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Deputy Head Teacher

Sutherland House SchoolNottingham

Are you committed and passionate about SEN Education?    We are looking for the next school leader to join our established team.    This is a real opportunity to make a difference for the children that we teach.   This is a role which combines strategic development with operational delivery on a daily basis.

Sutherland House School is a non-maintained special school for autistic children and young people aged 3-19. The school is located in the heart of the Creative Quarter in the City Centre.

At Sutherland House school Positive Behaviour Support and Person-Centred approaches are of paramount importance and you will be able to contribute to the continued strategic and operational development of this.

We offer small Class groups, high staffing ratios and excellent opportunities for training and continued professional development.

As a member of the school leadership team you will play a critical role in the translation of its vision into clear objectives that promote and sustain measurable school development; ensuring that the school continuously improves and is aspirational for our students.

You will have the opportunity to work in collaboration with the School Governing Body, Board of Trustees and Autism East Midlands’ Senior management team.

You will have responsibility for a defined area of the curriculum and School Development plan.  In addition, you will maintain a defined teaching commitment.

Previous experience with children and young people with autism or teaching in an additional needs environment at any age is desirable but full training and support will be given. We also welcome applications from colleagues who have experience of teaching core subjects.

We are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all areas of our work and we welcome applications from all members of our community – so long as you have the legal right to work in the UK.

We are a Disability Confident employer, benefitting from being able to draw from the widest possible pool of talent.

We safeguard and protect the children, young people and adults we work with. If you are applying for a service-based role you will need to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (included Barred Lists) check. We require satisfactory references as part of the selection process for this role, including from your current or most recent employer or placement.

We may close vacancies before the specified closing date if we receive a large number of applications, so please apply early. 

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