We are looking to recruit a resilient Assistant
Headteacher who wants to be part of our journey of continuous growth and
Headteacher will share in the leadership and corporate responsibility of
Hamilton School, whilst also providing a high-quality education to our
students, professional development to our wonderful staff and continuous
improvement school wide.
successful candidate will be:
- Experienced in working with students
with special needs, including but not exclusive to Autism and social, emotional
and mental health difficulties
- Committed to raising the
opportunities and progression of our learners and support them in all aspects
of their learning
- Experienced in bringing about
significant improvements for children and young people in an educational
In January 2020 Hamilton School joined the
Maiden Erlegh Trust family of schools, whose motto is “schools for the community, schools as a community”.
The aim for every school in the Trust, whilst espousing their values and ethos,
and having a core of common policies and procedures, will serve its own
community’s needs in a bespoke way and also create a feeling of community
within its own school. In that way all the potential and talents of every child
and every member of staff will be nurtured
Maiden Erlegh Trust
is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children
and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and supporting
everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust are expected
to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks
and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service
check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.
Hamilton School is an SEMH (Social, Emotional, and Mental
Health) Special School in Reading educating up to 64 students with Education,
Health Care Plans (EHCP).Our mission is to recognise each and every one of
our students as individuals, and to nurture their potential, developing the
whole child through a therapeutic approach. This means that you would have to be
a resilient character who is able to remain positive when dealing with
challenging behaviour. The school is proud to have
recently opened its doors to a state-of-the-art building with wonderful new
facilities for both pupils and staff.
part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities
across our schools. For our teaching team we offer a flexible CPD
programme which staff can tailor to their own needs which includes coaching and
training for new entrants to the profession and to support career returners.
a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff in to middle and senior
leadership posts and can offer opportunities to broaden your impact on the
sector through the work of the Maiden Erlegh Institute. Weare very happy
to discuss flexible working arrangements, including part-time working and
If you would like
to have an informal chat with the hiring manager or visit the school, please
email our recruitment team on email@example.com
who can help organise this.
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Please complete the online application.
Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.