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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Leadership Scale 4-7

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job overview

We are delighted to invite applications for the post of Assistant Headteacher at Prospect House Primary School to join us starting in September 2024.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a growing Special Educational Needs Primary School, supporting our pupils and colleagues to develop the school community in our beautiful purpose-built building.

Main purpose of the job:

In addition to those professional responsibilities which are common to all classroom teachers in the school, the post holder’s key responsibilities will be:

  • To be a proactive member of the Senior Leadership Team and support the Headteacher to secure the best educational provision and the highest possible outcomes for students.
  • To support the Headteacher in all aspects of school improvement, playing a strategic role in raising the standards of teaching, learning and student achievement together with the standards of attendance, behaviour and appearance of all students.
  • To take full responsibility for leading and managing significant aspects of the school under the overall direction of the Headteacher.

What the school offers its staff

Key relationships:

The Assistant Headteacher will work with the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), the Local Governing Body, the Staff, and wider stakeholders to support the development and implementation of the direction and strategy for the School.

Working for us

Great schools thrive because of the great people in them.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work, providing a supportive culture with opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do.All schools in the Trust have signed up to the education staff wellbeing charter as a declaration of support to the wellbeing and mental health of everyone that works at Prospere Learning Trust.

Prospere Learning Trust offers a variety of employee benefits, including;

  • a commitment to continuous professional development for all colleagues
  • membership of Bupa Level 1 Health Plan which allows employees to claim money back for a range of health expenses such as prescriptions and dental treatments
  • access to counselling, financial, legal and personal advice provided through either our free Bupa or Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including confidential 24-hour support
  • access to Cyclescheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) contributions and Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS) contributions
  • We’rehappy to talk flexible workingwhere possible to help employees achieve a healthy work life balance.

The closing date for applications is 14 April 2024 and interviews will take place on 3 May 2024.

Applying to work for us

Applications will only be accepted on the TES application formand references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage.Applications may not be considered if they are incomplete, you must provide information on all employment since leaving full time education and an explanation for any gaps. We cannot accept CV's.We encourage early applications and reserve the right to close this vacancy before the planned closing date.

Please note that guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary. This is not a role in which the Trust sponsors a visa application. If you have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the Trust will also require additional information in order to comply with safer recruitment requirements. Any job offer will be conditional on the satisfactory completion of the necessary pre-employment checks including receipt of satisfactory references.Whilst we offer flexibility where possible, we acknowledge that certain roles require a specific environment or on-site presence to meet operational requirements.

Safeguarding Children

All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Further details about the role

Equality Statement

At Prospere Learning Trust we are committed to creating a community of belonging. This means we continually celebrate the diverse communities within our schools and the communities we serve. As an equal opportunity and disability confident employer, we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

If you would prefer to request an application pack by email or post, or should you require any additional support in completing your application, please feel free to contact us on 0161 527 7953 or via e-mail atjobs@prospere.org.uk

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)
medical
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 Prospect House Specialist Support Primary School

School type
Free School, ages 3 to 11
School size
80 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Prospect House is a new free special primary school which opened temporarily on the Grange School site in September 2020. In June of 2022, the school community moved into the permanent school site in Higher Blackley North Manchester. The school is the first school in the Trust to be open north of the city offering places for children with very significant learning needs and other associated additional needs, aged 3 – 11 years old. The brand new purpose built site offers specialist facilities including a state-of-the-art hydropool including changing room to pool hoisting, ASC friendly classrooms and corridors, Food Technology Room, Library, Immersive Learning Room, Sensory Regulation Room, Parent Room, Pets as Therapy Dogs (Alfie and Ovie) and two KuneKune Pigs (Sebastian and Dolores).

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