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Deputy Headteacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Grange Park School, Wrotham

  • Ref:KCC886-7052-135L
  • Posted:19/11/2018
  • Pay:Leadership L10 to L15
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:07/12/2018 at 13:00
  • Interviews:13th December 2018

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Grange Park School is an autism specific provision for 11 – 19 year old and has been accredited for over 8 years by the National Autistic Society (NAS), who highly commended our school. 

Currently judged as “Good” by Ofsted, the school is very well placed to becoming Outstanding and is oversubscribed.

We are looking for a committed and dynamic leader to join us as a Deputy Headteacher. 

To be considered for this role, you will need to be able to demonstrate strong leadership qualities and will have had previous experience in school leadership at a senior level. Have considerable knowledge and practical experience of Key Stage 3, 4 and 5, as well as demonstrating specialist ASC knowledge through experience and practice. You will have previous experience of data management systems e.g. Pupil Asset.

You will take a lead in maintaining and developing our current outstanding provision to ensure we maintain an original, challenging and child- centred approach to educating and caring for our young people.

If you are excited at the prospect of working in a collaborative and rewarding environment then we would like to hear from you.

We will be holding an open morning on Wednesday 28th November at 10.00am for prospective candidates. Please contact the school on (01732) 882111 or office@grangepark.kent.sch.uk to add your name to the list.

For further details, a job description and an application pack please visit www.grange-park-school-kent.co.uk/site or email office@grangepark.kent.sch.uk

Closing date:              Friday 7th December 2018 at 1.00pm

Interviews:                 Thursday 13th December 2018

Grange Park School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Criminal Records Bureau and ISA Registration, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

All references will be taken up before interview.

Grange Park School is committed to the positive promotion of equal opportunities for all.

Information about the school

Grange Park School is a day special school committed to making a difference for 111 pupils aged between 11 and 19 who have an Autism Spectrum Condition and associated learning difficulties.

Class sizes at the Wrotham site are between 11-13 pupils with a teacher and 2 learning mentors.

At the Partnership colleges learning mentors are supporting individual students or small groups of students aged 16-19 years in the college tutor groups / classrooms and out in the community.

The school is at an exciting time of expansion and during Summer 2019 we will be opening a primary provision in Stansted village, situated 4 miles from the main school site. This new primary site will accommodate 36 pupils in Key Stage 2, aged between 9-11 years.

The school offers comprehensive training in ASC, exceptional CPD support and development opportunities through our Co-operative Trust of SEN schools.

Currently judged as “Good” by Ofsted, the school is very well placed to becoming Outstanding and is oversubscribed.

Grange Park School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the Criminal Records Bureau and ISA Registration, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

All references will be taken up before interview.

Grange Park School is committed to the positive promotion of equal opportunities for all.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01732) 882111

Documents

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.