Headteacher, Ship Lane, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 8BX

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Henry Tyndale SchoolShip Lane, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 8BX

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership L51-L63 (£73,903 - £85,606) some flexibility in salary may be possible for an exceptional candidate
Contract term: Permanent


Henry Tyndale School – Farnborough, Hampshire 

Salary – Leadership L51-L63 (£73,903 - £85,606)  Some flexibility in salary may be possible for an exceptional candidate

Start Date – January 2020

Henry Tyndale is a maintained Community Special School catering for approximately 150 pupils, with SLD, MLD and PMLD aged from two to nineteen years. The school is situated across two sites in Farnborough and includes a nursery and a sixth form. The school is a successful Teaching School and leads the ‘Better Together Teaching School Alliance’.  

Due to the retirement of the Head, the Governing Body is seeking a dynamic and inspiring leader who will fully embody the ethos and values of our learning community and build on the success of this vibrant, outward-looking and truly special school.

We welcome applications from experienced Head Teachers and Senior leaders with:

  • a demonstrable record of success in inspiring and leading large teams to deliver outstanding learning and outcomes for children and young people with significant special educational needs.
  • proven experience of building excellent relationships with pupils, staff, parents, governors, the local authority, other schools and the local community.
  • a thorough understanding of the needs of pupils and students with significant SEND including those with PMLD and Autism.
  • varied teaching and leadership experience across a range of special schools and familiarity with a range of pupil needs.

Potential Applicants are encouraged to visit our school.

The Governing Body would be delighted to receive applications from suitable applicants looking for this full time role, but also are open to discussion over a job share or other flexible working patterns.

For further information, or to request a tour of the school, please contact Sue Pearson - s.pearson@henrytyndale.hants.sch.uk – or call 01252 544577

Please find attached the information pack giving further information and application details. 

Please also note that completed applications must be returned directly to Education Personnel Services at eps-recruitment@hants.gov.uk

Safer Recruitment

Henry Tyndale School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

More about Henry Tyndale School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 19 years
Address: Ship Lane, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 8BX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1252 544577
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