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Rodney House School Deputy Headteacher

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational new Deputy Headteacher. This position is Permanent, Full Time. Required to start January 2020.

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Leadership L10-L14 £49,937-£55,064
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 14 November 2019 12:00
  • Start Date: January 2020

Job details

Rodney House provides school places for children with an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) stating 'Specialist support', and offers a city wide Outreach service which supports Early Years children with additional needs and their families.

The service also offers training and support to daycare providers and school nurseries. Rodney House is a welcoming community which helps all children to reach their full potential.

Applications are invited from outstanding, reflective, and self-motivated teachers with:

  • Vision and energy to contribute to leading the school forward
  • Outstanding teaching and teamwork skills
  • A creative and flexible approach
  • Experience of working with children in both mainstream and special education provision
  • A good knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and National curriculum (both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2), and meeting children's Special Educational Needs and Disabilities within it, the importance of differentiation to meet a wide range of needs and supporting children to learn through play
  • Enthusiasm for working in partnership with support services and the local community

We can offer:

  • A positive, caring ethos where teamwork is important
  • Committed and enthusiastic staff dedicated to bringing out the full potential of children in their care
  • A supportive governing body
  • Excellent professional development opportunities including regularly input from and collaboration with Speech and Language and Occupational Therapists
  • Happy children who enjoy learning
  • A fully refurbished school site including sensory and soft play rooms and bespoke outdoor play equipment
  • Future opportunities for progression and development for the right candidate

Prospective candidates are strongly advised to visit the school to capture the positive learning culture in action and will be warmly welcomed. Please contact 0161 230 6854 for an appointment. Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

Please email your application form to: admin@rodneyhouse.manchester.sch.uk or post to the above address.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. 

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Closing Date: 14 November 2019 12:00

Shortlisting: 15/11/2019

Interviews: 25/11/2019

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/7047-58L