2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    18 April 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    12 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L8 - L12

Job summary

Following the restructure of our Leadership Team Seven Hills School is looking for a hardworking and committed Assistant Headteacher to join the school from September 2021. This appointment will enable the post holder to take up a key role in school as we continue to deliver the very highest standards of education and care. You will have the capacity to challenge, support and inspire with a positive attitude and sense of humour!

If you are a dynamic, inspirational leader, keen to take on a new challenge and ambitious to make a difference to the lives of our young people, we look forward to receiving your application.

The focus of this role will be leadership of the learning journey that students take during their time at Seven Hills, particularly transitions. You will work with students, colleagues, parents and other professionals to ensure that every students’ journey through Seven Hills and beyond, is as positive as it can be, preparing them well for adult life

Applying for the job

Please supply the following information

• A completed Sheffield City Council Application form including:

o Details of which curriculum area or areas you are able and willing to teach
o A statement which details how your experience to date has prepared you to fulfil this role in strategic leadership, and how you intend to use this in preparing our young people for employment and adulthood for the next stage of their learning
o An updated record of your most significant CPD and what impact it has had on your practice
o Employment history
o Qualifications gained

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Special school
Education phase
School size
169 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
0114 2743560

About Seven Hills School

Seven Hills School is a co-educational secondary special school co-located with a Catholic High School near the centre of the city. We cater for pupils from 11 to 19 years of age. The school is maintained by Sheffield Local Authority (LA).

All pupils have learning difficulties and many have other associated difficulties relating to communication, behaviour, sensory, physical and/or medical needs. In common with many other special schools, pupils admitted have increasingly complex needs. A high proportion of pupils are from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Approximately 25% of pupils are from an ethnic minority background.

We seek to appoint enthusiastic and committed individuals who can make a positive contribution to the learning and well being of our pupils. This is an exciting time during the life of this new school and this role would suit confident individuals who can contribute creatively to the development of curriculum and pedagogy.

The mission and purpose of Seven Hills School is to provide high quality inclusive education for young people aged 11 -19 with learning difficulties, physical disabilities and complex and multiple learning needs, in a safe and stimulating environment.

Seven Hills School is an inspirational community, which nurtures talents, shares learning and celebrates life. Students are challenged to achieve their full potential in all areas.

Seven Hills students are supported and inspired to develop:
• Courage to stand up for what is right
• Self-esteem to follow their dreams
• Determination to keep going even when faced with challenges
• Joyfulness to find the good in the world around them
• Open-mindedness to value differences and to explore possibilities
• Honesty to share their thoughts
• Friendliness to develop positive relationships

Staff put no limits on learning and build powerful relationships with all student to foster learning and development.

Each student is treated as a unique individual with talents and gifts to be developed, shared and celebrated.

School location

Granville Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 2RJ

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