19 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    17 December 2021 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    19 November 2021

Important

This teaching role is at more than one school in the local authority. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role
Leadership
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L15-L19

Job summary

Deputy Headteacher - SEND

Lime Trust is looking for two Deputy Headteachers to work in our Peterborough hub, which incorporates 3 primaries and 1 special schools.

The Trust consists of 8 schools in total, 4 of which are special and 4 primary, in Cambridgeshire and North and East London.

The salary for this post is Leadership range L15-L19.

Trust vision and values

The Trust’s vision is to provide high quality education for pupils through school-to-school collaboration and Trust direction, high challenge and high support. All schools in the Trust strive to improve life chances for all and be respected in their local communities.

The Lime Way:

Always working to be brilliant
Putting children first
Setting the standard
Building capacity-rich schools

The Values we embed in our schools are:

Respect
Equality
Self-worth
Partnership
Enjoyment
Communication (a voice for all)
Trust

The successful candidate

The successful candidate will work as part of the leadership team to drive school improvement, promote best practice and contribute to the aims and ethos of the Trust. Candidates should be inspiring leaders, as well as outstanding practitioners who can motivate, manage and build effective teams specifically within SEND. You should share our values and be passionate about creating an environment that supports personalised learning and that prepares our pupils for the next stage in their life.

We are looking for a leader who can demonstrate:

Leadership and management of SEND to develop paedology, curriculum and delivery of strategies
Proven track record of good school improvement
Excellent leadership, organisational and interpersonal skills
Excellent classroom practice, effectively meeting individual needs
The desire and experience to take a lead role within one of our schools
Ability to provide pupils with the excitement of a relevant, challenging and creative curriculum that raises standards of education for all
A clear understanding of the SEND Code of Practice and experience of working with children with a range of complex needs
A commitment to ensuring all pupils achieve their full potential and to set high expectations for every child and ensure all pupils achieve these standards
High expectations of themselves and others
Experience of leading change and improvement across a school

We are looking forward to hearing from candidates who have ambitions for a leadership role and are ready for a post that has a high level of challenge and reward. You will be part of an excellent team and will be given support to develop to your full potential both in this role and beyond.

Recruitment timetable

Closing date: 17 December 2021

Shortlisting: 4 January 2022

Interviews: January date tbc 2022

Visits to our schools are warmly welcomed. Please contact Rachael Holland, Director of Education by telephone 07821303581 or email Rachael.Holland@limetrust.org, to arrange this.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check).

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Schools overview

About the schools

The Trust consists of 8 schools in total, 4 of which are special and 4 primary, in Cambridgeshire and North and East London.

School details

Lime Academy Abbotsmede

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
428 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Lime Academy Orton

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
Education phase
School size
145 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

Lime Academy Parnwell

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
313 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Lime Academy Watergall

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
Primary
School size
347 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

Arranging a visit to one of the schools

Visits to our schools are warmly welcomed. Please contact Rachael Holland, Director of Education by telephone 07821303581 or email Rachael.Holland@limetrust.org, to arrange this.

School locations

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