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Assistant Head of School

Glendinning Academy, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 4HD

This job expired on 4 December 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£44,305 - £46,548

Pay scale

L1 - L3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, dynamic Assistant Head of School at Glendinning Academy, a Special Academy for pupils aged from 7 to 16 years. Our ideal candidate will have excellent teamwork and communication skills, boundless patience and resilience and the ability and enthusiasm to make a difference with pupils who have a range of special educational needs. We are looking for someone who embodies the Trust’s values; someone who has diverse experience, as well as a passion for working with young people with additional needs.

The successful candidate will work supportively with the Principal and Senior Leadership Team in; ensuring high quality teaching and learning and leading staff. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to lead strategically on key areas in our drive for continuous improvement and we are looking for applicants who have a proven record of accomplishment of success, have a positive approach and are determined to make a difference to the lives of our young people.

You will not work alone. Wave Multi Academy Trust works as a collegiate team across the Southwest and as a result, there is the opportunity to work with peers in internal professional networks as well as benefit from a supportive Executive Team who are highly committed and dedicated to success.

Informal conversations are welcomed and encouraged, for an informal conversation email Sam Gilronan, sgilronan@waveedu.org

For a full list of duties, please see the job description.

About the Academy

Glendinning Academy is a 120 place Special School for children aged from 7 to 19 with social interaction and communication needs including those on the Autism Spectrum.

Pupils have Education, Health and Care Plans with primary needs of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) or Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN).



What the school offers its staff

Work with Wave: What’s in it for you?

  • Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Counselling
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Professional Development & Training
  • Salary depending on experience
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Tech Scheme
  • Free Will Writing Benefit
  • Health & Wellbeing Champion
  • Company sick pay dependent on service
  • Free refreshments in workplaces

Wave Trust: What we believe and what we do

Wave are an established and successful Multi Academy Trust, comprising of Alternative Provision Academies (APAs), Medical Academies (including Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s child and adolescent mental health unit ‘Sowenna’).

We provide education for vulnerable pupils aged 4 – 19 across Devon, Cornwall and we are expanding to Somerset with our special free school. The Trust has a national reputation for the delivery of outstanding pupil outcomes including enabling pupils to access the most appropriate education setting and transition to employment, training and higher or further education. The Trust educates over 1000 pupils and employs over 350 members of staff.


Commitment to safeguarding

Wave is dedicated to the safeguarding of children and Safer Recruitment Procedures will be followed. The position requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

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About Glendinning Academy

School type
Free School, ages 7 to 19
School size
89 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

Arranging a visit to Glendinning Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sgilronan@waveedu.org.

School location

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