Assistant Headteacher, Trafford

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Brentwood High School and Community CollegeTrafford

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £45,319 - £52,643
Contract term: Permanent

‘This is an inclusive school where every member is respected and valued. Pupils, staff and parents talk about being part of the Brentwood School family. Older pupils buddy up with younger pupils. Most-able pupils help the less able. Staff work together to improve their practice. There is a strong culture of equality and support where everyone works together as a team to be the best they can be’. Ofsted June 2019

We wish to recruit an Assistant Headteacher to start in January 2019.

Brentwood School is an Outstanding Special School for students with a range of special needs including SLD, PMLD, ASC and complex needs. Some of our students exhibit challenging behaviour. We share our site with Brentwood College, which accommodates high needs students aged 19-22.
As Assistant Headteacher, you will work alongside the Headteacher, Deputy Head and College Lead to build on our current achievements, taking the school on to the next stage of its development.

The successful applicant will be an outstanding teacher who will have had significant impact at a middle manager level with:

  • experience of working with students with SEN
  • excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • the ability to contribute to the strategic direction of the school
  • ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team


We are particularly interested in candidates who will have leadership expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Quality Assurance
  • Behaviour
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Post 16 Education
  • Post 19 Education


We offer a comprehensive induction and support programme for our new staff and welcome innovative practice and new ideas. We consider our staff to be a huge asset to the school and value their health and wellbeing.

How to apply:

Alongside completing our application form (available on the school website) applicants should also write a statement of no more than two sides of A4 detailing how their experience/qualifications has prepared them to succeed in this role.

Please visit the school website: www. for full details and to download an application form. 

All completed applications should be sent to

If you would like to discuss this role further, or visit the school, please contact Jude Lomas (Headteacher) on 0161 905 2371

Closing date for applications: Sunday 13th October 2019, midnight

Interviews: Wednesday 16th October 2019


We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and all applicants are therefore required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

More about Brentwood High School and Community College
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 23 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brentwood Community College Campus, Cherry Lane, Sale, Trafford, M33 4GY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 905 2371