Date posted: 23 April 2018
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 5 - £59,857 - £69,330
Contract term: Permanent
The Governors are seeking to appoint a Head teacher with excellent leadership qualities and vision to lead this 'outstanding' and well-respected school. Heaton is a secondary special school with an extended education department that caters for pupils aged from 11 to 19 with high level and complex learning difficulties. In addition many pupils have learning, physical and health needs including autism. The school has been judged outstanding in its last three OFSTED inspections.
Heaton offers an exciting opportunity for the successful applicant to lead a team of highly skilled and committed staff and to work with remarkable students, supportive parents, carers and governors in partnership with the local authority and the wider community.
The new Head teacher will have the highest expectations of pupils' development, holistic attainment and behaviour and a commitment to the continuing development of the school and extended education department. An ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team including voluntary services and extracurricular providers to provide a rounded education for our pupils is essential, to improve life opportunities. An ability to work closely with families and to nurture the school’s relationships with families.
Applicants should have outstanding specialist teaching skills; excellent professional judgement and interpersonal skills; a sense of humour and the ability to lead, motivate and inspire.
For further information and to apply please go to www.greater.jobs
Applications must be completed on the application form provided and submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to arrange a visit to the school please contact the school directly to arrange.
Closing date: 8 May 2018 9am
Short Listing: 10 May 2018
Interview date: 22 May 2018
Heaton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Shortlisted candidates will be expected to complete a Disqualification Declaration.
The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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