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Teacher in Charge - Full-time

Parkview Academy, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-6144-67L
  • Posted:15/05/2023
  • Pay:£46,548-£51,470
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:15/06/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:May-23


Looking to take the next step into school leadership? Are you an existing Headteacher looking for a new challenge? Do you want to make a difference?

We are looking for an outstanding school leader. If you are highly motivated and energetic with a passion and drive to support our children in their education and help them learn new skills, we want to hear from you.

You will be responsible for the delivery of an innovative curriculum, working closely with the education team to provide quality first teaching and learning. 

The role is non-classroom based, although may include some teaching.

Suitable for candidates who have proven leadership skills and experience, who demonstrate innovative practice and want to make a real difference.

The ideal candidate:

  • Hold a professionally recognised teaching qualification
  • An understanding of Independent School Standards
  • Thorough understanding of the Ofsted inspection process
  • Ability to implement change and provide accurate and effective reporting
  • Experienced practitioner able to plan, deliver and design curricula to broaden and expand the school offer
  • Resourceful, innovative, and able to embrace change
  • Accept challenges, inspire, motivate, and mentor others
  • Proven leadership experience and passionate about driving standards


  • Experience working within a SEND environment
  • Good understanding of SEMH, ASD and associated complex needs
  • Dynamic, proactive, and a creative thinker who is passionate about achieving the best outcomes
  • Maintain and develop the excellent existing relationships within the school
  • Capacity to rise to the challenge of monitoring and evaluating all aspects of school life  
  • Build, communicate, and implement a shared vision which expresses core values and moral purpose to support the school in attaining excellence
  • Visible and respected presence across the school
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentational skills
  • Able to plan strategically
  • Receptive to change and work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work closely with stakeholders at all levels.

This is an exciting leadership opportunity for an experienced education practitioner with a proven track record of leadership in mainstream and/or Special Education.

Supported by an executive team the post holder will oversee the day-to-day

operational management of the Academy and will also be pivotal in developing and establishing a shared vision and strategic plan.


About us:

Situated in Margate, Parkview Academy is an Ofsted ‘Good’ rated Independent Special School. Our dedicated team of staff create a safe, inclusive, and nurturing environment. Our approach enables students to develop the confidence and skills they need for future life.

Come and join our fantastic team.


Information about the school

Parkview Education, a vibrant and progressive education provider aiming to make a difference to the lives of the students and pupils placed within our schools. Our schools strive to support individuals to achieve their potential by creating environments where they can thrive. Our talented and experienced staff teams put the right support and resources in place for each child in our schools. We recognise that every student/pupil is an individual with his or her own needs, wants, aspirations, emotions as well as difficulties, so our approach to learning and education is equally adaptable and flexible.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Alison Dobbie
  • Address:8 Approach Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 2AN
  • Telephone: 0345 647 7777
  • Email: hr@parkviewcare.co.uk
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.