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Primary Phase Assistant Head Teacher and SENDCO (Gildredge House)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/186953/23896
  • Published: Thu 12/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 20/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £45,434 - £50,150 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Eastbourne

Job introduction

Salary: £45,434 - £50,150 per annum
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Friday 20 May 2022
Interview date: Week Commencing 23 May 2022

How to apply: Please download the Application pack from our website and email it to careers@gildredgehouse.org.uk

Who to contact if you have a query: If you wish to discuss the post further please contact c.geldard@gildredgehouse.org.uk


About the role

CLOSING DATE : Friday 20 May 2022 at 9.00am
START DATE: 1 September 2022
INTERVIEWS: Week Commencing 23 May 2022
HOURS: Full Time

  • Are you highly respected and able to galvanise people
  • around you?
  • Can you provide visionary thinking throughout a change
  • process?
  • Do you possess high emotional intelligence and resilience?
  • Do you relish a challenge?

If the answer to these questions is yes, then Gildredge House
wants to hear from you.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the post of Primary Phase Assistant Head Teacher and SENDCo for our all through 4-19 free school.

Our ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement (November 2018) is a strong foundation on which to build and develop the school. The challenge is to sustain and further improve through every aspect of Gildredge House.

In order to help deliver our vision we are looking to appoint an excellent Primary Phase Assistant Head Teacher and SENDCo who is committed to ensuring that we have a fully inclusive approach to the education of students with SEND, those in receipt of the Pupil Premium Grant and those students who have High Prior Attainment.

Within this context, the role of Primary Phase Assistant Head Teacher and SENDCo represents an exciting and rewarding professional opportunity.

You will help us continue to build on the success of our school, with a keen eye on developing curriculum and practice for students with SEND, PPG and High Prior Attainment, making sure no student is left behind.

You will contribute strategic and logistical skills in support of the school’s aims and development planning.

If you are ambitious for progression into Senior Leadership and have further ambitions for Deputy Headship or Headship then this role will provide a fertile environment for leadership development at the highest level of the establishment. You will receive expert coaching from the Head Teacher as you develop.

Salary range: £45,434.00 rising to £50,150.00 (Gildredge House Leadership Pay Scale points L4-L8, 2021-2022)

At Gildredge House each individual is known and valued. Students are inspired to discover their passions and realise their academic potential, taking advantage of an effective system of monitoring and support. The school's ethos and pastoral care systems are crucial to this and we pride ourselves on offering a caring and enriching environment for both students and staff.

Gildredge House offers:

  • Continuity of education for boys and girls aged 4-19
  • An expectation of high academic standards leading to Sixth Form studies
  • Smaller than average class sizes at KS4 and KS5
  • Strong discipline
  • Student leadership programmes
  • Excellent pastoral care
  • An extended school day for older students
  • A broad range of extra-curricular activities
  • Parent and community involvement

Our school motto: 'Aspire'

If you are interested in the position please download the Application Pack on our website.

Please complete the Application for Employment and References
& Monitoring Form and return to careers@gildredgehouse.org.uk
by 9.00am on Friday 20th May at 09.00am.

If you wish to discuss the post further, or arrange for a tour of the school and meet the Head of Primary, Mrs Catherine Geldard, please contact her at c.geldard@gildredgehouse.org.uk


Gildredge House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment with the school are subject to pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, a satisfactory Enhanced DBS with Children’s Barred List check and a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2006.

Please note that under the GDPR, by replying to this advert, you are consenting to Gildredge House processing and retaining your personal information for the purposes of this application. You have the right to withdraw your consent and ask for your data to be deleted at any time, however it will then not be possible for Gildredge House to process your application any further.

For further details please see the specific Privacy Policy for job applicants which can be found at https://www.gildredgehouse.org.uk/our-school/dataprotection/


Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.


  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/186953/23896
  • Published: Thu 12/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 20/05/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full-time
  • Salary: £45,434 - £50,150 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Eastbourne

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