Head of School, Shenston Lodge School Shenstone Lodge School, Lichfield, Staffordshire

Job description

Shenstone Lodge School is a split site provision which aims to provide outstanding  education and support  for primary and secondary age students who experience social, emotional and mental health difficulties. 

The successful candidate will be based at The Shenstone Lodge site catering for a growing cohort of primary age students with a small group of Y7s.

If you are:

A passionate and motivational senior leader  with high expectations for student achievement 
Confident in developing a creative  needs led curriculum
Determined to ensure that students in our school are able to leave with high aspirations and the skills required for a successful transition to the Secondary phase
Unrelenting and  innovative when addressing and tackling student apathy
Willing to be part of a growing and evolving provision
If you have:

A proven track record of managing and motivating SEMH students and the staff that work with them to produce exceptional results
An emotionally intelligent and resilient personality
We would like to hear from you! 

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact Neil Toplass (Executive Head Teacher) 

Please note, School will be closed between Friday, 19th July and Monday, 2nd September 2019

Shenstone Lodge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. 

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role’

Application forms and details of the post can be obtained from:

SIPS Education Limited, Guardian House, Cronehills Linkway, West Bromwich, B70 8GS.

Tel: 0121 296 3000. Email: hr@sips.co.uk

Leadership Group Pay Spine:             Points 18 – 22

Salary Range:                                        £60,755 - £67,008

Closing Date:                                         Monday, 16th September at 12.00 noon                         

Short Listing Date:                                Tuesday, 17th September                      

Interview Dates                                      Monday, 23rd & Tuesday, 24th September 2019

Start Date:                                              ASAP

Essential educational requirements

QTS is essential

Essential qualifications

QTS is essential

Essential skills and experience

SEMH teaching experience at good or better
 Experience of leading, motivating and
developing staff
 At least 2 years experience as a school senior
manager/ leader
 Experience of successful primary phase
curriculum development and leadership
 Experience of the effective use of assessment
and analysis of data in raising standards
 Experience of effective partnership working
with other schools, parents and also
interagency working
 Experience of implementing school self
evaluation processes and analysing data,
informing actions for improvement

About Shenstone Lodge School

Birmingham Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 0LB
Not Applicable
Special School
Shenstone Lodge School website (opens in a new window)