing of the broader management team, a range of supporting specialists and state-of-the-art-facilities, we know we’re all set for a bright future.


That’s why we’re looking for someone who’s pretty unique. Ultimately, you’re an outstanding teacher who has a genuine passion and working knowledge of SEN.  With a teaching qualification and significant leadership and SEN experience in the area of vocational education, who has a good understanding of a range of vocational learning and accreditation, including compliance requirements of awarding bodies. As importantly, you’re someone who is resilient, innovative and has the type of enthusiasm that’s infectious, so that you bring about change in a positive way. You’re also sensitive, respectfully challenging, patient and kind: just the type of leader our young people, staff and community can relate to.


For children and young people with complex, challenging needs, the level of care and education must go above and beyond. That’s what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. We are a leading provider of specialist education and care for children and young people with social, emotional and mental health needs, communication difficulties (autistic spectrum conditions, Asperger’s Syndrome, speech, language and communication needs), complex learning needs and challenging behaviours.  We have a reputation for excellence and of achieving the highest possible outcomes. In short, we’re enhancing life opportunities.


Reward

We know you’re going to do great things. For your hard work and commitment, we want to reward you with a salary and benefits package that’s among the best in our sector. You’ll receive a competitive salary, teacher’s pension (where applicable) and comprehensive induction and ongoing training, as well as extensive Group staff benefits such as Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance, Cycle to Work and tax free childcare vouchers. Witherslack conducts DBS Enhanced checks and covers the costs for all new employees.


Visits to the school prior to application are encouraged. For further information please contact Davina Bell, Head Teacher at Hall Cliffe on 01924 663420.


The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.


Closing date:      9.00 a.m. Monday 23rd April 2018


Interview date:  Friday 27th April 2018



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 16 years
Address: Dovecote Lane, Horbury, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 6BB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 663 420
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