Deputy Head Teacher (Personal Dev, Behaviour and Welfare)

Employment Plus
London (Greater)
31 Mar 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exceptional professional opportunity to join our Senior Leadership Team at an exciting time in the school’s development. The SEN Secondary School in Sutton is a ‘good’ with outstanding areas (Ofsted Nov 2013) broad spectrum special school for pupils aged from 12 to 19 years who have a diagnosis of autism or Asperger Syndrome. They have a warm, mutually supportive and caring ethos with an enthusiastic and skilled staff team that is highly aspirational and committed to pupil welfare, progress and enhanced life chances.

They are seeking to appoint a Deputy Head Teacher with a particular interest in Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare, who: 

Is an outstanding leader and special school practitioner with QTS 

Passionate about special needs and skilled in working with children who have an autism diagnosis and their families  Is able to work collegiately and inspirationally to build on the strengths of the school 

Will work as part of our outstanding senior leadership team to develop exciting, innovative and inclusive autism specific practice 

Will rigorously pursue our continued drive towards excellence throughout the school 

Uncompromisingly has our pupils’ learning and emotional well-being at the heart of every decision 

Will be highly visible and approachable to the whole school community 

Will incisively and swiftly appraise best practice and areas for development in the schools teaching and learning 

Will provide excellent support to the Head of Education and Executive Head Teacher in the continued development

Will provide an excellent role model in the quality of their classroom practice Meets all the essential criteria in the Person Specification

We are looking for a candidate who is: 

Experienced and passionate about working with pupils who have autism 

Experienced at working as a member of a safeguarding team 

Experienced at raising standards of teaching and learning through coaching, mentoring and role modelling 

Experienced at facilitating team and individual development around Pastoral aspects of school life 

Enthusiastic, dedicated and resilient 

Committed to raising standards and improving all pupils’ life chances towards achieving their potential. 

An experienced leader who inspires colleagues and holds them to account 

A flexible team player 

Committed to continuing professional development for themselves and for the staff team

If successful, you will benefit from working in a highly specialist, supportive environment.

The successful candidates will have the opportunity to join the

 Teachers Pension Scheme  Our private Health Care Plan  Access to our childcare voucher scheme.  Relocation package may be considered  Opportunities for CPD

Employment Plus / Healthcare Plus / Education Plus is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity

Employment Plus/ healthcare Plus / Education Plus are acting as an Employment Business in respect of this position

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