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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    8 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: 52 - LCC/ASA Teachers 32.436 Base

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for


Qualified Teacher Status

Degree in relevant subject(s)

SEN Experience

Successful secondary teaching experience up to and including KS3 and GCSE (Level 2) in the English education system

Professional knowledge and experience

Have experience as English subject Lead/Head of department or equivalent

Have thorough up-to-date knowledge of and enthusiasm for the subject of English and Reading including the latest developments

Demonstrate a strong pedagogical understanding of the developments in teaching

Have excellent classroom and behaviour management skills

Understanding of and a commitment to Assessment for Learning

The ability to meet the needs of all learners in a mixed attainment class

Evidence of current continuous professional development


Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Effective/collaborative team member

Values working in partnership with parents and has confidence to engage with them

Ability to use and develop the skills of support staff

Ability to lead subject areas

The ability to develop positive relationships with children

Personal Qualities

Ability to relate well to children

Ability to work as part of a team

Flexible attitude to work

Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

Sense of humour

Enthusiastic, self-motivated, hardworking and dedicated

Professionalism – high expectations and standards

Good attendance record

Post Title


Personal Attributes required

(on the basis of the job description)


Commitment to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people

Commitment to equality and diversity

Commitment to health and safety

Fully support our vision for the best outcomes for all children

Commitment to all aspects of school life, extra-curricular, extended school activities and residential visits

Commitment to undertake professional development / INSET

What the school offers its staff

Do you want to work in a unique SEN school where your support will make a real difference to pupils’ lives and ambitions for their future?

We have an exciting opportunity for a creative & dynamic Senior Leader with a passion for English and Reading to lead in the development of the curriculum within our school. The successful candidate will, through dedication and creativity, inspire pupils from a senior level to succeed both in the classroom and beyond; candidates should be able to demonstrate a diverse range of skills and a positive attitude and will have a passion for a curriculum that will motivate and encourage pupils. They will inspire through the planning and delivery of English lessons as part of their teaching commitment. They will take the lead on the development of appropriate curriculums, resources, schemes of work, marking policies, assessment and teaching and learning strategies across the curriculum with a whole school focus on English and Reading.

You will be joining a supportive, talented and friendly staff team where ideas are shared, staff are listened to and you will help to shape the future direction of the school. Our pupils deserve the best leaders and teachers who can inspire and ensure the best outcomes possible. Our small classes mean that every pupil gets the right help, support and expert teaching to allow them to reach their true potential.

We would welcome applications from suitably qualified Teachers.

Commitment to safeguarding

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

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Rose School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 16
School size
66 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

SEMH Secondary School

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