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Deputy Head

Reference

PRI38405

Location

Sheridan School, Thetford Road, Northwold, Thetford, IP26 5LQ

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £43,000 dependent on experience

Hours

37.5 hours per week, term time only

Job Advert Role Description

Sheridan School offers an integrated programme of education and therapy for young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties, compounded by complex disorders including Autism. Age range for students is from year 4 to year 11 and the school is comprised of Primary, Secondary and ASD provisions.

We currently have a vacancy for a Deputy Head.  This post will suit a professional individual who is prepared to work flexibly in a vibrant, caring and supportive educational environment.  The successful candidate will work in close liaison with The Head of School to assist in the education and operational performance of the school, ensuring compliance with Ofsted and ISS standards, quality indicators and inspection report recommendations.  They will ensure all legislative and regulatory requirements are fully met and monitored and that learning strategies in place are relevant and best meet the needs of our learners.

The successful candidate will have a proven record of developing strategies for improving progress and achievement across the school. They will be involved, with the Head of School, in developing the School Development Plan, then taking a strategic role in implementing and taking responsibility for the initiatives identified.

The role will have specific strategic focuses within the school in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum and Personal Development, Behaviour, Nurture and Therapy.

You will benefit from a bespoke induction programme and the support and guidance of your senior colleagues across Priory Education Services. Applicants must have a formal teaching qualification.

Our dedicated team of staff create a safe, secure and supportive environment where our learners have a sense of belonging. Our approach enables young people to develop the confidence and skills they need to progress towards adulthood, including further or higher education and sustainable independent living.

Our Benefits

  • Online discounts and cashback for high street to holidays
  • Free monthly £1,000 colleague lotto
  • We pay for your DBS
  • Career Pathways – Our commitment to your career progression
  • Pension scheme
  • Cash for colleagues - Earn money for friends you recommend.

Division DBS info

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for 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.

Disclosure

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. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

Job Description

Deputy_Head_Teacher.pdf

Closing Date

31/07/2020