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Assistant Headteacher - Sherbourne Fields School

What is the job role?

“Raising Aspirations, Access and Achievement.”

Sherbourne Fields is an Ofsted designated outstanding all age (4-19 years) Special School providing an exceptional quality education for 220 pupils and young people with a broad spectrum of special educational need. We work in partnership with the University of Warwick to co-deliver SEND training on their ITT programme. Judged ‘Outstanding’ in the last three consecutive Ofsted inspections, we have been recognised, and pride ourselves on our innovative and creative approaches throughout our school.

Due to the promotion of our current Primary Assistant Headteacher (to the post of Primary Deputy Headteacher), we are recruiting for an ambitious, talented and committed Teaching professional with outstanding leadership qualities along with a positive and highly motivated individual to join our aspirational Senior Leadership Team

With 81 pupils currently across EYFS and Primary, alongside your teaching commitment you will support the Primary Deputy Headteacher and in driving the Primary department forward in line with the School Development Plan and the local and national agenda for School Improvement. You will also have the opportunity to mentor trainee teachers.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team you will work closely with your colleagues on the Senior Leadership Team and be committed to the whole school strategic management and development to ensure high quality outcomes for all of our pupils.

In return we will provide you with the opportunity to strive in a progressive, developing and highly creative environment - giving you the opportunity to reach your full potential aided by experienced, committed and supportive colleagues.

We welcome applicants with mainstream experience who have a keen interest in special educational needs and are interested in working in an outstanding special school. 

We welcome pre-arranged visits to the school.

Please download an application pack from the school website www.sherbournefields.coventry.sch.uk  and return your completed applications to the office office@sherbournefields.coventry.sch.uk

Closing date for applications is Friday 4th February 2022

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 23rd/Thursday 24th February 2022

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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

Coventry City Council

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