Deputy Headteacher - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Stone Bay School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-7058-47L
  • Posted:10/01/2019
  • Pay:L 17 - 21 with residential allowance in addition
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:31/01/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:06/02/2019


We have an exciting opportunity for a new Deputy Headteacher to help provide inspirational and motivational leadership across the school.

Stone Bay School is situated in the seaside town of Broadstairs, Kent and specialises in providing both day and residential education for pupils aged 8 to 19 years who are diagnosed with ASD and severe and complex learning needs.

We have a wonderful, caring culture and a high staff to student ratio to support our students. We are committed to building communications between our young people, parents, and staff and to developing each child as an individual to “get it right for every student” so they can reach their full potential.

As Deputy Headteacher, you will promote a relentless focus on the quality of education and delivery of a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum that meets the needs of children and young people and produces positive outcomes. You will support the Headteacher in developing the school as a high quality specialist provision.

Working closely with the Headteacher, you will ensure the school has effective leadership and the required team capability to further develop and continually improve. You will be joining an experienced and committed staff team and will have the opportunity to play a major role in shaping the future of our school. We are a Good school with ambitions and the capability to be Outstanding.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Aspires to be the best at what they do and inspires others to do the same, empowering a learning community
  • Will work creatively and effectively with the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body to drive school improvement
  • Has made an excellent contribution in the learning and progress of pupils and who is able to use their skills and knowledge to develop colleagues in improving teaching and learning
  • Is a highly motivated and forward thinking leader, with the energy and passion to influence whole school development and improvement
  • Has experience of working with young people with a range of complex learning needs.

If you are excited by the idea of joining a dedicated and passionate staff team in collaborative and innovative work in a very special school, visits to the school are warmly welcomed in order to meet the Headteacher and find out more about the school and the role.

To arrange an informal visit candidates should contact the Business Manager on 01843 863421 or email office@stone-bay.kent.sch.uk

Stone Bay School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, two satisfactory references, an adequate pre-employment health check and verification of the right to work in the UK.

Information about the school

Stone Bay School is situated in the seaside town of Broadstairs, Kent and is often described as unique. We specialise in providing both day and residential education for pupils aged 8 to 19 years who have profound, severe and complex additional needs, all come with a diagnosed autistic spectrum disorder, most with additional comorbidities. All have an Education Health Care plan or for an ever-decreasing minority, a statement of special educational need. At Stone Bay School we believe that every student is entitled to the very best possible education, delivered in an environment that is both safe and, conducive to learning. We work tirelessly to ensure we get this just right for all our students.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01843) 866652


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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.