Fiveways Special SchoolSomerset

Special School for pupils with Severe, Profound & Multiple Learning Disabilities (SPMLD)

Salary: L21 – L27

NOR: 82 with potential to increase to 102 pupils and Group Size

Permanent Contract

Following the retirement of our current Headteacher, the Governors of Fiveways School are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced leader who will take the school forward to the next phase of its development and expansion whilst providing the best possible education and experiences for all the pupils at the school.

We are looking for a Headteacher who:

  • Is strong, approachable, compassionate and a supportive leader
  • Is knowledgeable and passionate to embrace and build on the outstanding strengths of an expanding school
  • Recognises and celebrates the unique nature of working in an SPMLD context
  • Has a period of successful experience of leadership in a Special School
  • Can share a clear vision and focus on school improvement

We are a Local Authority maintained community Special School in rural South Somerset.

This forward-thinking and well-resourced school benefits from:

  • An extensive range of facilities
  • Active Governor involvement and support
  • A committed teaching and support team with very high standards
  • The support of the Fiveways School Trust
  • Being nationally renowned and respected, rated Outstanding by Ofsted since 2005

More information about the school can be found on our website http://www.fivewaysschool.co.uk/

Visits to the school are welcomed and should be arranged in advance by contacting the School Office to discuss the practicalities.

For further information and an application form please click the Apply button or email SSERecruitment@somerset.gov.uk stating which post and school .  If you have not been contacted by the interview dates, you should assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Closing date: Wednesday 14th April 2021

Interviews: Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd April 2021

Start date: 1st September 2021

The school adopts a rigorous approach safeguarding approach to recruitment.

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Fiveways Special School


Fiveways Special School
Victoria RoadYeovilSomersetBA21 5AZUnited Kingdom
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http://www.fivewaysschool.co.uk/+44 1935 476227
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