Deputy Headteacher - SEN

Forest Way School, Coalville, Leicestershire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 17 to Lead Practitioners range 21, £60,895 to £67,183

Job summary

Forest Way Special School is seeking applications for a dynamic, creative and resourceful Deputy Headteacher to join our team from Easter 2020. This vacancy has arisen because the current post holder has secured a promotion.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our forward thinking leadership team and contribute to the future growth of the school. We place the students at the heart of all our decision making and we have the highest aspiration for their outcomes. As an outstanding school we have a thirst for improvement and strive for continual development.

Essential educational requirements

A first degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of successful teaching in a range of settings.
Recent middle management experience.
Experience of leading and managing a team.
Experience of working with pupils with special educational needs.
Ability to lead, provide clear vision, and command respect.
Incisive and clear strategic thinker.
Able to motivate pupils and staff.
Ability to delegate responsibility.
Set high standards and provide a focus for improvement.
Play a leading role in implementing the School Improvement Plan.
Able to establish and develop positive relationships and liaise effectively, with all involved in the school.
A determination to progress school improvement and a desire to fulfil each child and young people's potential,

Employee benefits

Your professional development will be important to us.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 231 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Forest Way School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Forest Way School

School location

Warren Hills Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 4UU