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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 May 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS L28 - L32

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • At least 5 years working at a senior level with pupils with Autism and/or SLD/PMLD
  • Lead the school and will work in partnership with other school leaders to create a learning institution that meets the needs of pupils with cognition and learning needs.
  • Work with other school managers and the governing body to develop the school strategically.
  • Manage the deployment of people and resources efficiently and effectively in order to meet the specific objectives of the School Improvement Plan.
  • Lead, motivate, support, challenge and develop staff to secure improvement.
  • Work with other school leaders and the governing body to promote the school as a community resource.
  • Work with other school leaders to create and maintain an environment that promotes and secures good teaching, effective learning and care, high standards of achievement and progress and good behaviour

What the school offers its staff

  • Continual sharing of ideas and practice
  • Partnership and collegiality
  • An explicit standard of expected practice
  • Opportunities to support other schools, providing system leadership
  • Taking part in research, evidencing best practice
  • Receipt of high quality professional development activities

Further details about the role

Closing date: Tuesday, 30th May 2023 at noon

Interview Date: Wednesday, 31st May 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

The Bridge MAT is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure.
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About The Bridge School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
236 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number

The Bridge School is one school split into two parts – the Primary School for 2-11 year olds and the Secondary school for 11-19 year olds. It is a special school for children with severe learning difficulties and/or autism based in Islington. The Bridge School has been recognised as outstanding in its last four inspections. We are a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) school. Our staff have developed some fantastic practices and we are continually striving to further develop the learning opportunities we provide for our pupils. Every child and young person is an individual and we work hard to tailor our curriculum to meet their needs.

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