Assistant Headteacher – Curriculum

  • Full time
  • Yeovil, Somerset
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • September 12, 2022

Assistant Headteacher – Curriculum

Caring, enthusiastic people needed to support pupils with Severe Learning Difficulties.

Start Date: To start January 2023 or earlier

The Headteacher and Governing Body of Fiveways School are looking to appoint a committed, motivational and dynamic Assistant Headteacher to form part of a newly structured leadership team.  As an Assistant Headteacher we will look to you to help drive school improvements and make a real difference for our staff and pupils.  We wish to find someone who will be committed to further developing our ‘school offer’ through outstanding curriculum knowledge, an understanding of pedagogy and passion for supporting pupils to achieve their best.  We wish to continue to foster and develop our reputation for being an open friendly, inclusive and nurturing school that welcomes and supports our children and their families.

The quality of all our staff lies at the heart of our very high standards.  Outstanding OFSTED 2005, 2008, 2014 & 2017.  Qualifications, commitment and experience of working with SEND pupils with Severe Learning Difficulties, would be desirable but not essential.

As a key member of the school’s Senior Leadership Team, the Assistant Headteacher will significantly contribute to the overall leadership and management of the school, be active in developing the school’s curriculum, promoting its aims, and supporting an ethos that promotes achievement and high standards.  The post will include some teaching commitment up to 0.4.

Fiveways School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with current and past employers and an enhanced DBS clearance.  References will be requested before interview.

The school employs a rigorous “safeguarding” approach to recruitment.

Fiveways School strives to ensure that no employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment than another on the grounds of age, disability, race, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion or belief, sexual orientation, sex or pregnancy and maternity.

Please note the school will be closed for the summer holidays.  Should you be shortlisted you will have the opportunity to have a tour of the school at interview.  For further information, please refer to our school website.

Job Description/Person Specification and Application Forms are available from the school website:

Deadline for receipt of applications:  Monday, 12th September 2022

Date for Interview:  Wednesday, 21st September 2022

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