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Deputy Headteacher

Vacancy Details

Salary: £56,579 to £62,426
Location: Elleray Park
Job Type: Permanent
Vacancy Group: Teaching
Category: Teaching Special
Closing Date: 11/10/2020
Date Posted: 09/30/2020
Reference: 0000032213


Leadership 14 - 18
Full Time Permanent
(Part time applications will be considered)
Required as soon as possible
The Head teacher and Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, dedicated and inspirational Deputy Headteacher who can join a team of professionals working with children with a wide range of complex needs including severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties, and autism. 

Elleray Park is an outstanding special school for pupils aged 2-11. The school is accredited by the National Autistic Society and the post holder should be an outstanding practitioner within this field.
Experience of working with pupils with special educational needs is essential and we are looking for a colleague who will demonstrate a high level of commitment of working with all stakeholders and commissioners. 

You will: 
Be an experienced senior leader in a mainstream /special school with responsibility for SEND.

Contribute to the vision and direction of travel for the school to ensure that it can meet the changing needs of the pupils and the requirements of the Local Authority.

Be an instigator of innovative developments as well as having the ability to implement, refine and shape these.

Have an appetite for change, have the ability to lead and inspire a committed and hard-working team to achieve and maintain excellent practice.

Have high expectations of pupils and support the curriculum delivery to ensure that they make good progress.

Be an excellent communicator in a wide range of settings, working with individual families and local communities.

Have the ability to collaborate and build effective partnerships with health and social care.

We can offer you: 

An exciting opportunity to be part of a leadership team that is committed to moving the school forward.

A hardworking and professional team of staff 

A commitment to offering effective Continuing Professional Development, including preparation for headship.

Supportive staff and senior management team.

A school with an excellent reputation in the community.

Closing date Tuesday 10 November 2020

Please contact Margaret Morris Headteacher for a preliminary discussion if desired. Pre-arranged visits to the school are welcomed; application form, job description and person specification are available on the school website.

Any offer of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.

Application forms for the above post are available online at Please return completed application forms to the school address below

Elleray Park School
Elleray Park Road
CH45 0LH
Tel: 0151 639 3594


Contact 1
Contact Name: Gillian Eccles
Telephone: 0151 639 3594
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