Assistant Head Teacher

Start Date:
01/01/2023 or earlier
Interview Date:
13/10/2022
Pay Scale:
Salary Range L6 to L10
Location:
Lea Hall Academy
Contract Type:
Permanent
Closing Date for Applications:
06/10/2022 9:00 am

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Head Teacher to join the Senior Leadership Team at Lea Hall Academy part of Forward Education Trust, a growing Multi Academy Trust established in 2017 serving special schools across the West Midland area. Lea Hall Academy is brand new specialist day school for boys aged 7-14 who have social, emotional, and mental health needs (SEMH).

 

We are seeking an ethical leader who has track record of outstanding practise within an SEMH provision.

 

As Assistant Headteacher, you will be a member of the senior leadership team, you will be centrally involved in the overall leadership and management of the school and will play a leading role in upholding the Lea Hall Academy culture. The post holder will have specific responsibility for leading Key Stage 3, developing this area as the school grows.

The successful candidate will be an exemplary teacher who is highly experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated to share in the leadership and management of our school.

 

Candidates applying without SENDCo/DSP training must be willing to undertake said training without delay if required.

 

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 with SEMH needs
  • A friendly and inclusive working environment

 

You will offer us:

  • Your considerable skill as a good/outstanding teacher who has experience of working with children with SEMH
  • A proven ability to lead, enthuse and inspire a committed and highly effective teachers
  • Your flexibility, commitment and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Your ability to initiate and lead change in a positive way.

 

Forward Education Trust is committed to recruiting and retaining the highest quality staff. To do this, we have an Employee Value Proposition offering a range of benefits to help our staff on a personal and professional level, which includes:

 

Teacher Pension or Support Staff Local Government Pension – Employer Contribution FET HUB – information all in one place, access to a range of benefits Paid for Health Cash Plan – employee and dependent children benefit – option to add partner
Employee Questionnaire – Consultation with staff on a range of issues and ideas Salary sacrifice scheme – Cycle to Work Scheme Access to the NHS approved Thrive App – to support mental health & well-being
Comprehensive induction and probation support and an ongoing performance management & appraisal system Easy purchase scheme (salary deduction) – Smart Tech in association with Currys Enhanced Employee Assistance Programme – free, totally confidential advice, with face-to-face consultations
Personal & professional learning & development – including FLICK online learning and other resources Access to discounts and offers from Reward Gateway and MyPerks Occupational Health Service – accessible to support the needs of individual staff
Staff recognition – e-cards to celebrate success among colleagues Mental Health First Aiders Policies being developed to support positive health & well-being: Family Friendly Working, Special Leave of Absence, Flexible Working, Menopause
Staff recognition – awards throughout the year, in line with Trust behaviours and values A commitment to develop new ideas to show we really value what you do for our children

 

 

If you possess the necessary skills and drive and wish to work in an ethical and forward-thinking specialist SEMH provision, alongside a talented and driven SLT, this could be the job for you.

 

Prospective candidates would be very welcome to visit the school by arrangement prior to making an application.

 

Closing Date: Thursday 6th October at 9am

Interviews: Thursday 13th October 2022

For more information, and to request an application pack, please contact Jodie Massie at Hays Education on:

T: 0333 010 2667

E: FET@hays.com

 

Please note that only fully completed Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted; we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them in place of an application form.

The Trust may review applications upon receipt and may call applicants for interview prior to the advert closing date. Therefore, you are encouraged to make an early application for this role, and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date

Forward Education Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate must promote this ethos. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

 

 

Applications

To apply, please complete an application form and email it to recruitment@fet.ac

The Trust may review applications upon receipt and may call applicants for interview prior to the advert closing date. Therefore, you are encouraged to make an early application for this role and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date.

Please note that only fully completed Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted; we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them in place of an application form.

If you do not hear from the school within 14 days of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted. The successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to relevant pre-employment checks.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

 Forward Education Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate must promote this ethos.

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