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Job details
Employer The Coppice School
Location Preston, Lancashire
Salary £49,976 to £56,512 a year. L11 - L16.
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1 January 2018

Ref: SCH01865

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the recently appointed headteacher in leading this successful all-age special school. 

The Coppice School is a community special school for pupils with a wide range of learning difficulties, including complex medical needs and autism. Our school is well established in the local community, and takes great pride in its effective partnership with parents / carers and families.    

Our dedicated staff team works collaboratively to provide a lively, caring environment that meets the individual needs of pupils and supports their developing independence in preparation for adulthood.   

We are looking for a deputy headteacher who:

- shares our passion in ensuring every child succeeds and achieves the best possible outcomes 

- demonstrates enthusiasm and professional drive to contribute to the school's future development, working in partnership with all stakeholders   

- has strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate, inspire and motivate 

- understands the wide range of special educational needs found in a specialist school  

We can offer you: 

- a successful and thriving school 

- supportive colleagues, parents and governors

- a commitment to continued professional development  

- happy pupils who are proud of their school   

Proposed interview date: Wednesday 25 October, with a formal pre-interview visit to the school on 24 October.   

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Act 1975. If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for a 'disclosure'.  

Application forms and further details can be downloaded online. Completed application forms must be returned to bursar@coppice.lancs.sch.uk.  

For an informal discussion about the post, contact the Headteacher, Sarah Seddon on 01772 336342.  

Rehabilitation of offenders Act 1974 - details of any criminal record spent or unspent should be sent to the Chair of Governors at school address by the closing date.   

Shortlisting for interview: Thursday 12 October. Informal, pre-application visits are welcomed and can be arranged by telephoning Julie Donnelly, school bursar, on 01772 336342. 

The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Act 1975. If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for a 'disclosure'. Interview date: 25 October 2017. 

Application forms and further details can be downloaded online. Completed application forms must be returned to bursar@coppice.lancs.sch.uk. 

Closing date: 6 October 2017 at 12 noon.

About the employer

Locations and contacts

Ash Grove
Bamber Bridge
Preston
Lancashire
PR5 6GY
United Kingdom
+44 1772 620826