19 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    4 February 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
£51,402 - £56,721

Job summary

Assistant Headteacher with Responsibility for Safeguarding, Wellbeing and Behaviour.

The Governors of Lampard Community School welcome applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to join our hard-working and highly effective Leadership Team in this key role.

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Headteacher with energy, drive and proven professional and ethical leadership skills to work closely with the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body to guide the school in its' next stage of development.

You will need to have experience in leading on statutory Safeguarding processes and have high aspirations for students with SEND, a strong commitment to the development of the school and the desire and drive to continually raise standards. You must be able to demonstrate how your initiatives have positively impacted on outcomes for learners with SEND.

This is a broad role and one which will be defined by the skills and experience of the successful candidate.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires a DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Applying for the job

Further information and application details are on our website at www.lampard.devon.sch.uk, the closing date is Friday 4th February 2022.

Applicants should submit an application form together with a covering letter to vacancies@lampard.devon.sch.uk by 9am on the closing date.

School overview

School type
Special school, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
132 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

About The Lampard Community School

We are an oversubscribed and thriving Special School, based in Barnstaple, North Devon. We cater for children aged 5-16 with complex SEND needs, all of whom have Communication and Interaction needs and are working significantly below age-related expectations academically. All of our students have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

We are a positive learning community, committed to providing our students with the best education to equip them to go on to lead active and fulfilled lives as adults in the modern world, where they realise their aspirations and make positive steps towards developing the skills needed for future employment.

Arranging a visit to The Lampard Community School

Contact the school on 01271 345416 for a visit.

School location

St John's Lane, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 9DD

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