Assistant Headteacher, Hertfordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Lonsdale SchoolHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: TBC
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L4-10
Contract term: Permanent

Our children and young people at Lonsdale tell us they want an Assistant Headteacher who knows them as individuals, is committed to and passionate about how and what they learn, and truly believes they can do even more. Our students want to try everything, no holds barred. Their Assistant Headteacher will be someone who helps them to set targets, monitors their progress, celebrates their success and encourages them to reach for greater heights in all areas of their development. In return, you’ll be part of a busy and happy Lonsdale community where children, parents, staff and governors work closely alongside each other. We’re a school with a focus upon innovation and development in education in its broadest sense. This means you can expect our full commitment to your professional development and for us to value you as an educational professional with a child-centred philosophy. We’re a lively, contemporary and warm-hearted school. To find out more about us take a look at our website, www.lonsdale.herts.sch.uk it’s all there for you. If you like what you see we would love to hear from you. Our students would like you to visit their school, please book your unique visit to Lonsdale School by emailing PA to the Headteacher, Jo Brush, jbrush@lonsdale.herts.sch.uk The law requires this position to have an enhanced criminal background check. This is to protect children and vulnerable adults and to safeguard positions of trust. The position is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. If your application is taken further you will be asked to declare details of any criminal record, even convictions that are 'spent' according to the act. If you are offered the post this information will be checked against DBS. You will be provided with full information at each stage.

Closing date: 25/04/2019 17:00:00
Interview date: 3rd May 2019

Lonsdale School – Learning for Life! Lonsdale is a school for physically and neurologically impaired (PNI) children and young people from ages 3 to 18. We are committed to preparing our pupils so that they can develop resilience, optimum independence skills for their ability and succeed in their adult lives. We want our pupils to achieve the best they can in their studies, but we also want them to develop character and a positive approach to their lives alongside their study. Pupils are highly motivated and thoroughly enjoy coming to school; their attitudes are positive and they thrive on creative teaching styles. Secondary age have the opportunity to extend their learning by accessing the school’s onsite residential educational provision (REP). We recognise that the best way we can provide our pupils with the highest level of education and care is through talented individuals who are passionate about teaching and learning. We pride ourselves in good staff retention and offer excellent professional development opportunities to all our staff. The law requires this position to have an enhanced criminal background check. This is to protect children and vulnerable adults and to safeguard positions of trust. The position is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. If your application is taken further you will be asked to declare details of any criminal record, even convictions that are 'spent' according to the act. If you are offered the post this information will be checked against DBS. You will be provided with full information at each stage.   

For more information and to apply online : www.teachinherts.com

Lonsdale School
Brittain Way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG2 8UT
01438 726999
www.lonsdale.herts.sch.uk



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brittain Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG2 8UT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1438 726999
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Lonsdale Special School is co-located alongside a mainstream secondary school in a new flagship purpose built facility. It incorporates a part-time residential unit to help develop independent living and life skills.

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