Headteacher, Swindon

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Churchward SchoolSwindon

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Start date: Available from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L 14-18 (to be reviewed as the school grows)
Contract term: Permanent

We believe that the most challenging and often most vulnerable students deserve access to an education that will recognise and play to their strengths, allow them to gain new skills and to achieve success. Founded on the core principle of ‘no barriers only potential’ and an absolute commitment to no exclusions the Brunel SEN Multi Academy Trust (BSM) will open a brand new school in September 2018 and we are now recruiting for our headteacher.

Churchward is a special school for young people aged 11-19 with Autistic Spectrum Conditions and/or Social Communication Interaction Disorders. Opening with 20 students in the first year this is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious school leader to grow their career with the school .Supported by the BSM and our network of teaching professionals the headteacher will lead the school into growth maximising the opportunities for our young people. In year 2 the school will move into a new purpose built facility and will grow to 75 students in year 5.

You are welcome to visit Uplands School and see our learning mentor programme in action and should you wish to do so please call Justine Trueman on 01793 286634.

More information can be obtained from the job description and person specification and from the document we developed for consultation with local parents and stakeholders, please see the links below. We welcome applications from candidates looking for their first headship and also experienced Headteachers looking for an exciting new challenge.

The closing date for this role is 5 March 2018 and we anticipate interviews will take place on 22 March 2018 in Swindon.

To apply please complete our application form and return to us with your letter of interest highlighting your progressive career to date.

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More about Churchward School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Unit 4 Bagbury Park, Lydiard Millicent, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 3LW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 481493
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