Daventry Hill School, Daventry, Northamptonshire
|Working pattern||Full-time only|
|Salary||Lead Practitioners range 25 to Lead Practitioners range 31, £74,103 to £85,826|
Daventry Hill School
Leadership points 25-31 £74,103 - £85,826
Start date: asap
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional individual with proven leadership experience to join the Trust as Headteacher for Daventry Hill School, an all-age special free school that is undergoing a rapid transformation after considerable challenge.
This position offers an exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to be part of the continuing development of our school which currently caters for 155 fantastic students aged 4-18 who have a wide range of learning needs, including complex learning difficulties, SLD, MLD, ASD and associated social and emotional difficulties.
Creating Tomorrow Academies Trust are a growing trust supporting schools who believe that children can achieve irrespective of their learning needs, and the trustees now feel the time is right to recruit an outstanding leader with significant experience of leading the learning and teaching of young people with additional needs, including those with complex learning difficulties.
You will have proven success of implementing and embedding curriculum developments which lead to improved outcomes. Creating Tomorrow Academies Trust are committed to the welfare of everyone and you will have a proven record of developing your teams as well as fostering excellent relationships with stakeholders, having demonstrable evidence of inspiring your colleagues and leading effective collaboration.
You will be responsible for ensuring the effective day to day operation of the school, including the curriculum, learning and teaching, and pupil progress and achievement. You will have operational management of the budget and responsibility for all staff at the school. You will support the Trust to create a culture of high expectation, self-evaluation and constant improvement. In return you will be supported by colleagues across the Trust who lead and manage the central business services so you can focus on developing the unique culture of your school.
If you have an unwavering commitment to safeguarding young people, high levels of personal resilience and thrive on challenge, then we want to hear from you.
Closes: Midday 12th December 2019
Interviews held: 19th December 2019
For an application form please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visits to the school are essential. To arrange a visit or an informal conversation in relation to the post, please contact Ellie Edwards, PA to the Chief Executive on 01536 500030.
Creating Tomorrow academies trust is committed to safeguarding children, promoting the welfare of all pupils, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for the successful candidates.
Essential educational requirements
National Professional Qualification of Headship (NPQH)
Further qualification in a related area e.g. MEd, MA, MBA
Qualified Teacher Status
Essential skills and experience
Substantial and successful experience in a senior leadership role e.g. as a Headteacher, Interim Headteacher or Deputy/Assistant Headteacher.
Evidence of managing or making a substantial contribution to the effective management of change.
Evidence of successful implementation of strategies to improve teaching and learning to raise the standards of achievement for all pupils.
Evidence of effective teaching, assessment and target setting.
Evidence of successful improvement planning across all sectors of the school.
Well-being package including advice, support and guidance and Perkbox.
|School type||Free School|
|Education phase||Not Applicable|
|School size||146 pupils enrolled|
|Age range||4 to 18|
|Ofsted report||View Ofsted report|
|Website||Daventry Hill School website (opens in a new window)|
About Daventry Hill School
An all-through Special School
Ashby Road, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 0QE