Assistant Head Teacher for Brays School

Brays School
L8 to L12 £46,799 - £51,639
19 Jul 2018
12 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Brays School

Administration address: Brays Road, Birmingham, B26 1NS

Start Date: January 2019 or as soon as possible.

Brays School, a Forward Education Trust School, specialises in the education of primary-aged pupils with a range of diagnosis.  The School is split across two sites, one of which caters for those with a diagnosis on the Autistic Spectrum; the other site takes children with a range of physical, learning and sensory difficulties.   The School has high standards of teaching and learning, and is committed to ensuring that all pupils achieve their full potential.

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Head for our Tile Cross Site, which caters for children with a diagnosis on the Autistic Spectrum.  This vacancy has arisen due to an internal promotion.  The successful candidate will be an exemplary classroom teacher who is highly experienced and enthusiastic and motivated to share in the leadership and management of our school. Applicants will need to demonstrate recent experience of leading teaching in more than one phase.

The successful person will be expected to lead on one key area of the school improvement plan and take responsibility for some day to day running of the school as part of the leadership team. All leaders are expected to undertake the designated safeguarding lead qualification to keep our children safe. The area of whole school responsibility will be matched to the applicant’s skills and experience.  Expertise in effectively managing challenging behaviour management is essential.

We can offer you:

  • A commitment to support you in developing new skills through a wide range of professional  development opportunities and experiences.
  • The opportunity to make a huge contribution to the education and lives of children who respond very positively to high quality teaching.

You will offer us:

  • Your considerable skill as a good/outstanding teacher who has experience of working with children with special needs.
  • Your commitment to engaging and inspiring our pupils and the ability to make a real difference to their learning.
  • Your flexibility, commitment and excellent interpersonal skills.

If you feel you possess these qualities, are passionate about working alongside pupils with SEND and would like to shape their futures at a progressive school, then we would like to hear from you.

Closing Date: Wednesday 12 September 2018, 12 noon

For further details and an application form, please visit our website or email: You can also download these from the Birmingham City Council Website by clicking here

Please note that only standard Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted, we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV)

If you do not hear from the school within 14 days of returning your application form to us, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted as unfortunately we are unable to write to unsuccessful applicants.

Interview Date: To be confirmed

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.   

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