Due to our Assistant Headteacher moving on to a new exciting role and the school's expansion, an exciting opportunity has become available to join our Senior Leadership Team as Deputy Headteacher. This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and shape the future success of Kisharon School and its children. In fact, there couldn’t be a better time to join the team than now as we look forward to increasing our pupil numbers and growing as a team.
At Kisharon we believe in providing exciting, creative, relevant, and meaningful learning experiences. Our wonderful new school building provides a learning environment, with a multitude of opportunities for accessibility, engagement, stimulation, and therapeutic interventions.
Our ideal candidate will need to be a strong leader and an outstanding educational practitioner with the ability to evaluate and drive forward innovative teaching and learning. They will show a genuine commitment to the school’s principles of inclusion, as well as a strong focus on students, their parents/carers and the school community. This role works alongside the senior leadership team - working closely with the current Deputy, as well as the Headteacher.
This role is focused on driving forward innovative teaching and learning approaches to support young people with special educational needs, through feedback and modelling for the teaching team. At Kisharon Noe School we are proud of our innovative curriculum and would want a leader who is skilled in curriculum design who can support with future developments.
This role would also include deputising for the headteacher and being involved in the operational management of the school. This role would therefore suit a current deputy head who is looking for their next challenge or an experienced practitioner who is wanting challenge and support to develop their leadership skills.
What can we offer you?
Amazing children who are respectful, engage with their learning and appreciate the work that we do with them
An exciting place to work where you will feel valued for all your hard work
A wonderfully welcoming and supportive team
Relevant CPD to further develop your knowledge and skills and support where needed to achieve your best
A forward thinking school where new ideas are welcomed and encouraged
We are looking for someone who:
Is an enthusiastic and passionate senior leader
Has recent experience as a senior leader in a special school
Is a proactive and flexible team player
Has great communication skills
Kisharon is a Special Needs School in North West London with a Jewish ethos. Based in Barnet, we welcome pupils from across North London and surrounding areas. The school is registered with OFSTED for pupils between the ages of 4 and 19 and caters for a wide range of educational needs, from moderate learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders to more severe and profound learning difficulties, as well as physical disabilities.
If you feel excited about joining our team and can commit to our relentless drive in improving life chances for our young people then we would love to hear from you.
Please view the job description and application form. Your supporting statement should reference the job description.
We would strongly recommend that any potential applicants should visit the school and meet with Dr. Emily Haddock, the Headteacher. To arrange please contact Elaine Price, Headteachers PA, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Monday 6th December 2021 at 12pm
We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.
Kisharon Noe School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.