Assistant Headteacher - Hazel Oak School

Hazel Oak School
L8 - L12: £50,151 - £55,338 pro rata per annum
22 Nov 2021
26 Nov 2021
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Fixed Term Contract
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£50151.00 - £55338.00 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.

32.5 Hours per Week

Hazel Oak School - Assistant Headteacher

Fixed term (one term) - required for January 2022
L8 – L12 £50,151-£55,338

Community       Respect    Wellbeing    Growth    Creativity

    Are you ready for a new challenge?
    Are you passionate about supporting pupils who have Special Educational Needs?
    Can you bring innovation to special education?
    Do you thrive on bringing the curriculum to life with real experiences?
    Would you like to work where growth and opportunity are valued and supported?

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher at this popular and successful, all age special school.  The post is for one term to cover a vacancy within the leadership team.  You will be required to provide professional leadership and management for the school in conjunction with the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher, ensuring success and improvement for the school, high quality education and personalised learning for all its pupils and high standards and achievement in all area of the school’s work.  

Hazel Oak is a school for moderate learning difficulties with a diverse community of additional needs which also includes ADHD, Down Syndrome, social, emotional and mental health, speech, language and communication difficulties, plus more complex and medical needs. Communication, wellbeing, life skills and the functional use of core skills are central to our curriculum, which is delivered in a challenged based, blended approach.

We are an Outstanding school, where staff are fully involved in the school’s development and have access to regular training and peer support. Teachers receive group planning time to support the delivery of our exciting, life skills driven curriculum. There is also great scope to take your skills out into the local educational community through outreach work, building home-grown success for all. 

Our vision:  Having fun, discovering our place in the world, building relationships and overcoming challenges. Learning about life beyond the classroom to shape a successful future.

This is your chance to be a part of something special.
Come and see what you’ve been missing.
Email the school office at for further details or to arrange a visit. 

“Reaching for the Stars”

Closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 26th November 2021 

Hazel Oak School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and Safer Recruitment checks.

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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