This job expired on 22 November 2023

  • Start date details

    April 2024 start with earlier start negotiable

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

Visa sponsorship

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: Full Time Role

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership 14- Leadership 20

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will work collaboratively with the Headteacher, Oak Partnership Trust and Governors, holding specific responsibility for areas of strategic development of the school, developing and implementing robust school improvement strategies to enable Hill View to provide the very best education.

You will demonstrate clear and effective leadership working closely with the Senior Leadership Team and Domain Leaders to ensure continued development creating strong foundations for the future of Hill View School. You will help us build a supportive staff team who are dedicated to the learners and will work diligently to implement the vision and values of Hill View School.

What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting opportunity to influence the direction of Hill View School to further improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable children and young people in South Somerset.

Are you looking for a once in a career opportunity to help shape a brand new school, make a significant impact, and real difference, while applying and developing your skills and knowledge further? If so, then joining Hill View School as it begins its aspirational journey is a great opportunity for you.

Further details about the role

Key Responsibilities:

  • Formulating and driving the school's aims and objectives

  • Establishing and implementing policies for achieving aims and objectives

  • Managing staff and resources effectively

  • Monitoring progress and reporting to the Governors

  • Leading strategic areas in the School Development Plan and Self Evaluation Framework

  • Strategically leading safeguarding, attendance, behaviour, and continuous professional development

  • Managing medical conditions and supporting vulnerable children

  • Leading curriculum development, teaching, learning, and assessment standards

  • Undertaking class teacher responsibilities when required

  • Representing the Headteacher at meetings as needed

Commitment to safeguarding

The Oak Partnership are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check, evidence of essential qualifications being seen prior to interview and satisfactory references.

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About Selworthy Special School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
201 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Email address
Phone number
01823 284970

4 - 19 Special School

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