We are looking for a dynamic Assistant Head to
join an exciting and innovative school. Through your creativity and passion,
you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young
people with complex needs and autism.
Split over three main sites with additional
Satellite provisions and Project Search, Phoenix supports young people aged
between 3 and 19. We are an award-winning and “Outstanding” school (Ofsted, Nov
2018) accredited through the National Autistic Society and praised for our
creative approaches. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare
of our young people.
a dynamic and motivated leader, you already have a passion for making a
difference. In this role, you will have every opportunity to live up to this
- You will be able to work creatively and
collaboratively, making the most of the extensive resources in an outstanding
- You will assist the Head of Secondary with the
teaching and learning and quality of education in Secondary.
- You will provide leadership and management
core areas within the curriculum.
- You will support the organisation of
- You will work with teachers to support
- You will support staff to ensure highest
standards of behaviour and achievement and the wellbeing of all staff and
- You will be the part of the Safeguarding team
- You will build caring relationships, providing
a friendly and warm welcome to our parents, governors and the wider community.
- A friendly and supportive school that values
collaboration. We encourage our whole
community to model our values and work together as one school.
- A creative and inspiring curriculum with bespoke
pathways and accreditation, to meet the needs of our students.
- A variety of fun whole school events to
celebrate the amazing Phoenix community.
- The support of our strong, caring and
committed staff and multi-disciplinary team including the Governing body and
the Senior Leadership Team.
- Access to Tower Hamlets Education Partnership:
THEP. Encouragement for you to develop
your leadership training, professional development and career progression.
you’re interested in learning more about our exciting curriculum and
approaches, please see our Teaching
and Learning Framework and the Phoenix
of working in a special school is not essential but some knowledge and
expertise of SEND is required.
are open to visits to the school.
you would like to discuss the post or visits, please contact Sandra Clarke, Head of Secondary Department, by email: email@example.com or call 020 8980 4740
form can be found on the School website www.phoenix.towerhamlets.sch.uk
return completed application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 9am, 5th
Shortlisting Date: 6th
Interviews & Assessment
Date: 17th or 19th October
It will not be possible to re-arrange these
dates. If you are intending to apply, please ensure you are available to attend
for an interview for the whole day.
The Governing Body of the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and staff. The Executive Headteacher must ensure that the highest priority is given to following all safeguarding guidance and regulations. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS clearance. All of the school's Safeguarding and Child Protection policies are available on the school's website. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.
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