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  • Job start date

    3 June 2023

  • Closing date

    10 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 Months

Pay scale

MPR/UPR plus TLR2b £5,193

Additional allowances

SEN Min £2,384

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit a Head of Phase (KS4) to cover a period of maternity leave.

Alongside carrying out the duties of a class teacher, the ideal candidate will be able to provide quality monitoring, evaluation and revision of learning outcomes across the phase, by adopting and modelling a positive and solution focused approach which continually and consistently maximises students’ life chances.

You will possess excellent communication skills coupled with a proven ability to enthuse, lead, develop and enhance the teaching practices of others across the phase, through mentoring, coaching, evaluating, supporting, guiding and target setting.

What the school offers its staff

  • a rewarding but challenging working environment
  • an optimistic and motivating leadership team with a track record of improving schools.
  • the opportunity to work with a wider professional team at Cranbury College
  • Hamilton School is an SEMH (Social, Emotional, and Mental Health) Special School in Reading educating up to 64 students with Education, Health Care Plans (EHCP).Our mission is to recognise each and every one of our students as individuals, and to nurture their potential, developing the whole child through a therapeutic approach. This means that you would have to be a resilient character who is able to remain positive when dealing with challenging behaviour. The school is proud to have recently opened its doors to a state-of-the-art building with wonderful new facilities for both pupils and staff.

    In January 2020 Hamilton School joined the Maiden Erlegh Trust family of schools, whose motto is “schools for the community, schools as a community”. The aim for every school in the Trust, whilst espousing their values and ethos, and having a core of common policies and procedures, will serve its own community’s needs in a bespoke way and also create a feeling of community within its own school. In that way all the potential and talents of every child and every member of staff will be nurtured.

    The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date. Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check


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About Hamilton School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
School size
53 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Hamilton School is special school based in Reading, catering for children in years 7-13 with SEMH.

School location

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