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Assistant Head Teacher Vacancy


Salary:  Leadership scale range 12-16 (£52,672 - £58,219)

Contract type:  Permanent

Start date:  September 2019


Merstone is a vibrant, inclusive special school for pupils with severe learning difficulties, aged from 2-19 years. Ofsted (January 2017) judged the school to be Outstanding.  We are Federated with Forest Oak School, for pupils with MLD, with whom we share a campus. We have a building, richly resourced in ICT.


The governors are seeking to appoint an Assistant Head Teacher who will play a key role in the continuing development of this outstanding school. Key responsibilities will include leadership of curriculum and Educational visits co-ordination.


                      We are looking for an Assistant Head Teacher who is:                    

highly motivated with proven ability to lead and inspire others

experienced in leading and managing school improvement

passionate about enabling pupils to overcome challenges and experience success

an exemplary practitioner with SEN mainstream or SLD teaching experience

positive through challenging times
 We offer you a school community with:

partnership working at the heart of all we do

a creative and supportive team committed to enabling all pupils to achieve

a strong commitment to professional development opportunities for all

pupils who enjoy their learning and value their relationships with us

approachable, inspiring and supportive Senior Leadership Team
Would you like to be part of the team?
Application details: If you would like to find out more, through an informal chat/ visit or to request an application pack, contact Kim Archer-Clarke in the school office.

Visits welcome – 30th April, 12.00 noon or 2nd May 1.00pm.
Subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: 9.00am 7th May 2019
Interviews: 17th May 2019