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Head Teacher

Grove Park School, Crowborough, East Sussex

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£76141 to £87313

Job summary

Do you have:
 Vision, clarity, creativity, energy and determination to provide professional and strategic leadership?
 The leadership skills to inspire a dedicated, skilled and caring team of staff?
 An understanding of the necessity to work with all stakeholders, especially parents?
Governors are looking for a visionary Headteacher to steer the school through this period of positive change and above all to bring genuine enrichment to the lives of all of our pupils.
As the new Leader of Grove Park Special School, you will have:
 Proven experience as a successful leader in at least two special schools.
 A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of a wide range of special educational needs and how different children with SEND may best learn.
 Experience of managing and leading change, motivating and empowering all stakeholders.
 An ardent commitment to achieving the very best outcomes for pupils
 Responsibility for management of all aspects of the school budget, systems, organisations and processes upholding the principles of transparency, integrity and probity.

Employee benefits

Leadership L25 - L31

Applying for the job

For a recruitment pack please contact: leadership.recruitment@eastsussex.gov.uk
The interview process will take place on 30th and 31st March and will consist of a range of activities and exercises, a formal presentation and interview. The process will be planned to fully judge candidates against the person specification for the role of Headteacher.

School overview

School type
Special school
Education phase
School size
118 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01892 603095

About Grove Park School

Grove Park is a maintained special school which is graded Good with Outstanding features supporting over 120 pupils with a diverse range of complex needs and is rapidly growing not only in terms of pupil numbers but also in terms of its excellent reputation and successful partnerships.
The evolution of the school is at a critical point and the early retirement of our much-respected Headteacher offers a school Leader with energy, tenacity and vision the opportunity to join us in leading the school through a period of exciting and significant development

Arranging a visit to Grove Park School

To arrange for an informal visit to the school, please contact: Alison Norman 01892 603095 or email alisonn@grove-park.e-sussex.sch.uk. We can offer a Covid secure informal visit including a lateral flow test on arrival. (The school staff are regularly tested). The school staff are currently being vaccinated through an arrangement agreed between East Sussex and neighbouring Local Authorities and the NHS.
For an informal discussion, please contact Bob Wall, Consultant to the Recruitment Panel on 07713 624 026 or email bob@wall.co.uk

School location

Church Road, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 1BN

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