Deputy Headteacher, Maidenhead

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Forest Bridge SchoolMaidenhead

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary: L16 – L20 59,014-64,687 (Fringe)
Contract term: Permanent

Forest Bridge School - Maidenhead – Deputy Headteacher

Start September 2018 

Job Title: Deputy Headteacher 

Salary: L16 – L20 59,014-64,687 (Fringe) 

Line Manager: Headteacher and Governors 

Supervisory Responsibilities: Teachers and other staff as directed  

Forest Bridge School is a new age Special Free School for children (4-16 years) with autism which opened in September 2015.  The school’s vision is:  To be a leading provider of education for children and young adults with a primary diagnosis of autism. Combining Applied Behaviour Analysis, evidence based therapy and the national curriculum our pupils will achieve their full potential and develop the skills they need to lead enriched, productive and happy lives. We offer an exciting career opportunity for an inspirational candidate who wants to make a significant contribution to the development of our expanding school on its journey to Outstanding. Join us and you’ll find a friendly and supportive team, plus the chance to have an active role in the life of this exceptional school. To succeed you will have the vision, self-motivation and leadership skills to work closely with the Head, Governors, Head Behaviour Analyst and the rest of the team, to shape, steer and lead agreed areas of school development.   We would want the successful applicant to be hard working, approachable, creative, pragmatic and solution focused.  Significant experience of working with an ASD population is essential and an understanding of ABA and/or secondary curriculum is highly desirable.  You will join a dedicated team of staff and help continue the culture in which every pupil has the opportunity to thrive and flourish.   You will have a unique opportunity to help shape the future of an expanding school! You will receive professional development to meet your individual needs and a very supportive Headteacher to mentor you throughout your career at Forest Bridge School.   The school is committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  If you are considering applying for this role, it is highly recommended that you arrange a visit to the school or at minimum a telephone conversation with our Headteacher, Elizabeth Farnden.  This can be arranged by contacting the Headteachers PA Nicky McGarry  Please contact for any queries in relation to this post. Completed applications should be completed by noon on the Wednesday the 20th June 2018 Interview and Assessment Days: 27th and 28th of June 2018

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More about Forest Bridge School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Address: Chiltern Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1XA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1628 202030
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