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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership 14-18

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experienced member of SLT
  • Experience of either SEN or AP setting
  • Evidence of excellent classroom practice
  • Proven track record of leading improvement in raising student achievement
  • Leadership of a key whole school area
  • Robust self-evaluation and quality assurance procedures
  • Leadership of teams
  • The ability to inspire, develop, empower and sustain individuals and teams
  • Evidence of supporting and challenging colleagues through performance management
  • Ability to use data effectively to assess prior attainment, track progress and set student targets
  • Leading in EHCP reviews and working with staff to raise standards in SEND
  • Experience as a DSL

What the school offers its staff

Willow Bank School is a Centre of best practice for personal development, pastoral care and teaching and learning. We require a dynamic, committed and hardworking teacher to join us in our new multi-million pound school building who is passionate about pupil engagement and progression. Willow Bank School is an SEMH provision for pupils aged 7 – 16.

Commitment to safeguarding

We follow clear safeguarding policies, which ensure the safety of the pupils within our care. Staff and volunteers at the school are DBS checked and national Safer Recruitment regulations are strictly followed. Health and Safety policies are in place with risk assessments carried out rigorously, both with regard to events and activities within school and those carried out off-site. Within the school, two senior members of staff are designated Child Protection officers and work with families, social services, and Children’s Disability Teams to ensure that our pupils are not at risk. All staff have been trained in child protection procedures.

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About Willow Bank School

School type
Special school, ages 8 to 16
School size
60 pupils enrolled
Age range
8 to 16
Phone number

Willow Bank is a day maintained special school for children with social, emotional and mental health issues. We cater for young people from Year 4 to Year 11. We are a highly inclusive and innovative establishment.

Arranging a visit to Willow Bank School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email val.leatherbarrow@sthelens.org.uk.

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