Primary Assistant Headteacher (SENCO) - The Bridge Short Stay School

The Bridge Centre, Wissage Road, Lichfield, WS13 6SW
Leadership 6-10 (45,213 -£49,937)
09 May 2019
20 May 2019
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Primary Assistant Headteacher (SENCO) – Permanent

Based at the ‘Little Bridge’ site in Rugeley, Staffordshire, WS15 2PD

Required – September 2019

Salary:  Leadership L6-L10 (£45,213-£49,937)

We are currently seeking a dynamic Primary Assistant Headteacher at this rapidly developing PRU. The Assistant Headteacher will provide daily operational leadership of the Primary Centre under the guidance of the Executive Headteacher. The Primary PRU caters for students from Key Stages 1-2 who have either been permanently excluded from school or attend on short dual roll programmes who are presenting challenging behaviour in their mainstream settings. Applicants will require excellent skills in behaviour management and the ability to support a broad based curriculum at both Key Stages.

Successful applicants will be expected to teach across a range of subject areas and have a commitment to raising the self-esteem and achievement levels of vulnerable students. The Assistant Headteacher will lead a team of teaching and support staff and will be part of the wider Senior Leadership team at the Bridge Centre.  A flexible approach is essential as is the desire to make a difference to the outcomes for vulnerable young people.  We would welcome applications from candidates with mainstream or special experience.

We are looking for someone who:

Is an inspiring leader with a successful track record of working with pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs.

  • has proven teaching excellence with a commitment to high standards
  • has the ability to lead, manage and inspire adults and children
  • has excellent communication skills, resilience and a sense of humour
  • has energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to team working and supporting colleagues.  
  • is an empathetic communicator, who leads by example and builds positive relationships with students, parents/carers., staff and all other stakeholders

    This position is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

    Visits would be encouraged, to arrange a visit please contact Lynnette Abell, School Business Manager on 01543 255872.

    Closing date:    Monday 20th May, 2019

    Interview date:  Thursday 23rd May, 2019



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