Deputy Headteacher

Start Date:
01/01/2023
Interview Date:
Monday 3rd October
Pay Scale:
Salary Range L10 - L14
Location:
High Point Academy
Contract Type:
Permanent
Closing Date for Applications:
27/09/2022 9:00 am

Job Description

High Point Academy opened in September 2021. This new provision educates children and young people aged 11-16 years who all have an Education Health and Care Plan and a diagnosis of Autism. and a diagnosis of Autism.

Our students have a diagnosis including those with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and associated Moderate Learning Difficulties The school is an integral part of Forward Education Trust. It will respond to the individual needs of children and young people, helping them to build strategies to minimise the barriers to their learning; enabling them to prepare for adult life both educationally and emotionally.

The Trust is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, dynamic, innovative, and proactive leader; a change agent who is able to support the Head Teacher to create an outstanding school, that meets the needs of all our young people in an ever-changing educational landscape. The Trust is ideally looking for applicants who have secondary school special autism experience and can lead on the curriculum and outcomes.

The ideal candidate will be open to working collaboratively with the Trust and its schools, to maximise the educational and social opportunities available for children and young people at High Point Academy who often have complex additional needs.

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: 26th September 2022

Interviews: Monday 3rd 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.

 

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.

Related Documents

01. FET Application Form V06.22

02. FET Recruitment Monitoring Form

03. Privacy Notice For Job Applicants

04. High Point DHT JD Sept 22

 

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