Deputy Head Teacher, South Tyneside

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Park View SchoolSouth Tyneside
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Start date: September 2018, or as soon as possible afterwards
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L12 – L16
Contract term: Permanent

Park View is a ‘Good’ school (Ofsted 2017). It is housed in a new building with state of the art facilities and capacity to cater for 50 children with social, emotional and mental health difficulties with an age range of 11–16 years.

We are in the midst of an exciting phase of the school development. Work is currently underway to develop a vocational training centre and work more collaboratively with local mental health services. We are also part of a local Special Education Needs (SEN) teaching schools alliance delivering training and school improvement across the borough and beyond.

The governors are seeking to appoint an experienced, inspirational and enthusiastic person to work with the Head Teacher to lead the school in the next phase of development. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in leading the secondary provision of the only Social Emotional & Mental Health (SEMH) school in South Tyneside, further improving the lives of its pupils.

The successful candidate will show:

  • Exceptional leadership qualities
  • Vision, drive and creativity
  • Excellent motivational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to promote and celebrate the achievements of the school

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To find out more about this role and to apply please visit alternatively you can email or call (0191) 455 4968. BT Typetalkers welcome.

Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 29 May 2018
Shortlisting: Monday 4 June 2018
Interviews: Tuesday 12 June 2018

An 11-16 special school for children with SEMH

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Address: Temple Park Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 0QA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 4541568