Deputy Headteacher

Wren Spinney Community School, Kettering, Northamptonshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 14 to Lead Practitioners range 18, £56,579 to £62,426

Job summary

Salary: L14-18 £56,579 - £62,426
Wren Spinney Special School

Are you an experienced leader, innovator and practitioner who has had a demonstrable impact on learning and sees the needs of the individual as a priority?
We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated leader from who will lead a team of committed professionals.
The successful candidate will have expertise in the leading of learning of students with a broad range of complex and profound learning needs and significant experience in the leading of teaching to maximise opportunities for all.

The above position offers an exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to be part of the continuing development of our special school which currently caters for 56 fantastic students aged 11-18 who have a wide range of complex learning needs, PMLD, SLD, ASD and complex learning difficulties.

Creating Tomorrow Academies Trust are committed to the welfare of everyone and you will have a proven record of developing others as well as fostering excellent relationships with stakeholders and leading effective collaboration.

Visits are welcome by prior arrangement with the Headteacher. If you have an unwavering commitment to safeguarding young people, high levels of personal resilience and thrive on challenge, then we want to hear from you.

Further details and an application pack are available through the TES Web site or alternatively contact Ellie Edwards at Isebrook SEN College, Eastleigh Rd, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6PT. Tel 01536 500030 or email

Closing date: Midday 12th December 2019
Interviews held: 18th December 2019
Creating Tomorrow academies trust is committed to safeguarding children, promoting the welfare of all pupils, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for the successful candidates.

Essential educational requirements

National Professional Qualification of Headship (NPQH) Desirable
Further qualification in a related area e.g. MEd, MA, MBA Desirable

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

At least 3 years senior leadership experience in a special needs provision. Desirable
Experience of working with students with a range of type and degree of SEN
Successful teaching experience within a special needs setting
Experience of supporting students with social and emotional difficulties
Experience of being a Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Employee benefits

Well-being package including advice, support and guidance and Perkbox.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 56 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Wren Spinney Community School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Wren Spinney Community School

School location

Westover Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 7LB