Leadership Scale L12 - L18, £55,338 to £64,143
Headteacher at Horton Lodge School
Horton Lodge is a special school currently with 58 pupils, and a PAN of 55, in Primary years (2-11 years) with SEND. There are also 10 residential places per night available over 3 nights per week led by the Head of Care.
Responsible to: the Governing Board and Local Authority
Grade: Leadership Scale L12 – L18
Salary £55,338 - £64,143 (plus £4,457 Residential Allowance)
General Headteacher Accountabilities
The Headteacher is accountable to the school's Governing Body and through the Director of Children’s Services to the Local Authority. The professional duties and job description of the Headteacher are outlined in the School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document, which should be read in conjunction with this document. This job description is based on the National Standards for Headteachers.
The Headteacher is the lead professional in the school, and working with the Governing Body, is responsible for providing vision, leadership and direction for the continuous improvement of the school. The Headteacher, with the Governing Body is responsible for ensuring that teaching and learning are highly effective and that all pupils achieve their maximum potential.
Residential Heads Allowance £4,457 per annum
Applying for the job
Candidates should complete their application form electronically and email it to the school, together with a short covering letter addressed to Chair of Governors, Mr J Harris, explaining their reasons for applying. There is no need to submit a separate CV.
Please email your completed application form and covering letter (both as PDF files please) to:
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.
52 pupils enrolled
2 to 11
About Horton Lodge Community Special School
Horton Lodge School is situated near the village of Horton in the Staffordshire Moorlands and in close proximity to the tourist attraction of Rudyard Lake. The market town of Leek is 3 miles away. The surrounding area is rural and peaceful and yet has easy access to more major conurbations.
The school is a well-established, successful Local Authority Primary School, providing a specialist education for pupils with physical disabilities and associated learning needs. The school also caters for pupils with more Profound, Multiple Learning Difficulties and complex medical needs. Conductive Education is embedded in the curriculum. The school currently has 58 pupils and a PAN of 55, with pupils from 2 – 11 Years of age. The school also offers residential opportunities to pupils.
As the school looks to the future, we are in the process of converting to academy status within the Talentum Learning Trust which is based locally. We are associate members of the Trust and our application for full academy status has been submitted to the DfE. The Trust is also planning to transfer its headquarters to Horton Lodge.
Arranging a visit to Horton Lodge Community Special School
We encourage you to visit our school to help you prepare for your application. Visits can be arranged by emailing Linda Povey in the school office, email@example.com