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Job Summary

  • Location Arundel, West Sussex
  • Salary £31000 - £33000 per annum + Pension,Perkbox, School Holidays
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 19 October 2020
  • Ref HEADTEACHDSL_1603106687

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Job Description

Seeking a SEN Deputy Head teacher with DSL Responsibility to work for a friendly and well-respected children's home School

Exciting opportunity at an Independent SEMH school due for expansion!

We are looking for a creative, inspirational and dedicated Deputy Head Teacher who is passionate about working with SEN children to join the current team of professionals. Applications are invited from teachers who are committed to young people and have a proven ability to support emotional and behavioural development. Excellent prospect for someone with experience leading on safeguarding, within a specialised school for young people with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. This is a really rewarding role with scope to build and nurture relationships with staff and students and make a positive impact.

If you want to work in beautiful West Sussex and further your career within an organisation that supports and values their staff whilst making a huge difference to young people with professional, friendly and committed staff teams then apply now!

SEN Deputy Head Teacher Role:

As a SEN Deputy Head teacher, you will be able to effectively manage, promote and develop a welcoming child centred environment. Working with the Headteacher and Head of School you will utilise your experience of Safeguarding and in-depth knowledge of Ofsted to make a significant contribution to the school and develop and implement strategies to support the emotional welfare of the students

The post is a teaching position with DSL Responsibility. Training and support will be provided by line management. Being professional yet approachable and a natural communicator, you will be able to forge and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, young people and their families as well as other professional organisations. Encouraging and enabling young people to aspire to achieve their very best whilst in the your care. Applying specialised teaching methods and developing and implementing individual education plans, behaviour policies and lesson plans, monitoring progress and recording evidence.

Previous experience of a leadership or senior role is desirable but not essential; determination and an ability to strive for excellence while maintaining a sense of humour and robust relationships with staff and young people are essential.

SEN Deputy Head Teacher Applicant Criteria:

Qualified Teaching Status (QTS) is essential

Experience of teaching and supporting students with special educational needs, particularly those who have EBD

Experience of functional skills and ASDAN awards

The ability to teach students with SEMH across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.

Able to lead, encourage, engage and motivate learners and staff

Liaise with and refer safeguarding concerns to the appropriate authorities

Understanding of key childcare policy and safeguarding criteria

Maintain student records to a professional standard.

And have experience of planning and delivering a curriculum.

Benefits include:

Small class sizes (average of 6 pupils per class) with a maximum capacity of 18 pupils.

Chance to work 1.1 with pupils

Make a real difference to children

Pension and access to the Staff Perk box benefits scheme

Term time only working hours and school holidays, enabling a great work/life balance

Competitive salary

Supportive, friendly team

Scope for training and progression within the role

Opportunity to nurture and develop the life skills and abilities of young people

8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday hours Great work/ life balance!

If you meet the applicant criteria, we would love to hear from you. Don't delay apply today!

*FPR Group is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. FPR Group is acting as a Recruitment agency

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Jen Cross

Jen Cross

I am a recruitment consultant in the Health and Social Care team. I am able to bring a unique perspective having a wide range of experience working in health and social care settings and SEN education

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