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.
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
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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