• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    13 May 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    26 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L8 - L13 (£50,151 - £56,720)

Job summary

Selworthy School is a special school for learners age from 4 – 19 with Complex/Severe Learning Difficulties.
As we continue to expand we are seeking to appoint an experienced teacher to the post of Assistant Headteacher. The post holder will be responsible for the strategic leadership of Key Stage 4.

You will work in partnership with other members of the Senior Leadership Team to provide high level strategic, management and operational direction for the school, sharing the responsibility for setting, maintaining, monitoring and improving standards.

We are looking for a professional who: 
has the knowledge and skills to lead on the academic and welfare needs of our Key Stage 4 learners; 
is an excellent and ambitious classroom teacher; 
has a proven track record of improving outcomes for learners; 
has a good understanding of current educational developments; 
has relevant experience of contributing to whole school issues; 
is a strategic thinker with the ability to motivate and inspire colleagues and learners; 
is outward looking; 
is an excellent communicator; 
has the energy, commitment and enthusiasm to help us to realise our vision to become outstanding;

If you are passionate about making a real difference and improving our school for the benefit of the learners, staff and wider community we shall be delighted to receive your application.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
117 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number

About Selworthy Special School

4 - 19 Special School

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School location

Selworthy Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8HD

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