20 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

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

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£50,807 - £56,082

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Title: Assistant Headteacher – Curriculum and Assessment Lead

Location: Peak School, Buxton Road, Chinley, High Peak, Derbyshire SK23 6ES

Grade/Scale: Leadership Points 04-08 £50,807 to £56,082

Start date: September 2024

Contract: Assistant Headteacher Full Time and permanent

Peak is an age 2-19 special school, with 82 pupils with a range of learning difficulties and diverse needs.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding leader, committed to achieving the best outcomes for our pupils. If you enjoy a challenge and want to make a difference come and join our team! We promise you an exciting, stimulating journey towards excellence for our pupils and our staff.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits include: Teachers’ Pension Scheme, school holidays, Westfield Health membership and free parking.

For further information, please contact me via email at jhowarth@peakschool.co.uk. To apply, please read the advertisement in full and apply at https://www.esteemmat.co.uk/vacancies.

Closing date for applications: 12 May 2024 (23:59)

Provisional Interview Date: 23 May 2024

We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates upon application and may close the application process prior to this date

Peak School and Esteem Multi-Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students. We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that unfortunately, on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

Commitment to safeguarding

Esteem Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students. We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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About Peak School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
79 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

We are a nursery to 19 Special School Academy in the north west corner of Derbyshire. We cater for children and young adults with a whole range of needs, particularly those with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), communication difficulties, and those with extremely challenging behaviour linked to their associated learning difficulties.

Most pupils at Peak work outside the National Curriculum and we are proud to offer an individualised curriculum which is built around our four key areas:

Physical and Movement
Emotional and Expressive Arts
Accessing the World and Communication
Knowledge and Know-how

We are located in a beautiful, rural environment in the village of Chinley, where we make full use of the local amenities and make a point of filling our curriculum with outdoor activities.

We also have a number of specialist on-site facilities and services:

Hydrotherapy Pool
Sensory rooms and Sensory Garden
Fully equipped kitchen / catering learning environment for our post-16 pupils
On site nurse, visiting Physiotherapist and Speech and Language therapist.
Our location in north west Derbyshire, on the edge of the Peak District, means we are also accessible for pupils who may live in Cheshire, Stockport, Tameside (Greater Manchester) and also Sheffield.

We are currently Ofsted rated ‘Good’ – with outstanding for Behaviour and Welfare – and we are working hard to ensure we achieve outstanding results in our next inspection.

Further information about our academy can be found on the website at www.peak.derbyshire.sch.uk

Arranging a visit to Peak School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jhowarth@peakschool.co.uk.

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