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Assistant Head Teacher

Outcomes First GroupSlough

Job Title:          Assistant Head teacher

Location:          Upton Grange

Salary:             £45,000 per annum

Hours:              38.5 hours per week

Contract:          Permanent

Hillingdon Manor School, a specialist education service is looking for a passionate, enthusiastic, and committed Assistant Head teacher to join their dedicated team at our newly establish Early Years and Ks1 site in Slough.

 This is a new role to school which will be ably supported by long-standing Executive Head teacher and Head of School. The salary for this position is set at £45,000 per annum.

We are in commuting distance of Slough, Uxbridge, Windsor, Eton, Maidenhead, Reading and London (Crossrail-35 minutes from Paddington)

At Hillingdon Manor School, we provide specialist education for c220 pupils, aged between 3.5-19 years old with the Upton Grange site supporting c35 students. Located across three sites, we deploy of a wide range of teaching strategies to engage and develop the progress of learners, who present with Autism a range of learning difficulties and styles.

Our pupils are taught in smaller class sizes and access a specialist curriculum that has been individualised to meet their needs.

As Assistant Head for our Upton Grange site, you will be responsible for leading on the day-to-day operational function of the site, with direct line management responsibilities for Teachers and TAs across the Early Years and KS1.

You will also have oversight of all management of staff performance and personnel for the staff team. You will act as Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead for the site and support in the management of all day to day safeguarding requirements. You will report directly into the Head of School and will work with them to ensure operations are working in line with the School Development Plan and are compliant with the Independent School Standards.

This role requires experience in both pastoral management and co-ordinating and ensuring effective delivery of a specialist curriculum across a primary provision. Additionally, the suitable candidate will be experienced with monitoring EHCP provision and managing the EHCP process and Annual Review process.

The role will also require experience in managing pupil attendance and liaison with external stakeholders involved in the process for supporting our pupils. Offered on a permanent basis, this role would suit a proactive individual with a minimum of 2 year’s previous experience as a Senior Leader or an experienced teacher aspiring to move into senior management.

Applicants must meet and evidence the following criteria: -

Relevant teaching qualification with proven experience as a Senior Teacher (3 years minimum) or head of Key Stage

Dynamic leadership skills with previous experience of leading and developing a team

Proven experience as an outstanding teacher

Experience of working within the Early Years and Knowledge of the EYFS curriculum

Experience of working with children and young people with ASC or similar

Experience and knowledge of Independent School Standards

Experience and knowledge of managing EHCP provision in a school setting

Experience of acting as a DSL within a school

Our benefits include:

Enhanced pay scales

Attractive holiday entitlement

Automatic pension scheme enrolment

Discounted retail vouchers

Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

In return, we offer a salary of £45,000 plus excellent company benefits. Although Outcomes First Group salaries are in-line with the National Teachers Pay Scale, Terms & Conditions of this position are specific to Outcomes First Group.

If you are a dynamic, adaptable, and compassionate individual looking to join us an Assistant Head Teacher, please apply immediately.  Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications.

Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and therefore this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check where suitable references will be sought prior to your employment start date.

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