Deputy Head Teacher - Forest Oak School

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Forest Oak School
£65,735 - £72,497 per annum
10 Sep 2021
28 Sep 2021
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

£65735.00 - £72497.00 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.

32.5 Hours per Week

To Start January 2022
Principal: Mrs Amanda Mordey 

Forest Oak is a vibrant, inclusive special school for pupils with moderate learning difficulties, aged from 4-18 years. Ofsted judged the school to be Outstanding (2011, 2014, 2019).  We are Federated with Merstone school, for pupils with SLD, with whom we share a campus. We have a well resourced building – purpose built in 2006. 

The governors are seeking to appoint a Deputy Head Teacher who will play a key role in the continuing development of the school. Key responsibilities will include being one of the schools DSL, leadership of the outstanding curriculum together with accreditation throughout the school. 

We are looking for a Deputy Head Teacher who is:
•    highly motivated with proven ability to lead and inspire others
•    experienced in leading and managing school improvement
•    passionate about enabling pupils to overcome challenges and experience success
•    an exemplary practitioner with SEN teaching experience
•    committed to the safeguarding of pupils
•    able to analyse data and use findings to further support school improvement

We offer you a school community with:
•    partnership working  at the heart of all we do
•    very supportive parents/ carers/ Governors
•    an ethos committed to supporting the mental health and well-being of the whole community
•    a pupil centred approach to school improvement
•    a creative and supportive team committed to enabling all pupils to achieve
•    a strong commitment to professional development opportunities for all
•    pupils who enjoy their learning and value their relationships with us

Would you like to be part of the team?

Application details: If you would like to find out more, through an informal chat/ visit, contact Jill Lambert, office manager. Visits to the school are available by arrangement (within Covid safe guidelines)

Application to be sent to

Subject to an enhanced DBS.
“Keeping our children safe everyday”

Closing date: 12noon 27th September 2021
Interviews: 5th October 2021


This post will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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