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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    11 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£71,729 - £83,081

Pay scale

Leadership Points 18-24

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Title: Headteacher (Member of the Esteem Executive Team)

Locations: Peak School, Buxton Road, Chinley, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 6ES

Grade/Scale: Leadership Points 18-24 (Actual Salary £71,729-£83,081)

Start date: January 2024

Contract: Leadership

Esteem Multi Academy Trust (EMAT) is looking to appoint an exceptional senior leader, with the ability and determination to accelerate school improvement at Peak Special School. We are looking for an experienced senior leader; at either Assistant, Deputy or Headteacher level, with the relevant experience of leading SEND provision for pupils with profound and/or complex learning needs and disabilities. We are looking for a senior leader who is relentless in their mission to providing a world class education to pupils with SEND.

The successful candidate will need to be dynamic and creative in their leadership approach. You will need to have clear vision and direction, and have the conviction to make your vision a reality. As the newly appointed Headteacher, you will have the autonomy to make a real impact on a school which has great potential. You will have the confidence and skills necessary to bring the entire community along with you on an exciting school improvement journey. You will be supported by a highly experienced and diverse trust central team, alongside a like-minded group of headteacher colleagues within the trust, who lead inclusive primary and special schools, and alternative provisions.

We welcome applications from experienced senior leaders with:

  • A demonstrable track record of successful school leadership, to bring about exceptional learning outcomes for children and young people with SEND
  • The ability to build excellent relationships with students, staff, parents/carers, governors, and the local community.
  • The vision and skill to embrace, lead and manage change and rapid school improvement.

What the school offers its staff

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

To arrange an informal discussion about the role with Clive Lawrence OBE (Chief Education Officer), please email your contact details to HR@esteemmat.co.uk. To arrange to visit Peak School, please telephone or email the school directly on 01663 750324 or info@peak.derbyshire.sch.uk and ask to speak with Dave Jones (Deputy Headteacher). You can also find further details about the role, including how to apply, by visiting our trust website at https://www.esteemmat.co.uk/vacancies. Please use the relevant EMAT application form on the MAT website; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 11 October 2023 (23:59)

Interview dates: 19 & 20 October 2023

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.

Commitment to safeguarding

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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About Peak School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
79 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Email address
HR@esteemmat.co.uk
Phone number
01663 750324

We are a nursery to 19 Special School Academy in the north west corner of Derbyshire. We cater for children and young adults with a whole range of needs, particularly those with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD), communication difficulties, and those with extremely challenging behaviour linked to their associated learning difficulties.

Most pupils at Peak work outside the National Curriculum and we are proud to offer an individualised curriculum which is built around our four key areas:

Physical and Movement
Emotional and Expressive Arts
Accessing the World and Communication
Knowledge and Know-how

We are located in a beautiful, rural environment in the village of Chinley, where we make full use of the local amenities and make a point of filling our curriculum with outdoor activities.

We also have a number of specialist on-site facilities and services:

Hydrotherapy Pool
Sensory rooms and Sensory Garden
Fully equipped kitchen / catering learning environment for our post-16 pupils
On site nurse, visiting Physiotherapist and Speech and Language therapist.
Our location in north west Derbyshire, on the edge of the Peak District, means we are also accessible for pupils who may live in Cheshire, Stockport, Tameside (Greater Manchester) and also Sheffield.

We are currently Ofsted rated ‘Good’ – with outstanding for Behaviour and Welfare – and we are working hard to ensure we achieve outstanding results in our next inspection.

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

Arranging a visit to Peak School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@esteemmat.co.uk.

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