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Head of School

  • Posted: 05-08-2022
  • Category: SEN
  • Location: Staffordshire
  • Type: Full Time / Temp
  • Salary: £185 - £200 per day
Smile Leadership Ltd are currently seeking to represent a Head of School who holds experience in an SEMH setting. This school is based in the Staffordshire, West Midlands (ST10) area and is offered on a full time, temporary basis to start immediately or from September 2022. If you are an experienced Head of School or aspiring Head of School who has recently had a job within a SEND setting and are either local to or available to travel to the Staffordshire, West Midlands (ST10) area, we would like to hear from you. Smile Leadership Ltd is a sister company to Smile Education who are a leading education recruitment agency.

We are currently supporting a partner SEMH setting in recruiting a Head of School. This role is offered as a temporary post with potential to become permanent for the right candidate later in the academic year. This role will require mostly teaching responsibility with a subject specialty and other responsibilities. We are open to receiving applications from either a highly experienced Head of School or SEND teaching staff who are an aspiring Head of School within a SEMH setting and are looking for a new opportunity. Our partner schools host a range of SEND requirements and contains a very few number of pupils that require a dedicated and passionate individual.

To be successful in your application, you should have experience in one or more of the following:

• Hold a relevant UK teaching qualification
• Hold the national SENCO qualification or substantial experience as an acting SENCO (without acquiring the qualification)
• Ideally have knowledge of West Midlands LA procedures
• Exceptionally dedicated to supporting pupils with SEND
• SEN school experience in a similar role

Due to Covid-19 a flexible interview process is in place for this role. A video meeting with a Smile Leadership representative will be arranged for applicants as a first stage interview.

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Alternatively, if you would like to have a confidential discussion surrounding other school senior leadership jobs available, please contact Morgan at the Smile Leadership Ltd office on 07355034438

We are committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.


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