Assistant Headteacher, North Yorkshire

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The Woodlands AcademyNorth Yorkshire
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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership L6 - L10
Contract term: Permanent

The Woodlands Academy is a Special School that educates children aged 2 -16 years with a wide range of needs. This includes moderate or severe learning difficulties, speech and language difficulties and autism.

‘Woodlands is a good school. It has several outstanding aspects’ (Ofsted January 2015)

We are seeking an inspirational Assistant Head teacher to join our dynamic, highly motivated Senior Leadership Team. There will be no teaching commitments however, you will have been an exemplary teacher and have high expectations of pupils learning and behaviour and have experience of managing challenging behaviour. You will take a lead role in curriculum development and delivery ensuring that all pupils, semi-formal and formal learners fulfil their potential. We live and work in a stunning area of the country with beach, forest and moorland accessible in minutes; we use our community and wider environment to enrich the education of our pupils. We adopt a holistic approach focusing on the development of the ‘whole child’ using personalised programmes for both semi-formal and formal learners.

Woodlands needs somebody with the vision and drive to contribute to the next stage of the schools development. You will need to be creative, innovative and committed to driving the school forward. We require somebody with excellent leadership, management and organisation skills to lead and motivate a committed staff team including senior managers, teachers and support staff.

In return you will have support to further your professional development, work with highly committed and supportive colleagues as well as inspiring, motivated pupils.

For an informal discussion please contact Amanda Caton, Co-Headteacher on 01723 373260

This is an excellent opportunity to join a school that is friendly, supportive and committed to high standards of education and welfare for children.

Application forms and further details are available for download on the Academy Website:

Closing Date for applications: 13 October 2017 at 12 noon
Interviews: Thursday, 19 October 2017

The Woodlands Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post.

The Woodlands Academy supports the principle of equality of opportunity in employment.

Please note that applications will only be accepted on the Academy’s Application Form.

The Woodlands Academy Woodlands Drive, Scarborough
North Yorkshire, YO12 6QN

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Address: Woodlands Drive, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO12 6QN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1723 373260