Assistant Headteacher - Behaviour and Attitudes

Harbour Vale School, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4DN

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



Leadership 1-5

Assistant Headteacher - Behaviour and Attitudes job summary

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Assistant Headteacher at Harbour Vale School to join our passionate and hardworking senior leadership team. The person appointed will provide vision, ambition, leadership and direction, building upon the existing strong ethos and values of the school.

This role will focus on leading our whole school approach behaviour and attitudes to ensure the progress of our students. This is an outstanding opportunity to take on a key role in a school that works hard to enthuse students and instil in them high standards. This is a permanent post, offered on a full-time basis, commencing on 1 September 2022 in a wonderful and caring school.

Harbour Vale provide students with the right support and interventions that allow them to be proud if their achievements and celebrate even the small wins. The school has a capacity of 32 students and classes of up to 8 with a qualified teacher.

This role will be challenging, yet immensely rewarding. Working within our Trust, you will be supported by an experienced leadership team, strong governance and a committed staff. We will also offer an excellent package:
• a competitive salary
• high-quality CPD opportunities
• work collaboratively with Trust colleagues, sharing best practice and specialisms
• a strong sense of shared moral purpose and a real opportunity to transform the lives of young people

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About Harbour Vale School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
17 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16
Contact phone number
01935 316940

Our school is a pupil referral unit and we educate students who have been permanently excluded or are at risk of permanent exclusion from mainstream education at Key Stages 3 or 4.

We also offer SEMH places at KS4, short term turnaround placements and medical places in both KS3 & 4.

We have a capacity of 32 students, and this is growing each year. The need for specialist and PRU places in Dorset is increasing and with our new school buildings it is possible for Harbour Vale to grow and flourish to support children within our locality.

Arranging a visit to Harbour Vale School

If you wish to discuss this post or visit the school in advance of application, you are welcome to do so. Please contact the headteacher, Vicci Rashleigh- .

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