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Deputy Head Teacher

Additional Resources
Merseyside, UK
Closing date
11 Oct 2020

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Deputy Head Teacher - Billinge

Salary - £49,933 - £52,410 + Pension + Healthcare + Life Assurance + Free Car Parking + Career Progression Opportunities

The Client

Our client offer an diverse range of support to adults and children through their schools, care homes, children's homes, community and social work services and social enterprise. They work at the heart of some of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged communities. The company strive to generate interest, awareness and understanding of issues around poverty and Social welfare and the impact of this on our wider communities.

Our clients school is a very special school. They offer a wide variety of educational provision for a diverse group of pupils with a range of additional needs, including Autism Spectrum Conditions and emotional and social difficulties. All of the pupils have an EHCP.

The Role

The company are proud to offer the opportunity for a driven and passionate individual to join their dedicated team. This role will form part of the Senior Leadership team within the school and will be integral to the succession of the school. The successful candidate will be expected to be creative and innovative and drive improvements within education.

You will provide strategic leadership and direction regarding the teaching & learning ethics within the school and to meet targets within the business plan. You will have 3 years' experience within a leadership role with a strong ability to lead a large staff team. The successful candidate will have experience leading Ofsted inspections with a minimum of a 'Good' outcome.

Responsibilities within this role will also include the development of the staff to ensure they can complete their roles to the highest standard, to identify targets for the pupils so that they can achieve and make progress with their learning and continue to drive the vision of the school.

Full detailed job description will be sent once applicants have shown an interest.

Previous Knowledge and ExperienceQualifications Essential:

Educated to degree level and a qualified teacher


Substantive post graduate study and/or qualification

Experience and Knowledge Essential

Minimum of three years' successful leadership in a sole capacity in a specialist environment for learners who present challenging behaviours

Minimum of three years' leadership of staff teams delivering academic or welfare provision

Substantive experience of self-evaluation and action planning procedures.

Experience of leading Ofsted inspections in a learning environment resulting in at least 'good' outcomes

A minimum of three years' experience in managing staff, including all aspects of Human Resource related issues.

Experience of safeguarding learners in a learning environment

Experience of working within a multi-agency framework and holistic therapeutic case management and review.

Experience of managing statutory reviews and PEPs

Experience of developing curriculum models and timetabling

Experience in leading IAG provision


Experience in developing alternative forms of curriculum and learning experiences

Skills Essential

Excellent interpersonal skills

An ability to manage a large and varied workload

An ability to motivate and inspire teams in a drive for improvement

An ability to use ICT based monitoring systems and produce reports that are both quantitative and qualitative to affect school improvement

Excellent communication skills, oral and written

An ability to lead and inspire teams

Personal Qualities

Emotional resilience


Excellent interpersonal skills

Warmth and empathy towards young people

Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Additional Resources will be acting in your best interest and may contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or GDPR please contact us.

Additional Resources Ltd is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003
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