Have YOU got what it takes?..... to inspire,
to lead, to innovate
Can YOU make the difference?...........to our
students, our families and community
As we enter phase 3 of the opening of
Treetops Free School, we are excited to appoint a Deputy Headteacher. Treetops Free School has a career defining
opportunity for an exceptional person, who is passionate about leading on
supporting our students with a wide range of special educational needs. As
Deputy Headteacher at Treetops Free School, part of the Treetops Learning
Community, you will have the chance to lead and shape our schools and deliver
the kind of education you always wanted to. Working with the Headteachers and
SLT, you will set the vision for the future of the schools, ensuring we have
the right people and plans in place to see that our young people-
whatever their needs- leave the Treetops Learning Community feeling proud
of what they have achieved and what they are capable of.
That is why we are looking for someone who
is pretty unique. Ultimately, you are an outstanding teacher who has a genuine
passion and working knowledge of SEND. But, as importantly, you are someone who
is resilient, innovative and has the type of enthusiasm that is infectious, so
that you bring about change in a positive way. You are also sensitive,
respectfully challenging, patient and kind: just the type of leader our young
people, staff and community can relate to.
you are ambitious about making the ordinary, or even the extraordinary possible
for children and young people and share our forward-thinking, open-minded
values then we would love to hear from you.
We offer a competitive salary in a brand new, forward thinking, school, own office and a supportive SLT.
are seeking to appoint an outstanding and innovative Deputy Head to work across
both schools in partnership with the Treetops Deputy Head, the candidate will have:
- High expectations of our students’ learning and a commitment to providing
education that promotes excellent progress and improves life chances, by taking
the ‘dis’ out of disability
- Experience of successfully leading and managing a transdisciplinary team to
ensure young people are prepared for adulthood
- Experience of being an effective senior leader in an educational setting
- Extensive teaching experience with young people with a wide range of special
- Experience of leading curriculum development involving multiple stakeholders
- A sound understanding of, and commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the
welfare of children and young people
- Experience of leading, managing and supporting the development of colleagues
through coaching or mentoring.
Interview day consists of,
Meeting with the student council, In-tray task &
presentation, teach a Secondary Lesson and a formal interview
Treetops Learning Community is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. Any post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.
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