• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    21 June 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L28 -L32

Job summary


  • Post Title: Head of School - Greenacre Special School 

  • Scale: L28 -L32

  • Start: September 2021 or January 2022

  • Do you share our vision of an education system where every child can thrive?

  • Are you an exceptional leader who wants to make a real difference to the lives of children for SEND?

We are currently looking for a Head of School who is:

  • An experienced leader, innovator and practitioner with the ability to establish and sustain expert teaching that meets the needs of all pupils

  • Passionate about the curriculum and able to ensure all children access a broad, structured and personalised entitlement

  • Able to lead the school on a day-to-day basis with advice and guidance from the Executive Team.

  • We need a leader who is highly motivated, with imagination and focus to join us on our journey.  Only the very best will do as our children deserve only the best.  If you are a great leader, if you are dedicated to improving the life chances of children and have the ability to help both staff and pupils shine, please get in touch!

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
Education phase
School size
327 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Contact phone number
01226 291133

About Greenacre School

 It couldn’t be a more exciting time to join the Barnsley and Kirklees Special Provision Partnership as the Head of School at Greenacre.  We’re a bold, new partnership, formed through the collaboration of Greenacre, Joseph Norton Academy and Springwell Learning Community.  Through our collaboration we are able to provide unique opportunities for our children, our staff and the communities we serve. 
Greenacre is a fabulous place to work.  We are part of an inclusive trust.  We have a supportive governing body.  The staff are utterly committed to our pupils and the children are brilliant!  

Arranging a visit to Greenacre School

 For more information about the role, please speak to Sarah Wilson, Executive Principal.  To make an appointment, please call Sarah Elliot on 01226 291133.  

School location

Keresforth Hill Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 6RG

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