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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    1 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£58,959.00 - £63,430.00 Annually (Actual) Leadership Scale (range 10-13)

Assistant Head Teacher job summary

Sladewood Academy is the newest school within SAND Academies Trust and caters for pupils aged 4-11 years with a range of special needs including Moderate Learning Difficulties, Autism, Communication and Interaction Delays, Global Learning Delay, attachment and trauma related needs and a range of other complex needs. Sladewood is a Relational School where Ace Aware, Trauma Informed and Restorative Practice are at the heart of all we do, ‘Together we Thrive’.

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Head who will be part of the Senior Leadership Team. This is an exciting opportunity to support and shape a new school. It is expected that the Assistant Headteacher will have leadership and management qualities. In carrying out the professional duties of an Assistant Headteacher, and as part of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), s/he must feel confident to work with, and support, all the staff of the school across the age phases and a wide range of professionals within the Education, Health and Social Services.

The role is full time and includes a teaching commitment of approx. 2/2.5 days per week with PPA cover. Please see the job description for a detailed outline of the main duties and responsibilities of this position together with essential requirements for the role.

The Schools and the Trust

We are passionate that every child deserves the very best education. As a partnership we will: Improve outcomes, opportunities and life chances for children and young people, offer more / wider support for their families and share and develop staff expertise.

Our Benefits

By joining our team we can offer you, generous annual leave allowance, generous pension scheme (LGPS/TPS), Employee Assistance Program & Counselling, Occupational Health Service, Continuing Professional Development and Staff Get Staff Referral Scheme

Additional Information

SAND Academies Trust is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. As part of our Safe Recruitment Practice, we will need a completed application form before any offers, and all staff will require safeguarding/pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS, satisfactory health clearance and evidence of Right to Work in the UK. Please ensure that you have read and understood the information within the Candidate Information pack and understood our  Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders  which can be found on our careers page .

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