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Assistant Headteacher

£250 to £300
Job Type
14 Oct 2021
Smile Leadership Ltd are currently seeking a dedicated and inspirational Assistant Headteacher for a Birmingham, West Midlands based SEN school. This role is offered on a full-time, interim basis to start from January 2022 or sooner for the right candidate. If you are an experienced Headteacher who has led within a SEN setting and are either local to or available to travel to the Birmingham, West Midlands 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 an all-through SEN school in recruiting an experienced Assistant Headteacher. The role is initially on an interim basis; however, this could be made permanent for the right candidate. We are looking for a motivated and driven leader who has previous experience in an Assistant Headteacher role in a school with pupils with complex needs including those with SLD, MLD and ASD. Your main duties will include, but not be limited to the following:

• Working closely alongside the Headteacher to provide strategic leadership and professional management for the school
• Inspire the whole school community and effectively provide vision, leadership, and direction
• Support and promote the school's ethos, aims and core values to promote the welfare, progress and continued development of the school and its children
• To ensure high standards of teaching and learning, behaviour, attendance, and punctuality from pupils, in accordance with agreed school policy and practice
• Supporting the induction of newly qualified teachers, supply teachers, support staff and student teachers as necessary
• Promoting excellence, equality and high expectations of staff and pupils and carry out day to day management of the school including statutory compliance
• Plan, allocate, support, and evaluate the work of teams and individuals, ensuring clear delegation of tasks and devolution of responsibilities
• Establish priorities for expenditure and monitor the effectiveness of spending and usage of resources

To be successful in your application, you must have one of more of the following:

• Hold a relevant UK teaching qualification
• Leadership experience as an Assistant Headteacher within a specialist SEN setting
• Previous experience working with primary and secondary ages in an SEN setting
• Be able to create a structured environment where pupils and staff can thrive
• Exceptionally dedicated to supporting pupils with SLD, MLD and ASD

If you would like to be considered for representation in the role, then please contact me directly on (phone number removed) to discuss the application process.

Alternatively, if you would like to have a confidential discussion surrounding other school posts available in the West Midlands area, please feel free to get in touch
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  • Job Reference: 397071318-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Smile Leadership
    Smile Leadership
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £250 to £300
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary