Assistant Head Teacher

Start Date:
01/01/2023
Interview Date:
07/10/2022
Pay Scale:
Salary Range L9 – L13
Location:
Hallmoor School
Contract Type:
Permanent
Closing Date for Applications:
27/09/2022 12:00 am

Job Description

Hallmoor School, a Forward Education Trust School, specialises in the education of pupils aged 5 to 19 years with a range of diagnosis including Moderate Learning Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum and Severe Learning Difficulties.   The school is committed to ensuring that all pupils achieve their full potential.

 

This is an opportunity to make a real difference. As a member of the school Leadership team, you will report to the Head Teacher and liaise closely with the Deputy Head to lead Key Stage 5 across the whole school. You will play a critical role in driving the school forwards on its journey towards an improved OFSTED inspection outcome.

You will have significant knowledge and experience of:

  • working in a special school setting with some leadership responsibility
  • mentoring staff and holding others to account
  • working within a number of key stages and phases
  • developing high and aspirational outcomes for learners with diverse needs and abilities

You will be required to:

  • mentor others to achieve consistently high standards of teaching and learning
  • lead pupil progress meetings with teams across the whole school
  • contribute significantly to the school development plan and whole school curriculum
  • be ambitious for the learning outcomes for all learners across the school

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.

 

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 who respond very positively to high quality teaching.
  • 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 special needs.
  • Your commitment to engaging and inspiring our pupils and the ability to make a real difference to their learning.
  • Your flexibility, commitment and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Your ability to initiate and lead change in a positive way.

If you feel you possess these qualities, are passionate about working alongside pupils with SEND and would like to shape their futures at a progressive school, then we would like to hear from you.

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

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

 

Closing Date:  Tuesday 27th September 2022 at 9am

Interviews: Friday 7th 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

 

 This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. Please note that only standard Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted, we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV).  Enhanced DBS clearance, Disqualification (regulations) 2009, prohibition checks and if overseas trained,  Certificate of good conduct will need to be obtained if applicable prior to interview.

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.

 

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.

Related Documents

JDPS AHT Hallmoor Sept 2022

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