A degree level qualification or suitable equivalent education and experience is essential
Skills and Experience
● Experience of teaching or supervising classes or groups of children and/or young people
● Skills and strategies for the leadership, supervision and support of staff and students.
● Proven ability to build effective, respectful relationships with young people
● Knowledge and understanding of management, administration and planning
● Effective written and verbal communication skills
● An understanding of and commitment to whole-school issues in a co-educational, all through school and the
willingness to be involved in all aspects of the work of the department and to contribute to the wider life of the
● Appropriate interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member and to take the initiative
● Strategies for implementing policies leading to equality of opportunity
● Strategies for effective behaviour management
● Knowledge of Children Act, child protection procedures, safeguarding issues and the SEN code of practice
● Knowledge of ICT systems and applications
If you are successful in your application, you will share in the leadership and management of a staff who are hardworking, committed, positive in outlook and dedicated to the achievement of our students. We offer:
- a high standard of professional practice, with bespoke in-house CPD provision, and affiliation to nationally recognised courses and providers (SSAT, Teaching Leaders, Future Leaders, NPQs);
- clear pathways for career development and progression with a proven track-record of success in developing leaders;
- a supportive and collegiate environment, with regular staff social and sporting activities (such as yoga, football and House events);
- excellent opportunities for leading work with external partners (National Support School, National Teaching School);
- a culture of high trust and accountability that values creativity and innovation, leading practice locally and nationally in a range of fields.
Dunraven School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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