• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    9 April 2021 at 4:00 pm

  • Date listed

    11 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L4 - L8

Job summary

We require for September 2021 a new Assistant Headteacher in our popular, welcoming and supportive Academy.

This role would suit a teacher with SEN experience or a mainstream leader looking to make a change. The successful candidate will lead safeguarding across the Academy and be involved in overseeing one of our curriculum areas

Salary: L4-L8

We are looking for a candidate who will:

• Lead on Safeguarding and behaviour across the Academy.
• Support staff, children and families and work closely with governors and external agencies.
• Understand and commit to our values.
• Be able to lead and deliver our behaviour principles.
• Work with staff to develop behaviour plans, risk assessments and ensure that the personal development of our children is exemplary.
• Maintain records of CPD, professional development and signpost staff and stakeholders to training
• Be able to work with small groups of children and young people with additional needs and provide education and opportunities to give them the best start in life.
• Be an excellent and reflective classroom practitioner with high expectations of all children and young people.
• Be able to lead, plan and develop creative, stimulating and appropriate learning activities;
• Be able to effectively track student progress, attainment, attendance and analyse data effectively;
• Be able to use assessment data to put into place a range of intervention strategies to ensure that all pupils make good progress and achieve high standards;
• Be able to engage and support parents and students in the Academy;
• Be able to work in collaboration with governors, support staff, phase leaders and external agencies to ensure all students achieve the best possible outcomes; have the ability to motivate, enthuse, engage and inspire our children, young people and staff.
• Be able to demonstrate flexibility, good teamwork and a commitment to the Academies values.

Employee benefits

Training and CPD to suit your individual training requirements.
• A committed, friendly, welcoming and supportive staff team;
• Excellent support from the headteacher, senior leadership team and governing body;
• High quality and bespoke professional and career development opportunities;
• Opportunities and potential for future roles.

Applying for the job

Apply either via E Teach or our Academy website:https://www.foxwood.notts.sch.uk/

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
116 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Ofsted report
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Contact phone number

About Foxwood Academy

Special Needs School
Foxwood Academy is a friendly 3-19 special Academy in Nottinghamshire, we were graded good by Ofsted in October 2017 and are looking to build a strong and effective team to take us into 2022 and beyond. We are currently a Single Academy Trust.

Our students needs are varied but in general we cater for children and young people with moderate and severe learning difficulties. Many of our children and young people have a diagnosis of Autism and a proportion have additional speech and language needs. Many of our children have spent time in mainstream settings but move to Foxwood for a more specialised environment and curriculum.

Progression for students through the Academy is via different pathways to meet the diverse needs of the children. The Preparing for Adulthood (PfA) framework is used as a part of our curriculum and includes outstanding provision in preparing young people for employment and their futures. We offer accreditation to our 14-19 year old young people up to GCSE level.

The Academy has established a broad and balanced curriculum built on values and principles that ensure all students are well prepared for life in modern Britain.

Arranging a visit to Foxwood Academy

Visits to the Academy are warmly welcomed and recommended. Please contact the Academy office, who will be happy to arrange a mutually convenient time for a visit.

Candidates will be shortlisted and invited to a virtual meeting with a small group of the Academy leadership team. Formal interviews will then follow.
Formal Interviews planned for W/C 26th April

School location

Derby Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 3GF

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