Assistant Headteacher

Danecourt School, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6AA

5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    10 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L4 - L9 - £45,434 - £51,402 per annum

Assistant Headteacher job summary

Are you someone who really wants to make their mark in a school that is committed to improving the lives of children with special educational needs? Then we have the role for you!

We area welcoming, vibrant primary school for children with special educational needs. We arelooking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational leader who is a talented SEN practitioner, to the post of Assistant Headteacher. We are seeking an individual who is able to lead, inspire, encourage and empower. Someone who is looking to use their energy and vision to make a real impact, contributing to and driving our school improvement journey.

This role would suit an existing Assistant Headteacher or leader who has a proven record as a highly effective teacher. You will have held positions of responsibility that have made a noticeable difference within your current school and must be able to offer the knowledge, skills and understanding to co-develop teaching and learning and implement a truly outstanding and aspirational curriculum to all the children attending Danecourt School.

At Danecourt we offer:

  • A dedicated, friendly, highly trained staff team
  • Extensive training package
  • Opportunities to further develop

So if you are an innovative thinker who is motivated by inspiring and encouraging pupils with special educational needs to achieve the very best they can, Danecourt could be the right school for you.

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About Danecourt School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
School size
234 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Danecourt Special School is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools in Greenwich and Kent. Our schools transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills.

We are a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The children who attend Danecourt have a wide breadth of need including complex learning difficulties, autism and social emotional mental health needs.

At Danecourt our mission is to provide all pupils with a ‘stimulating learning environment where every individual is valued, respected, safe and successful’. All pupils receive a personalised curriculum tailored to meet their specific needs.

The highly trained staff team maintains high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all reach their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. Staff work collaboratively with families and a range of other agencies in order to meet the pupils needs and as a result, they make strong progress academically, emotionally and socially. Pupil achievement is hugely valued and celebrated in a manner that is meaningful and appropriate for each pupil.

If you are interested in working with us come and visit, meet some of the pupils and staff to experience for yourself the quality of education given to all of our children and the unique atmosphere throughout our school.

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