This job expired on 22 March 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Standard School hours 32.5 a week with the requirement to work additional hours to ensure the effective running of the school and meet appraisal objectives.

Contract type


Pay scale

L5 £48,895

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an inspirational, creative, caring and forward-thinking Assistant Headteacher, determined to achieve the best possible outcomes for our pupils; who will reward them with enthusiasm, encouragement, humour, time and attention. The successful candidate will have school improvement and leadership experience, be able to build on our school’s existing strengths and continue the required improvement into the future.

What the school offers its staff

We support and develop young people with severe and profound learning difficulties, and associated needs such as autism, communication difficulties and complex health needs.

We take pride in working together to support pupils holistically, enabling them to develop socially, physically, emotionally and academically in order to succeed in life as independently as possible. We truly embody our school values of respect, fairness, kindness, pride, responsibility and resilience.

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 George Hastwell School Special Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
87 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19

School location

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