NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY COUNCIL
Cleaswell Hill Special School
School Avenue, Guidepost
Northumberland, NE62 5DJ
Group 5 School for 175 pupils aged 2-19
Individual School Range L16 – L20 (£56,511 - £62,240 per annum)
Required for September 2017.
Due to the impending promotion of our current deputy headteacher, governors are seeking to appoint a dynamic Deputy Head to join the Leadership Team at Cleaswell Hill School.
We would welcome applications from candidates with the appropriate skills and experience who:
Have a clear vision for the future of this successful school;
Understand and empathise with the learning difficulties of our pupils and ensure that each one of them continues to achieve their full potential;
Are enthusiastic, empathetic and inspiring leaders with excellent communication skills;
Have a passion for individualised learning aimed at developing the knowledge, life skills and experiences of our pupils;
Provide effective leadership of the school and foster the professional development of all staff;
Have the ability to engage parents, carers and the local community in our children and young peoples’ education.
In return we offer you:
An opportunity to work with inspirational children and who have complex difficulties.
The support of experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated staff.
The opportunity for on-going personal and professional development.
A strong and effective governing body, which is both supportive and challenging and wholly committed to working in partnership.
An opportunity to work in partnership with local schools and share and develop good practice.
A strong commitment to community engagement,
A well-established extra-curricular programme.
Visits to school are encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please contact Anne Carruthers, School Business Manager to make an appointment – telephone 01670 823182.
Cleaswell Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this post.
Application forms and further details obtainable by downloading an applicants pack.
Completed forms must be submitted by 5.00pm on Wednesday 29 March 2017. Please quote reference no. of advert.