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  • Closing date

    29 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2022

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Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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Full-time equivalent salary


Assistant Head Teacher job summary

This is a new post and an exciting opportunity for somebody to join our leadership team. We are looking for an Assistant Head Teacher who possess both knowledge and experience of working with children with special educational needs and have an innovative approach to teaching and learning. The key role will be to establish high standards in relation to behaviour, attendance and will be responsible for safeguarding and welfare. They will be DSL trained and will line manager the Deputy DSL and Pastoral Leads.

The new Assistant Head Teacher will:

  • Be a fully qualified, experienced teaching professional with appropriate post graduate qualification and leadership experience
  • Possess a sound understanding of the current legislation and statutory regulations relating to education and care
  • A minimum of 5 years teaching experience
  • Be somebody who can demonstrate a professional commitment to leading improvement at a whole school level
  • Have excellent organisational and communication skills
  • A willingness to work under pressure and work to deadlines

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. To this end, you may be required to undergo pre-employment checks. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act & you will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced DBS check with barred list. If you have information to declare it may be protected under the Exceptions Orders and you may not be required to declare it. You will be asked to make a criminal conviction declaration if you are successful.
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About Sidestrand Hall School

School type
Special school, ages 7 to 19
School size
191 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19
Phone number
01263 578144

The School stands in 15 acres of land on the North Norfolk Coast. We have a range of specialist facilities on site including gardens, greenhouse, woods with a bike trail, a go-kart track, mechanics and construction workshops, science lab, food technology room, sensory room, purpose built Sixth Form and residential units.

Our mission statement demonstrates our purpose as moving Achievement beyond Expectation.

Sidestrand Hall has a highly qualified, skilled and committed staff who guide and support pupils through a range of learning experiences which provide them with the skills, knowledge and qualifications they need. All pupils follow the National Curriculum differentiated to their needs and the extended curriculum offers opportunities for outdoor learning, developing independence and being an active member of the community.

Every pupil leaves Sidestrand Hall with Nationally recognised qualifications that prepare them for their next steps and work towards the outcomes of the SEN code of Practice, Preparing for Adulthood – Employment/Education, Independent Living, Community Participation and Good Health.

Arranging a visit to Sidestrand Hall School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@sidestrandhall.norfolk.sch.uk.

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