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Assistant Head Teacher

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Eastwood Grange School, Milken Lane, Ashover, Derbyshire, S45 0BA

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£41,000.00 - £46,000.00


37.5 over 39 weeks

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK. 

Job Advert Location Description

With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

Job Advert Role Description

Eastwood Grange School is a specialist day school located in the village of Ashover, near Chesterfield for boys aged 9-18 years.  The pupils exhibit a variety of severe and complex educational, social, emotional and mental health difficulties, which have impeded personal developmental and educational success.  Many of the pupils have a number of diagnoses.  Our pupils have failed in, or have been failed by, a variety of settings before coming to Eastwood Grange School. They arrive at Eastwood Grange very disengaged with education and life after having experienced many break downs and trauma. 

We are looking for an innovative and engaging assistant head teacher to join our team duties will include:

• Responsible for Progress and Outcomes

•Continuing development of  academic data tracking

•Co-ordinating all tracking systems (Academic, attendance, behaviour, SEAL, therapy)

•Developing accreditation outcomes so that all pupils can achieve

•Leading colleagues with using data to action plan (e.g. tutor sheets)

•Identifying whole school areas of action and planning accordingly

•Leading whole school focused CPD

•Act as designated LAC teacher overseeing PEPs and use of Pupil premium

•Oversee IEP and effective target setting

•Ensure assessment is evidenced (baseline, ongoing assessment files, accreditation outcomes)

•Demonstrate impact in improved whole school progress

•Act as lead internal verifier for all exam boards

•Delivering the School Vision

•Curriculum Standards

•Curriculum Development

•Timetabling, annually and logistically throughout the week

•Staff Allocations and Changes


•Integris / Management Information

•Alternative Study Programmes

•Rotas, Calendar and Student Timetables

•Data, Assessments and Tracking

•Target Setting and Interventions

•Health and Safety


•Support Staff Inductions   

Division DBS info


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.


About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.



Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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