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Assistant Headteacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

St Nicholas' School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-7063-147L
  • Posted:14/11/2023
  • Pay:Leadership (L10 - 16)
  • Start Date:January or April
  • App Close Date:06/12/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:11/12/2023


Are you …

Bold, optimistic and tenacious in setting and achieving the highest standards for children with SEND?

Passionate about supporting pupils with additional needs?

Able to embrace solution focused work, think outside the box and always put pupils at the forefront of your decision making?

Wanting to make a difference? 

If you are, we WANT to hear from you and would welcome you to join our team.


The Pupils, Governors, Leaders and staff at St Nicholas school are seeking to employ two Assistant Headteachers to join our team.

We are committed to providing the right candidates with;

  • High quality support and mentorship within a strong Leadership team
  • Supportive and kind staff with collegiate, reflective values
  • A ‘pupil first’ ethos and culture that strives to be the best and do the best for our pupils
  • Access to training and development opportunities within KsENT and nationally
  • Opportunity to work with an incredible group of pupils and for you to have a huge impact on their adult lives.

Information about the school

St Nicholas School is a highly respected special school in Canterbury supporting 360 pupils in 8 settings across the city. We offer six different personalised learning pathways to meet the need of a diverse range of pupils aged 3 -19 with profound, severe and complex needs.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Richard Dalton
  • Address:Holm Oak Close, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3JJ
  • Telephone: (01227) 464316
  • Email: recruitment@stns.org.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.