Assistant Head Teacher (Learning and Achievement)

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Special Education

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  • Contact:

    Tomas Oates

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Are you an experienced Assistant Head Teacher or a learning and achievement specialist looking for your next role in a special school? We're looking for an Assistant Head Teacher to work in a Residential Special School which supports children and young people with profound communication difficulties providing high-quality care, education and therapeutic support. You will be part of an inspiring leadership team working towards the school's overall improvement and to move from "Good" to "Outstanding" Ofsted.

The roles involve taking a lead on provision mapping and having responsibility for ensuring the best possible curriculum offer, provision, wellbeing, progress and achievement for all children. You will work closely with care managers and will take part in the operation management of the school from day to day. The role will also involve 50% of your time teaching during which you will be expected to demonstrate a high standard of teaching and learning with each pupil.

You should have;

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Experience in accurate assessment, recording and monitoring
  • Have a working knowledge of a range of Communication methods
  • Experience teaching pupils aged 9 to 19 in a special school setting.