Thank you for showing an
interest in our school. Broomfield SILC is an inspiring place to work and
learn, where children are at the forefront of all decisions we make.
Following the promotion of the
current post holder, we are seeking to appoint an exceptional Assistant Headteacher
to support the Leadership team in enhancing strategic direction, vision and
operational management. Providing specialist expertise and highly
visible leadership, our ideal candidate will contribute in securing and driving
forward the educational experience of all pupils. They will present as an outward facing
professional within the school, ensuring that the vision and priorities are
clearly articulated, shared and translated into agreed objectives and
operational plans which permeate all aspects of school life and promote and
sustain school improvement.
We will welcome applications
from mainstream or special backgrounds, who are talented and ambitious, looking
to take their next step in senior leadership.
For an informal chat about the
role and the school / visit, please contact Kathryn Bryan, Headteacher at Broomfield@broomfieldschool.org.uk
Broomfield SILC is an equal opportunities
employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and
young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An
enhanced DBS check is required for appointment to this post.
Letter to Prospective Candidates
SILC is a generic special school for pupils aged 2 to 19 years with 3 sites:
our main site and 2 partnership sites at Windmill Primary and Rodillian
Secondary. The SILC is
based in the South of Leeds and caters for a wide range of needs from moderate
learning difficulties; severe learning difficulties; complex and multiple
learning needs; Autism and social and emotional and mental health needs. Some
students have additional needs – physical; medical; speech and language;
visual, hearing or sensory impairment. We are a very popular choice for
parents and carers and currently have 228 pupils on roll.
secured a ‘Good’ Ofsted in March 2023 where inspectors commented that leaders
have ‘high ambitions’ and ‘high aspirations for all pupils’ and
that ‘staff are proud to work in our
school’. I am very proud of our
school community where staff are committed to supporting young people to fulfil
their potential and prepare them fully for their future, particularly focusing on
communication, independence, and emotional regulation.
We wish to
appoint an Assistant Headteacher with a proven track record of successful
leadership who is inclusive and truly committed to the holistic development of
all our children. This is an opportunity for someone who is ambitious and has
the desire to lead, inspire and motivate others. The right candidate will be committed to
ensuring all our learners meet their full potential through innovative and
creative thinking and the post will involve all aspects of Leadership in the
areas of SEND, Attendance and Safeguarding.
We are looking
forward to welcoming someone with the determination and drive to take the
school forward in our journey to ensuring consistency and outstanding practice
across all our Teaching and Learning Groups.
A visit is really
the only way to see what we truly offer. I would be delighted to show you
We promote diversity and want a
workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Applications are welcome from
all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or
Recruitment Statement: The
school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and
expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced
Access: The Broomfield main site and our
partnership sites have disabled access facilities, including a lift. For further
details and recruitment pack please contact Broomfield South SILC by email email@example.com our website; www.broomfieldschool.org.ukor by telephoning Ruth Hall on
Reg Charity no; 1143948
Broomfield SILC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.
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