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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    5 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday Term Time, plus INSETs and Twilights plus directed hours

Contract type


Pay scale

Group 7 School. Salary commensurate to experience of candidate

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking someone who:

  • can work using the principles of Ethical Leadership, promoting psychological safety at all times
  • has in-depth knowledge of SEN, including the latest developments in pedagogy
  • has the proven ability to challenge, empower and nurture, staff and pupils, to ensure that the school remains a leading advocate of teaching, learning and excellence
  • has vision and strategic thinking; the ability, creativity, energy and ambition to plan and lead constructive change whilst retaining all that makes Brookfields outstanding
  • is an effective communicator, with strengths in engaging with, inspiring and motivating pupils, staff, parents/carers, governors, our neighbouring schools and the wider community
  • can translate ideas into realistic projects to facilitate even better outcomes for pupils

In the first instance your role will include but is not limited to, responsibility for the Secondary School provision at Brookfields and working with the Curriculum Leads.

What the school offers its staff

What we offer you:

For your hard work and commitment we reward you with a highly competitive salary. With us you’ll get to bring learning to life and make a genuine difference to the lives of our pupils – plus you’ll receive:

  • Training: A full induction and on the job training
  • Progression and opportunity: If you are interested in future career development, for the right candidate, we offer the opportunity to undertake an NPQH or other professional qualification that will benefit you and the school. We have evidence of promotion at every level within the school
  • Wellbeing: a host of wellbeing tools and advice including employee assistance
  • A generous site in a well-established community location close to the river Thames and the beautiful surrounding countryside
  • Relocation package at the discretion of the Governors

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity in all aspects of our activities as an employer and education provider

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About Brookfields Special School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
238 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
0118 942 1382

SEN School catering for 3 to 19 year olds

Arranging a visit to Brookfields Special School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@brookfields.w-berks.sch.uk.

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