Principal, Brighton, East Sussex

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Hamilton Lodge School for Deaf ChildrenBrighton, East Sussex
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership L21-L28 + additional allowance of £14,335
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Due to the current post holder taking retirement at the end of the school year, the Governors are seeking a new Principal to provide inspiring, professional and purposeful leadership for the school and college. Someone who will continue to secure its success and improvement, ensuring high quality education and residential care for all its pupils and, high standards of learning and achievement.

In the last two years we have received an outstanding Ofsted report for our care, a good Ofsted report for our education and we have opened a new specialist service for deaf children with additional and complex needs.

The successful applicant will be a qualified teacher, ideally a Teacher of the Deaf or other SEN qualifications, with recent experience in senior management within a special needs provision environment. Additionally, they will have experience as a designated person for Child Protection and Safeguarding.

The successful applicant will also have significant and proven experience and success in managing and inspiring multi-disciplinary staff teams.

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For any questions or an informal discussion please contact the current Principal, David Couch on 01273 682362 or email or to contact the Chair of Trustees and Governors please email

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More about Hamilton Lodge School for Deaf Children
Address: Walpole Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 0LS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 682362