Assistant Headteacher (Head of Primary Department)

Priestley Smith Specialist School
L11 to L15 £54,091 to £59,581
05 Mar 2021
22 Mar 2021
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Assistant Headteacher (Head of Primary Department)

Salary Range: L11 to L15 £54,091 to £59,581

Hours: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

Priestley Smith Specialist School

Perry Beeches Campus

Beeches Road

Great Barr


B42 2PY

Phone: 0121 325 3900

Email Address:

Job Start Date: 1 September 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic, talented, qualified and experienced teacher to lead the Primary Department of this outstanding, all-age specialist school catering for pupils with vision impairment. The post will involve both a strategic leadership role and a teaching commitment within the Primary Department.

Recent experience of working with children with SEND in either mainstream or special school setting is essential. You will need to have an understanding of young people with additional learning disabilities and be able to personalise learning to meet a wide range of needs. Our students’ learning is very hands on and tactile, and you will need to bring

enthusiasm and dynamic creativity to your teaching.

A qualification in vision impairment is not essential on appointment, but a commitment to undertake mandatory vision impairment training would be required.

Closing Date: 22 March 2021, 9am

Application form and further details available by email to the school:, alternatively, you can download the applicant pack

Informal visits to the school welcome.

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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