Deputy Head Teacher, Southend-on-Sea

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Kingsdown SchoolSouthend-on-Sea

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership 16 - 22
Contract term: Permanent

Kingsdown is an exciting, vibrant, growing Special School for pupils aged between 3 - 14 years. Our Mission Statement is ‘Be happy, communicate, learn and achieve’. Kingsdown is part of the SEN Trust Southend, Multi-Academy Trust, a partnership of the four special schools in Southend-on-Sea.

Our new Deputy must have enthusiasm, passion and commitment and be an outstanding teacher for children who have severe or profound and multiple learning difficulties. They must also be ambitious both for the school and for themselves.

You will be expected to have prior successful leadership experience, be able to inspire others, lead colleagues by example and take a strategic role in the running of the school.

For more information please visit the school’s website on or contact the Headteacher, Louise Robinson on 01702 527486 or e-mail

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. To arrange a visit please contact Louise Robinson on 01702 527486 or e-mail

School Visits: Please contact the Headteacher
Interview Date: 24 April 2018
Closing Date:19 March 2018

For an application pack please email or call 01702 527486.

Kingsdown School is committed to the safety and welfare of all their children and staff and the successful candidate will be expected to share and lead this commitment. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS check. Kingsdown School is an equal opportunities employer.

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More about Kingsdown School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 14 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Snakes Lane, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 6XT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1702 527486
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Kingsdown is a Community Special School for children aged 3 to 14 who have severe learning difficulties (SLD), profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), physical disabilities and associated learning difficulties. The majority of pupils have...