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Deputy Head Teacher – Sutherland House School


Hours: Full time
Closing date: Monday, 24th February 2020

Deputy Head Teacher – A new year, a new challenge!

Salary:   Leadership Pay Scale

Are you committed and passionate about SEN Education? We are looking for the next school leader to join our established team.    This is a real opportunity to make a difference for the children that we teach.   This is a role which combines strategic development with operational delivery on a daily basis.

Sutherland House School is a non-maintained special school for autistic children and young people aged 3-19. The school is located in the heart of the Creative Quarter in the City Centre.

At Sutherland House school Positive Behaviour Support and Person-Centred approaches are of paramount importance and you will be able to contribute to the continued strategic and operational development of this.

We offer small Class groups, high staffing ratios and excellent opportunities for training and continued professional development.

As a member of the school leadership team you will play a critical role in the translation of its vision into clear objectives that promote and sustain measurable school development; ensuring that the school continuously improves and is aspirational for our students.

You will have the opportunity to work in collaboration with the School Governing Body, Board of Trustees and Autism East Midlands’ Senior management team.

You will have responsibility for a defined area of the curriculum and School Development plan. In addition, you will maintain a defined teaching commitment.

Previous experience with autistic children and young people or teaching in an additional needs environment at any age is desirable but full training and support will be given. We also welcome applications from colleagues who have experience of teaching core subjects.

Visits by prior arrangement are encouraged, please contact us below.

Further details and application pack available from: www.autismeastmidlands.org.uk

Return applications to:                                              

Email: Hannah.Lynch@autismeastmidlands.org.uk

HR Assistant

Sutherland House School

Bath Street


Tel: (0115) 9609263


Closing date: Monday 24th February.

Interview date: TBC.

Ref No: SHS/DHT122019


Autism East Midlands is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

‘The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.’

Please note successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check at a cost to the individual

Registered Charity Number 517954


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Deputy Head Teacher – Sutherland House School