Deputy Headteacher (Headstart School)
Salary: £53,672 - £63,435 with £2,270 SEN
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Monday 3 July 2023
Interview date: To commence from Monday 15 May 2023
How to apply: Please use the following link Recruitment & Vacancies | Headstart School. Please note, only application forms will be taken into consideration for shortlisting.
About the role
Headstart School is an ambitious Independent special needs school which was established in 1999.
It has a proven track record of success with learners on the Autistic Spectrum including those with complex needs. We have students from age 9 to 16 and following onto our Post 16 courses up to the age of 21. Headstart School has the benefit of two sites: both situated in the East Sussex countryside, one on the outskirts of the village of Ninfield and the other at Golden Cross, both with their own mini-farm, small animal and pet area and horticultural pods.
We are seeking a forward-thinking, highly motivated and experienced Deputy Headteacher to join our team for September 2023. The Deputy Headteacher will support the Executive Headteacher in moving the school forward and cultivating the family ethos and culture within the school. This role will also involve being the Designated Safeguarding lead.
Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged via the school office on 01424 893803 Career and professional development is supported.
Please note, only application forms will be taken into consideration for shortlisting.
Visits are welcome
Annual Salary: Independent Teachers Leadership Pay Scale
Deadline: This is part of a rolling recruitment procedure and early application is advised.
Interview dates: These will be held as part of an ongoing recruitment procedure.
Start date: 01/09/2023
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Natasha McGibbon, (HR) should you require any further details)
Headstart School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check along other procedures and checks as part of our safeguarding procedures. References with specific safeguarding questions will be requested.
All staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All staff should be aware of the school's Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.
The school is an equal opportunities employer.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.