Assistant Headteacher, Nottingham

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Sutherland House SchoolNottingham

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Payscale (L2 – L7)
Contract term: Permanent

Full Time – 37 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference. As a member of the School Senior Leadership team you will work with the Head Teacher to lead an area of school improvement which will be shaped around the successful candidate’s skills and experience.

You will play a critical role in driving the school forward on its journey to Outstanding following the schools recent positive Ofsted judgement.

As Assistant Head Teacher you will have significant experience of working with young people with a diagnosis of autism. You will have a good understanding and up to date knowledge of good autism practice and research.

As part of your role you will ensure an environment where the educational needs of all learners are met and that the educational and personal progression of students is recognised, tracked and monitored through robust systems and quality assurance processes.

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational teacher and leader who has the vision and drive to make a significant impact on our ‘Good’ school. Suitable candidates will be able to demonstrate experience and expertise in the following areas:

  • Inspiring students, staff and parents
  • Deep understanding of how to support young people with Autism
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Highly motivated with the ability to motivate others
  • Excellent team working and communication skills
  • Drive to improve outcomes for children and young people

Further details and application pack available from:  

Return applications to: Email: or alliteratively by post to: Rosemary Hall, HR Administrator, Sutherland House School, Bath Street NG1 1DA Tel: (0115) 9609263

Closing date for completed applications is: Noon Thursday 22nd March 2018

Assessment centre scheduled to take place on: Thursday 29th March 2018

Please quote the reference number on your application form: AHT/03/2018


Autism East Midlands is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

 ‘The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and young people’

Please note successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check at a cost to the individual.

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More about Sutherland House School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Bath Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1DA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 960 9263