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Deputy Principal - Pastoral - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Parkwood Hall Co-operative Academy, Swanley

  • Ref:KCC207-7164-114L
  • Posted:18/09/2023
  • Pay:Up to £79,602
  • Start Date:January
  • App Close Date:06/10/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


As we look to the future, we seek an exceptional individual to lead our pastoral support efforts across the school. This role involves spearheading strategic changes and improvements that directly impact the lives of our children and young people. Currently, we are implementing a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) culture across the school and your role will be pivotal in embedding this approach throughout the entire community. Additionally, you will provide strategic oversight for safeguarding in conjunction with the Designated Safeguarding Lead. Collaboration will be key as you'll work alongside a dynamic and passionate team of experienced leaders and staff, all deeply committed to our shared vision of "a quality life for all."

We are seeking candidates with a successful track record in middle or senior leadership roles within a comparable educational setting, ideally with experience in leading change and improvement. While prior experience with PBS is advantageous, it is not mandatory. What we value most is a profound belief in our approach and a strong desire to contribute to our vision. Your personal qualities and ability to build relationships with a diverse range of individuals will be instrumental. In this role, kindness is paramount, as it is for all our staff members.

Information about the school

Parkwood Hall is a residential and day school for pupils aged 8-19 years with moderate to severe learning difficulties and other complex needs including autism and language difficulties. We are passionate about our Co-operative values of self-help, self- responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity.

Parkwood Hall aims to provide an outstanding and supportive learning environment which challenges students to achieve success. The core learning values, which are at the centre of the curriculum, focus upon developing the student’s resilience and ability to make informed life choices.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Saimah Iram
  • Address:Parkwood Hall, Beechenlea Lane, Swanley, Kent, BR8 8DR
  • Telephone: 01322 664441
  • Email: contact@parkwoodhall.co.uk


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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.