Deputy Headteacher Alfreton Park Community Special School, Alfreton, Derbyshire

Job description

Alfreton Park Community Special School is a popular and successful special school catering for the needs of 86 pupils with a range of severe, profound and complex learning difficulties, aged 2-19 years. Judged as ‘good’ by OFSTED (November 2016), the Headteacher and governors are looking for an ambitious, dedicated, inspirational and enthusiastic professional to assist in the leadership of the school.

This is an amazing opportunity, as the school is entering the final phase of planning for its brand-new building, which is due to open in 2021. The Deputy, in conjunction with the SLT, will play a crucial role planning and managing the transition from the current site to the new build.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status or recognised equivalent.

Essential skills and experience

At least 5 years successful proven track record of excellent creative and structured teaching within the special needs environment.
Recent experience of working successfully as a middle/senior leader in a school.
Evidence of major whole school responsibilities and experience of turning policy into effective and successful practice.
Leadership of a significant area or phase or inclusion including responsibility for raising standards across the whole school.

About Alfreton Park Community Special School

Alfreton Park, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7AL
Not Applicable
Special School