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Assistant Headteacher (Upper School)

Eagle House School ( Bramley)Surrey

We are looking for inspirational school leaders to join our team in the next stages of our ongoing development and following a successful OFSTED, as we embark on making material change extending our provision into KS4. Eagle House School (Bramley) opened in September 2019 as part of Eagle House Group’s established and highly specialised provisions for children with Autism and related conditions. Our newest provision based in Walton-on-the-Hill offers specialist education for pupils currently aged 6-14 who, in addition to their high functioning ASD, present with complex SEMH and PDA needs. This discrete provision provides a therapeutic curriculum with a strong focus on multidisciplinary working.

Are you a creative, dynamic and a reflective practitioner looking for an opportunity to have a positive impact? Do you have high expectations of yourself, your colleagues and your pupils? As Assistant Head you will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, driving forward high standards of teaching and learning, with 50% class-based teaching responsibilities to demonstrate this in action.

If you… 

  • Are an experienced secondary class teacher with a passion for raising children's attainment 
  • Have a proven record of strong management and leadership skills 
  • Have experience of leading a subject or key stage
  • Experience in supporting pupils with challenging behaviour PDA and high anxiety • Are able to inspire, challenge and motivate 
  • Have the confidence, skills and abilities to lead and manage others 
  • Excellent at communicating with high levels of emotional intelligence, reliance and flexibility
  • Are aware of processes involving child protection and safeguarding and committed to working in partnership with multi agencies
  • Are responsive, highly approachable and have the ability to inspire colleagues, pupils and their families

We can give you:

  • A senior position with a School Group founded by parents of children with Autism and driven by a passion to see every young person, wherever they are on the spectrum, to succeed
  • A commitment to your personal and professional development, with opportunities for career progression within the group for exceptional School Leaders
  • The opportunity to develop your professional skills and leadership potential as part of a highly skilled team at the cutting edge of practice for children with complex needs
  • Industry leading wellbeing & benefits programme including competitive salary scale, clinical supervision (both group and individual), private healthcare plan, minibus to public transport links, freshly cooked restaurant quality lunch every day, exceptional CPD opportunities, teachers’ pension and cake on your birthday!

If you would like to have an informal discussion please contact us on 01483 912080 and ask to speak to: - Suzanne Few Deputy Head or Geeta Makwana HR Manager.

Eagle House Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all of its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

For an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department on 020 8770 7788 or by email to CVs will not be accepted; only applications submitted on the Eagle House Group application form will be considered. For company information please visit our website: 

Closing Date: Monday 6th December 2021 

Interview Date: w/c 13th December 2021

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