Assistant Head Teacher, Bexley

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Shenstone SchoolBexley
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Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L7-11
Contract term: Permanent

Shenstone School is a primary special school (2-11) for pupils with severe and complex learning difficulties. The school is committed to pupil progress and celebrating the achievement of the individual child. Shenstone School was judged as a 'good' school by Ofsted in November 2015.

Due to expansion of our large, two-site school, we are looking for a committed assistant head teacher to join our dynamic school team. The post holder will be based at the Sidcup school site but the position will have a whole school responsibility and work/ support across both sites is an expectation.

 Applications are invited from enthusiastic and experienced teachers who have the passion and commitment to help us support our amazing pupils to experience the best learning opportunities possible.

Visits to the school are essential. Please e-mail Lori Mackey (Head Teacher) in order to arrange an appointment time. We look forward to meeting you.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS Certificate and other employment checks.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. We therefore have a duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.

The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

To apply for this vacancy please download and complete the attached application form and either post to the school address as below or email direct to

Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd February 2018.
Interview dates: Friday 9th March 2018.

Shenstone School
94 Old Road,

Tel: 01322 524145 (School Office) 

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Address: 94 Old Road, Crayford, Kent, DA1 4DZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1322 524145