Vacancy closed : Deputy Headteacher

Updated: Mar 24

Please note, this vacancy closed on Thursday 17th March.

Are you an inspirational leader looking for the next step in your career?
Do you want to work in a creative and innovative school?

Salary Scale: Own pay scale

Employer: Pathways Education

Location: Sundial House, Sundial Stables, Jumps Road, Farnham, GU10 2LB

Contract Type: Full time

Contract Term: Permanent

Closing Date: Thursday 17th March 2022

Interviews: w/c 21st March 2022 (early interviews for suitable applicants)

Start Date: May half term 2022, or will consider September 2022.

Pathways Education is a specialist forward-thinking provision offering outstanding education for a group of unique young people aged 9-14, with moderate learning difficulties who have been out of education. Pathways has a needs-led and nurturing approach, resulting in carefully managed learner pathways, including intervention delivered by specialists. The school works in close partnership with families, referring authorities and external agencies to coordinate the best possible education, care, guidance and support for the young people.

The current provision is for up to 10 young people, and there are plans to expand within the next 2 years and move to a permanent location, thereby offering opportunities for continued professional development for an aspiring leader.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and skilled Deputy Head Teacher to join the SLT at our growing school. The right candidate for this deputy headship will have significant leadership experience and a proven track record in the strategic planning and managing for SEND provision. This role does include some teaching therefore the ideal candidate must be a skilled classroom practitioner too.

The right candidate will be expected to:

● Support the Head in delivery of the school vision, for all learners

● Lead the school in the absence of the Head teacher for management decisions

● Take ownership of evidencing our improvement of outcomes for all learners

● Manage and motivate the team including all support staff

● Work closely with the team to enrich and improve curriculum planning

Wellbeing is at the heart of our leadership and learning and we wish for quality teaching and a healthy work/life balance. If you join us, you will be part of a committed and hardworking team that will look after you.The successful candidates will have a commitment to develop outstanding practice, the desire and drive to improve educational outcomes and life chances for our young people.

We offer:

● Excellent staff support and leadership skills development

● High quality coaching

● A friendly and dedicated approach to school leadership.

● Opportunities for collaboration with other settings

● A personal Microsoft Device

For further information, you are welcome to contact our headteacher, Nazya Ghalib:

Visits to the school are advised. If you would like to arrange a visit or have an application pack sent to you, please contact Debbie Seagrove, School Business Manager:

For further details on Pathways Education please visit the rest of our website

COVID-19 considerations: We have a comprehensive COVID-19 risk assessment for all on-site working to ensure the health and safety of staff and pupils.

Pathways Education reserves the right to withdraw this advert early if a suitable candidate is found.

Pathways Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

References will be taken up before interviews are offered.

Please read the following documents to support your application;

  • Job description

  • Person specification

  • Our Safeguarding recruitment statement.

Apply by completing the form linked below.

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