Assistant Headteacher Behavior and Attendance

Woolston Brook School, Select, Cheshire, WA1 4JL

This job expired on 27 June 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    7 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



L6 - L10

Assistant Headteacher Behavior and Attendance job summary

The Governors of Woolston Brook School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly organised and committed school leader to join our Senior Leadership Team from September 2022.

Woolston Brook is Warrington’s Specialist setting for pupils in Key stage 2 – 4 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. Having been assessed as ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in January 2019, the successful applicant will join our school at an exciting time in our development, as we review our behaviour and attendance policy and practice, and under the direction of the Head teacher, will play a key role in driving forward our agenda for excellence as it relates to our behaviour and attendance culture.

The appointed candidate will have:
• Significant experience, knowledge and understanding of the academic and personal development needs of children with social emotional and mental health needs
• A high level of interpersonal skills used with pupils, adults and professionals.
• A record of successful experience of contribution to whole school initiatives
• Meticulous record keeping skills, and the ability to plan, organise, manage others, and prioritise records and own workload.
• Enthusiasm for training others and delivering CPD in understanding and supporting the SEMH needs of young people exhibiting challenging behaviour.
• An understanding of the barriers to learning faced by disadvantaged children and their families, and how to support children in their emotional well-being
• An understanding of the assessment process for CAMHS, early help and other statutory interventions, including local criteria for action.
• A commitment to excellence for all pupils
We offer you:
• An opportunity to play a major role in the development of a fabulous school
• A dedicated, supportive and friendly staff
• Excellent relationships with Local Schools and the LA
• Happy children who enjoy coming to school, and parents who strongly support our nurturing ethos
• A supportive Governing Body

Closing date for applications: 4.00 pm Monday 27th June 2022

Shortlisting: Tuesday 28th June 2022. Those not successful at shortlisting stage will not be notified.

Interviews: w/c 4th July 2022

Woolston Brook School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced disclosure application through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Woolston Brook School

School type
Special school, ages 7 to 16
Education phase
School size
67 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 16
Contact phone number
01925 818549

SEMH Specialist School for pupils in Key Stage 2 - 4

Arranging a visit to Woolston Brook School

Visits to the school are welcomed.
Please contact Mrs Maureen Brettell, Head Teacher of the school for an appointment.

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