9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    2 February 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Leadership
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership L17-L23 (£62,570 - £72,497)

Job summary

Job Title: Headteacher
Location: Headteacher office could be based at the Hasland site (The Green, Hasland, Chesterfield, S41 0LN) or the High Peak site (25 High Street, Chapel-en-le-Frith, SK23 0HD). However, regular travel to all three sites is expected.
Grade/Scale: £62,570 pa - £72,497 pa (Leadership 17-23)
Start date: September 2022
Contract: Full Time

The North East Derbyshire AP Academy provides programmes of education to students identified as being at risk of exclusion, or who have already been permanently excluded from mainstream education. We meet the varied and complex needs of children in Key Stages 2, 3 and 4, at sites located in Chesterfield and in the High Peak.

We are seeking a dynamic and inspiring leader who is passionate about enabling our students to access educational opportunities via an individualised curriculum, and, wherever possible, enabling and supporting them to be active citizens in the wider community.

You must be able to demonstrate exceptional leadership and managerial skills, as well as having significant experience and knowledge of working with children and young people with a range of complex needs. As a skilled AP/SEND practitioner, you will have proven success in leading a team in delivering a personalised curriculum to students with a broad range of needs including challenging behaviour and communication difficulties. You will have experience, as a senior leader, of building excellent relationships with students, staff, parents, governors, other schools and officers in a multi-academy trust and the local community.

Benefits include: Teachers’ Pension Scheme, Westfield Health membership and free parking.

For further information and/or to arrange a school visit please contact Kirsty Blake, HR Advisor, via email (hr@esteemmat.co.uk) or visit our website at www.esteemmat.co.uk/jointheteam. Please use the relevant application form on the MAT website; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 2 February 2022 (12 noon)
Assessment day: TBC
Interview date: TBC

Esteem Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students. We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
Education phase
School size
75 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16
Contact email
HR@esteemmat.co.uk
Contact phone number
01623859886

About North East Derbyshire Support Centre

The North East Derbyshire AP Academy provides programmes of education to students identified as being at risk of exclusion, or who have already been permanently excluded from mainstream education. We meet the varied and complex needs of children in Key Stages 2, 3 and 4, at sites located in Chesterfield and in the High Peak.

Every child deserves an education. Our primary aim is to support and re-engage young people, enabling them to think positively about their future pathway, and life after the Support Centre, whether that be re-integration into mainstream, further education or employment. Our Vision: "Inspire, Achieve, Exceed"

Our Pupils will:

• Feel safe, valued and trusted
• Recognise and achieve their full potential
• Take responsibility for their behaviour, and make healthy lifestyle choices
• Be positive about themselves and their future
• Be tolerant of others, and of the beliefs and views of others
• Be successful learners, both independently and when working with others
• Be self-motivated and have high expectations

We will achieve this by:

• Creating a safe learning environment, free of stigma and negativity
• Celebrating the success and achievements of every member of the learning community
• Establishing nurturing and supportive relationships between staff and pupils
• Setting high expectations for behaviour and academic success
• Providing a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum that provides the skills, confidence and qualifications to access opportunities in life
• Innovating learning, to engage and inspire
• Promoting tolerance and mutual respect
• Providing opportunities for students, parents and carers to voice opinions which form part of the decision-making process
• Providing an inclusive programme of learning opportunities and experiences that promote engagement

Further information about our academy can be found on the website at www.nedsc.derbyshire.sch.uk

Arranging a visit to North East Derbyshire Support Centre

For further information and/or to arrange a school visit please contact Kirsty Blake, HR Advisor, via email (hr@esteemmat.co.uk) or visit our website at www.esteemmat.co.uk/jointheteam. Please use the relevant application form on the MAT website; CVs alone will not be accepted.

School location

The Green, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 0LN

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