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  • Start date details

    Required: September 2024 or October 2024 (if notice period required)

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

£58,500 - £63,745 (L3-L7) per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint an Assistant Head teacher with an outstanding record of managing children with challenging behaviour and ensuring good progress. The successful candidates will be responsible for ensuring strong pastoral support.

What the school offers its staff

We wish to appoint an Assistant Head teacher with an outstanding record of managing children with challenging behaviour and ensuring good progress. The successful candidates will be responsible for ensuring strong pastoral support.

The Assistant Head teacher will advise schools regarding the delivery of specific programmes aimed at developing the social and emotional skills of the pupils within their school. The successful candidates will need a high level of resilience and a commitment to working as a team to support vulnerable children. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent leadership qualities.

Victoria Drive is an,” Outstanding” and inspiring Primary Pupil Referral Unit that prides itself on the highly effective working partnership with Wandsworth Primary Schools. It uses a therapeutic, nurturing approach to support pupils who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMHD). The core objective of the work is to sustain very low levels of exclusion by promoting the inclusion of pupils and strengthening schools’ capacity to respond to pupils’ needs.

We actively promote a holistic and trauma informed approach to support our pupils to obtain meaningful outcomes, raise achievement levels and improve self-esteem. A strong admin background and knowledge of the SEND process of Assess, Plan, Do and Review is desirable, as contributing to referrals, assessments and reporting on progress features strongly in this role.

Experience of teaching within a specialist Social, Emotional and Mental Health setting is not required.

Visits to the PRU are encouraged. Please contact the School Business Manager to book a visit.


Further details about the role

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/.

For any further details, please contact Sarah Parmenter, School Business Manager by phone: 020 8780 2360, or by email: admin@victoriapru.wandsworth.sch.uk

Completed application should be returned to the school by either email admin@victoriapru.wandsworth.sch.uk or post.

Closing date: Friday, 14th June 2024 Interviews: TBC

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

Victoria Drive Primary Pupil Referral Unit (PRU)
78 Victoria Drive, Southfields
London SW19 6HR

Commitment to safeguarding

Victoria Drive PRU is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

The successful candidate will be required to have DBS clearance prior to starting work.
Victoria Drive PRU is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs

This job post has expired.

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About Victoria Drive Primary Pupil Referral Unit

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
School size
0 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Victoria Drive is a warm, welcoming and inclusive Primary Pupil Referral Unit that prides itself on the highly effective working partnership with Wandsworth Primary Schools .It provides expert teaching and support to pupils who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) including Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMHD). The core objective of the work is to sustain very low levels of suspensions by promoting the inclusion of pupils and strengthening schools’ capacity to respond to pupils’ needs.

Arranging a visit to Victoria Drive Primary Pupil Referral Unit

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@victoriapru.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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