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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L11 - 15 (£ 56,796 - £62,561)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Westhaven School is recruiting for an Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for KS4 and KS5. We are looking for an outstanding practitioner with a passion for providing young people with complex barriers to learning with the best possible education. You will have an understanding of the difficulties faced by learners with additional needs, of the qualification framework for 14 - 18 year olds and of the skills and knowledge needed to lead, manage and inspire a group of passionate practitioners. The successful candidate will need to be energetic, compassionate and have a strong sense of moral purpose, as well as excellent communication skills.

What the school offers its staff

Above all, we provide a supportive and collaborative working environment where you can flourish in your career and feel incredibly rewarded by helping those who need it most.

Further details about the role

Applications must be completed in full. Only complete applications will be considered and CVs will not be accepted under any circumstances.

Westhaven School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to DBS Barred List and Enhanced DBS Disclosure checks and satisfactory references. We will be undertaking an appropriate online search for shortlisted candidates. You can find our safeguarding policy on our school website.

Commitment to safeguarding

Westhaven School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to DBS Barred List and Enhanced DBS Disclosure Checks and satisfactory references. We will be undertaking an appropriate online search for shortlisted candidates.
You can find our safeguarding policy on our school website.

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About Westhaven School

School type
Special school, ages 4 to 18
School size
182 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Phone number
01934 632171

Westhaven School is a specialist school, with a unique environment set in the beautiful village of Uphill near Weston-super-Mare, for learners who experience complex barriers to learning. We support learners between 4 and 18 years of age and celebrate their achievements, efforts and accomplishments. This ensures a shared sense of achievement, with learners developing and enhancing their self-confidence, self-esteem and overall well-being.

Westhaven School believes and adheres to a learner-centred approach and we strive to provide an aspirational educational provision that goes beyond the National Curriculum. Our learners are afforded opportunities to build friendships, show and receive respect, feel valued, and be accepted for who they are whilst achieving a sense of belonging.

Westhaven School works closely with other organisations and external professionals to meet learners’ needs and develop their next steps. We ensure that our learners, staff, parents/carers, and Governors feel valued, inspired and prepared.

Arranging a visit to Westhaven School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email trudy.hudson@westhavenschool.org.uk.

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