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  • Start date details

    Easter 2023 (later by negotiation)

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

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Key stage

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

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What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Sustained success as a Headteacher of a special school (evaluated as at least Good by Ofsted)
  • Able to articulate what makes a special school remarkable and what is similar yet different from a mainstream setting
  • An excellent understanding of the essential ingredients of exceptional pedagogy and what this looks like in any setting
  • Evidence of leading impactful and sustained school improvement with clarity, appropriate pace whilst winning ‘hearts and minds’ Up to date expertise and knowledge of a wide variety of special needs (SLD, PMLD, ASC)
  • In-depth knowledge of the sector nationally including legislation
  • Experience and knowledge of the management of risk associated with special (eg medical, manual handling, behaviour) and the ability to advice others

What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting new role for our Trust, we are seeking to appoint an experienced mission-aligned, values-driven Executive Leader. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an impressive, measurable, and sustained record of crafting a purposeful, motivational, and inclusive culture with exceptional pedagogy at the heart. They will have evidence of leading and implementing strategy with rigour and clarity, investing in people, and demanding remarkably high standards. They will have expertise in all aspects of delivering a remarkable education in special schools and have recent leadership expertise in this sector.

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About Beckfoot Trust

Multi-academy trust
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01274 771444

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