Assistant Headteacher –SEN
Assistant Headteacher –SEN – September Start
Start Date: September 2022
Pay: Leadership scale (commensurate with experience)
“A good school with outstanding Pupil Personal Development and Leadership” Ofsted 2021
Heart Teaching is working with a specialist independent school for children and young people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).
Due to increased growth, they are seeking an Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for curriculum, teaching, and learning.
We believe that personalised teaching and learning in an autism specific environment allows pupils’ individual needs to be met and their capabilities fully realised.
As a qualified teacher you will be highly motivated to teach children with special needs to make progress and fulfil their potential. You will have:
recent experience of classroom teaching and of working with children who have ASD
knowledge of curriculum, assessment and inspection requirements
a wider interest in working with children, young people and their parents/carers both inside and outside the classroom
the ability to contribute positively to the overall programme of learning for each student to ensure progression
a focus on pupil outcomes and pupil progression
to contribute to learning outside the classroom
understanding that safeguarding all children is a top priority: to ensure their safety and wellbeing at all times
You should have:
a relevant teaching qualification
interest in a particular area of learning or the curriculum
experience working within an ASD setting
a high degree of initiative and sound judgement when working with children and young people
ability to communicate effectively with learners and their parents/carers
ability to work with parents
ability, patience and judgement to manage behaviour