Deputy Headteacher, Warwickshire

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Arden Fields SchoolWarwickshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £46,457 pa Salary Scale L6 (L7 for an exceptional candidate)
Contract term: Permanent

Are you looking to move from management to Leadership? Do you have an interest in supporting young people who may be reluctant learners, face complex challenges and deserve to be surrounded by people who will support them to achieve their academic and social potential?

Arden Fields School is primarily a special school for children who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties, often co-existing with other complex needs such as Autism.

Key Requirements

We are looking for an exceptional classroom practitioner, who has demonstrable experience of working with children and young people with either social, emotional and mental health difficulties and/or Autism, with associated challenging behaviour or other complex needs whilst demonstrating proven experience of implementing the national curriculum.

As our Deputy Headteacher you will be able to implement strategies for raising achievement across the curriculum and must be committed to your further professional development.

You will be fully involved in the strategic leadership and daily management of the school.

Additional Information

Arden Fields School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Informal visits to the school are welcomed - please contact Jennie Nicholls to arrange -

Please send your application form, criminal convictions self-disclosure form and equality details form to

How to Apply

To apply, please click on the apply button to visit our website.

Closing date: 9am on 24 February 2020.
Interview date: Wednesday 26 - Friday 28 February 2020 (candidates are only expected to attend for 1 of these dates).

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will also be taken through the School's vetting procedure. Higham Lane School is also strongly committed to protecting personal data. Our Privacy Notice, which can be found under the GDPR section on the School website, describes why and how we collect and use personal data and provides information about individuals’ rights.

More about Arden Fields School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Stratford Road, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire, B95 6AD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1564 792514