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Assistant Headteacher
  • Employer: Bluebell Park
  • Reference: SVP 0434
  • Published: Tue 22/11/2022, 12:57 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 07/12/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £52,214 - £57,934
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Cawthorne Walk, Kirkby , Lancashire, Merseyside

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Assistant Headteacher

Assistant Headteacher Bluebell Park School

Leadership Pay Scale: 12-16. To commence April 2023 (Spring Term)

Full time, permanent post.

Are you someone who has a passion for providing the best possible learning experiences for pupils with severe and complex learning difficulties? Can you be the one who joins an established and dedicated team in the pursuit of excellence for our pupils and families?

At Bluebell Park School we want someone to join us who is relentless in striving for excellence, determined in achieving high quality provision for our pupils and hold the highest standards for staff and pupils alike. You will have the vision, resilience and energy to help our pupils become as independent as they can be through continually asking for the best from all involved in their school life.

This role would be ideal for an experienced senior leader who wishes to further enhance their practice or for someone who is stepping up to a senior leadership post for the first time. You will benefit from support and excellent career opportunities in a school with a history of supporting staff to improve and progress. We are interested in what you can bring to our school to benefit our pupils and families.

Bluebell Park is a 220 place school for pupils with severe and complex learning difficulties including profound and multiple learning difficulties, autism and SLD. We have recently expanded to provide satellite provision and you will be joining a school which is forward thinking, creative and solution focused.

Main Purpose

As an already outstanding teacher, you will be able to ensure a culture of continual reflection and challenge promotes the highest standards of teaching and learning within the school. You will oversee a number of classes and provide line management for identified staff. You will work closely within the senior leadership team to deliver the vision and aims of the school. There will be a teaching commitment to be decided in connection with the Headteacher and you will bring a hands-on, proactive approach to the operational running of the school of which you will be an integral part. You will play a key role in contributing to the teaching and learning throughout the school and curriculum development and review.

Visits to the school: Please contact Jeanette Gallivan (Business Manager) to make an appointment 

Closing date and Shortlisting:  Wednesday December 2022 at 12 noon

Interviews:  Monday 12 December 2022

How to apply

Applications are by an application form together with a succinct letter to the Headteacher stating how you meet the responsibilities and necessary qualifications in the job specification. Application forms and Job Description are available from the above email, school website or postal address.

By engaging in this recruitment process, shortlisted candidates consent to an online search in line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education Statutory Guidance 2022’

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to all the relevant pre – employment checks set out in Keeping Children Safe in Education, including an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred-list check.