This job expired on 19 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    6 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership Range 17–23 (£63,736 - £73,661)

Job summary

We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher who is passionate about learning, meeting the needs of individuals and supporting the whole child. You will take a leading role in developing our provision across the school, ensuring we maintain an innovative, creative and child-centred approach that enables our pupils to achieve beyond their expectations.

It is essential that you have experience of leading teams to improve teaching and learning, are innovative in your approach to curriculum design and have a proven record of successfully influencing and implementing action plans for school improvement. A good understanding of the use of data to inform school improvement is also essential, and the ability to inspire and motivate others. We are looking for someone who has drive, initiative and a relentlessly positive attitude.

If you would like to join our team and to lead us in our next ventures, we would love to hear from you.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
155 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01494 673740

About Alfriston School

Alfriston is an outstanding Special School with Sports College status for girls aged 11-19 with moderate learning difficulties and speech and language and communication difficulties. We currently have 150 girls on roll. We became an Academy on 1st March 2012. The school has been delivering high quality education since 1950. All the pupils have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) and are taught in small groups. Our staff are specialist subject teachers and are experienced in working with a range of special needs and abilities.

Pupils attend Alfriston from all over Buckinghamshire and some neighbouring counties. We also have weekly boarding provision for 20 pupils.

We consider the staff team as our most valuable resource. Training and development is a high priority in the school. There is also personal support given to staff to manage the diverse and challenging work needed to support pupils with significant special needs.

At present there are 60 staff employed at the school working in the teaching, support, residential and administrative teams. We are proud of the excellent standard of education provided at Alfriston.

Arranging a visit to Alfriston School

If you would like to make an informal visit please also contact Mrs Ellie Davison, via recruit@alfristionschool.com who will be delighted to arrange this for you.

School location

Penn Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2TS

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