Deputy Headteacher- Curriculum Standards and Progress, Chippenham, Wiltshire

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Notton House AcademyChippenham, Wiltshire

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Start date: 1st January 2018 (or later if the successful candidate cannot be released)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L15 - L21 plus Non Resident allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Deputy Headteacher - Curriculum Standards and Progress

Required for January 2018 (or later if the successful candidate cannot be released) 

Notton House is a residential Academy based near Chippenham, Wiltshire, which caters for up to 52 boys aged 8-18 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs (SEMH) and/or ASC/SLCN. The school is a key part of Bristol’s provision and that of neighbouring authorities for pupils with SEMH.  The school was judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2015. We have a skilled, committed, caring staff and the active support of the Academy Council. You will need to be a dynamic, committed leader who will provide positive leadership and direction for the school and embrace the ethos and values which have at their heart, teaching and learning, welfare, wellbeing and educational achievement of our students. 

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who: 

  • Will enthusiastically take on the opportunities and challenges of this post;
  • Is passionate about learning, teaching and personal, social development;
  • Recognises   and values the opportunities provided by an SEMH Residential School;
  • Has proven experience of using a wide range of interventions for effective school improvement.  


As of the 1st September 2017 we became part of a specialist Multi-Academy Trust with similar partner schools and PRU’s in Bristol.  The school is going through a period of growth and development with additional new posts currently being advertised. So this is an exciting time to be part of the leadership of the school.

Please contact Cath Neale, Bursar on 01249 730407 ext 2021 to arrange a visit and request an application pack. Application packs are also accessible via the school website www.nottonhouse.bristol.sch.uk (this is currently under re-construction but is still accessible) and TES. 

Closing date:  Monday 16th October 2017 at 9 am Interviews: Wednesday 18th or Thursday 19th October 2017.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a disclosure application form and provide details of any criminal convictions.



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More about Notton House Academy
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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 8 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 28 Notton, Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 2NF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1249 730407