"Scruffy" Head Of School/Deputy (Secondary) - Full-time

The Wyvern School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7069-88L
  • Posted:12/02/2021
  • Pay:L20 - L24 £67364 - £74295
  • Start Date:01 September 2021
  • App Close Date:24/03/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:30 March 3021


Following the retirement of the current post holder, the school is seeking to appoint an inspirational and motivational leader to be Head of School (Secondary) and Deputise for the Headteacher.

Candidates will have:

  • A proven record as an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • The ability to lead and make a significant contribution to whole school improvement.
  • Can manage all aspects of day to day running of the secondary school.
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding across a wide spectrum of special needs.
  • Excellent leadership, management and organisational skills and will be an effective team player.

We can offer you -

  • A commitment to your professional development.
  • A dynamic, enthusiastic and talented team.
  • Engaging, happy and highly motivated children.
  • A vibrant and caring learning environment within a modern purpose built facility.

Due to the current Covid situation, socially distanced school visits can be booked or TEAMS discussions with the headteacher if a site visit is not possible at the time.  To arrange an appointment please contact Mrs Lynda Beasley or Mrs Jo Almond by telephone or email personnel@wyvern.kent.sch.uk

If you would like to discuss this post further, please contact Mr John Somers, Headteacher.

Information about the school

The Wyvern School is a large, dynamic, forward-looking school, with the aim of helping to shape best practice for pupils with complex needs. The school caters for 300 pupils with severe, profound and complex needs including autism.

The Wyvern School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jo Almond/Lyn Beasley
  • Address:Great Chart Bypass, Ashford, Kent, TN23 4ER
  • Telephone: 01233 621468
  • Email: personnel@wyvern.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01233 612001


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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.