Job Description

Contract Type: Secondment (2 Terms)

Contract Hours: 32.5 per week

Salary: Leadership Payscale SCP 14 – 18 £58,135 – £64,143 per annum

Closing Date: 26th November 2021 at 12 Noon

Educational Diversity, Blackpool

Required for January 2022.

Following the successful recruitment of our Deputy Headteacher to a Headteacher post, the Management Committee is seeking to appoint an interim Deputy Headteacher from January 2022, whilst they prepare to make a permanent recruitment.

We are a Local Authority maintained Pupil Referral Unit and a Home Hospital Education Service, supporting primary and secondary aged students based over three sites.

We are looking for an inspirational, charismatic senior leader who has a track record of inspiring students to overcome challenges and barriers they face to positively engage with education. The role requires an outstanding and reflective practitioner who is able to share our values, commitment and positive regard for our students and their families.

The successful candidate in this role will:
? join the leadership team of a PRU and a Home Hospital Education Service with a local and national reputation that maximises student progress, attainment, achievement in preparation for adult life;
? build on the school’s existing strengths and join the leadership team in the successful implementation of change to drive improvements;
? demonstrate a firm understanding of school improvement and have resilience, drive and a passion to help improve our provision;
? maximise our effective working relationships with mainstream schools and other agencies to support students learning and with their reintegration.
? think strategically, demonstrating a combination of excellent management skills but also lead others operationally by being a strong, visible leader;

If you are excited by this career development and professional opportunity, the Management Committee looks forward to hearing from you.

What will we provide for you in return?
? A dynamic and supportive Headteacher and Management Committee.
? Be part of a talented and highly dedicated staff team.
? The opportunity to work within a caring and welcoming environment.
? Experience rewarding work with diverse and wonderful students.

The closing date for applications is Friday 26th November 2021 at midday.
Short listing will take place on Monday 29th November 2021.

Interviews will be held on Friday 10th December 2021. Please note these dates will be reviewed in line with government restrictions and candidates will be notified of any necessary changes.

Educational Diversity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students, staff and volunteers.

The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances and a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To download an application form, please click here. Applications are returnable to Barbara Lancaster on the below email address.

For an Applicant application pack, please click here.

Visits (either virtual or in person) are welcomed – please email Barbara Lancaster –

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