Strategy Education are looking for a Deputy Head for a Special Needs School (SEN) approximately 10 miles from Norwich.
The school works with children and young people aged between 10 -18 all have EHCP's for Autism and/or social, emotional and mental health issues (SEMH).
You will be supporting the Head of Education in their leadership and will play a part in the schools holistic multi professional leadership team.
The Deputy Head of Education will support the delivery of the highest quality education for all students.
Support the training, monitoring, assessment and development of teachers and teaching assistants.
Support the Head of Education in delivering effective systems for the management of staff performance and professional development as part of the Staff Support and Development Programme
Good understanding of Learning Centre budget processes, administration and control.
TEACHING AND LEARNING
To work in partnership with the Head of Education to support curriculum developments.
Developing a curriculum tailored to to each pupil's experience, interests and stage of development.
Monitoring and evaluating the standards of learning and quality of teaching and achievement of all students.
Maintaining the principle of assessment for learning and the effective use of the student performance data in order to set and meet challenging and realistic targets for improvement.
To co-ordinate and advise on aspects of the curriculum in any cross-curricular or multi-disciplinary approach.
Supporting the Head of Education in the development and implementation of changes in policies, syllabuse and schemes of work especially in the context of the curriculum including the National Curriculum.
Maintaining appropriately high levels of expectation by setting down clear guidance for pupils for establishing good standards of behaviour and achievement within the establishment.
To be conversant with and adhere to all procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection.
To maintain good practice, be informed on current practice, and in liaison with the Principal and Head of Education, implement changes in accordance with developments in the education field.
To participate in senior management meetings, meetings with parents and other agencies, where appropriate.
To replace the Head of Education in any out of hours on-call service where required in an emergency.
If you are interested in this role or other SEN roles please email your most up to date CV or call/email Debra for further information.
Strategy Education is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check