Assistant Headteacher: Head of ASC Department, Tameside

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Samuel Laycock SchoolTameside
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale 6-10 £44,102 – £48,711
Contract term: Permanent

We are a school for pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties with an ASC base and wish to appoint a school leader with evidence of:

  • Successfully leading staff to meet the needs of pupils with SEN
  • optimising outcomes for pupils with intensive, complex, autism who are learning at a level below Year 6 expectations
  • Our professional philosophy is highly “solution orientated”- seeing challenges as opportunities to improve. Applicants seeking to join our team would need to share this approach. We are looking for:
  • Understanding of autism and relevant strategies
  • High quality classroom skills and a reflective practitioner
  • The ability to lead a team in a positive, determined, manner in the interests of pupils

Our school is fully committed to the self-evaluation process leading to continuing professional development.

Samuel Laycock School is committed to the highest standards of child protection and safeguarding of our students and the successful candidate will will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check- see our website for our policy.

For further information and a discussion contact: Mr Andrew Foord

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English in the person specification

Ref No: ADV646

Closing Date: 9am Thursday, 28th September 2017
Interviews: To be Confirmed

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Broadoak Road, Ashton-Under-Lyne
Tameside, OL6 8RF
Telephone: 0161 344 1992

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Address: Broadoak Road, Ashton-u-Lyne, Tameside, OL6 8RF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 344 1992