Options BESD require a dedicated Deputy Head Teacher to join our independent DfE registered School in Shifnal. Shropshire. Currently rated Good, our school specialises in providing primary and secondary education to children and young people with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. Salary Scale £48,710 p.a.- £53,712 p.a. (L10-L14) and is covered by teachers’ terms and conditions.
At Options College Shifnal, we provide specialist education for 55 students, aged between 7-19 years old and deploy of a wide range of teaching strategies to engage and develop the progress of reluctant learners, who present with a range of learning styles and often lack basic skills in literacy and numeracy. Our students are taught in group sizes of 5 or less with two members of staff with each group, and all students work towards GCSE and equivalent qualification in functional skills. Working with the Head Teacher and leadership team, you will be involved in driving through the School Improvement Plan whilst also developing and leading the existing team.
Applicants must meet and evidence the following criteria:-
- Relevant teaching qualification, ideally with experience of working within secondary education
- Experience of OFSTED procedures and inspections
- Effective leadership skills
- A knowledge & understanding of data collection, assessment & recording of information within a secondary school context
- Experience of or knowledge of curriculum planning, monitoring of teaching & learning evaluation and review
If you are dynamic and motivated Teacher looking for a position as Deputy Head Teacher please apply immediately. In return we offer a salary £48,710 p.a.- £53,712 p.a. (L10-L14) with an excellent benefits package to include: Teachers Pension Scheme, Company Sick Pay, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Voucher Scheme and Retail Discount Packages.
Closing date for completed applications: 30th November 2016
Interview Dates: 6th/7th December 2016
Options Group employ 1200 staff at locations throughout the UK and provide a range of care and education services to children and adults with autism, complex needs and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. Due to the breadth of our services we are able to adapt to the needs of the individual at different points in time. This enables us to provide a range of care options within a journey of support for our young people and their families. We share every step of that journey with them.
Our school is within commuting distance of Shifnal, Telford, Shrewsbury, Stafford, Cannock, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Stone, Stoke and surrounding towns
“Options is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and expects all staff to share this commitment”