Assistant Headteacher- ref TV25619
Old Hall & Mary Elliot Federation of Special Schools
Assistant Headteacher- ref TV25819
Location: Old Hall School - Bentley Lane, Walsall, WS2 7LU
Accountable to: Head of School and Executive Headteacher
Contract: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: L8-12 £47,501- £52,414 per annum
Role: Assistant Headteacher
- Are a passionate advocate for learners that require close support to meet their complex needs;
- Can demonstrate success in your practice at middle or senior leadership;
- Are a true team player, and can inspire teams across the school;
- Have a passion for SEND education, and inclusion/equality agendas;
- Can lead and manage development and improvement initiatives within the school;
- Will promote the federation vision and ethos; demonstrate partnership working across a number of stakeholders
- Are flexible and adapt quickly to change;
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We wish to appoint an Assistant Headteacher with unwavering positivity, unconditional positive regard, and an outstanding track record in the teaching and learning of those with complex Special Educational Needs. The successful candidate will be ambitious for the school and its learners; committed to the professional development of self and others, and ready for an exciting new challenge in senior leadership.
Old Hall School is a specialist setting in Walsall providing education to young people at EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, all of whom have a variety of SEND complexities. The post holder will be joining the Senior Leadership Team as we move forward and refine our excellence in nurturing, developing and shaping young lives. Old Hall is part a collaborative, supportive and progressive federation. This is an exciting time, and offers an opportunity to provide the empathy, support and nurture that will directly impact the future of the lives of the most significantly challenged young people in the area.
This role should appeal to you if you are confident in your ability to combine a high level of skill in the classroom and creative strategic thinking, with a child-focused and nurture based approach. You should be motivated to making a real difference on a whole school level, and to take complete ownership of specific aspects of school development.
Working closely with the Head of School, Assistant Headteacher and Executive Headteacher of the Federation, the post holder will be responsible for supporting the day to operations of the school, and areas of school development and improvement which will be agreed depending on experience and skills.
Application packs can be downloaded from the vacancies page on the school website www.oldhallschool.co.uk/latest-vacancies
Completed application forms, with a covering letter addressed to the Mr Matthew Ball, Executive Headteacher, and should only be returned to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12noon on Friday 11th October 2019.
Interviews will take place on 17th / 18th October 2019.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted by the school.
Old Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people.
The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete a DBS check.