Deputy Head of School

Department: Education (6 – 19 years)

Location: The Sheiling Ringwood

Employment Type: Permanent

Hours & Working Patterns: 35 hours per week

Salary: £40,284 to £45,694 per annum (dependent on experience)

Closing Date: 20 February 2018

Interview Date: w/c 26 February 2018

Start Date: 16 April 2018 (Alternatively 28 August 2018)

Deputy Head of School

The Sheiling Ringwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS and Barred List check will be required. Staff are also prohibited  from promoting extremist/radical religious or one-sided  political views whilst working at The Sheiling Ringwood (TSR) and /or whilst participating in activities associated with their employment within TSR. 

Are you looking to make a difference? Would you like to be part of a holistic community supporting young people with a range of learning disabilities and complex needs to make personal and academic progress?  Then you could be exactly the person we are looking for.

We are looking for an inspirational and experienced leader to support the Head of School and Senior Leadership Team in the continuous improvement of our school recently rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted.  The successful applicant will have a proven track record for excellence in teaching whilst possessing knowledge and experience of a broad range of SEN.  You will be a fully qualified teacher and possess a sound knowledge of formative assessment practice and progress reporting.  Applicants are likely, or currently be in an Assistant Head role or be an experienced teacher holding additional leadership and responsibility duties.    

In addition to supporting the Head of School, your duties will include supporting teaching staff to maintain and improve standards of learning, teaching and assessment through training, performance management and a range of quality assurance procedures.  You will also be adept at supporting the development of systems, policies and processes that support the running and development of the school.  Based on Steiner education principles, the Sheiling School delivers a creative hands-on curriculum for our young people.  Therefore, good communication skills and the ability to inspire staff in providing innovative care and effective education that complement the interests, skills and aspirations of our young people is imperative.     

 

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