Camberwell Park Specialist Support School 2 x Deputy Headteachers

  • Salary: Leadership Scale L14-L18 £58,135 to £64,143
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 05/03/2021 12:00
  • Start Date: 01/09/2021

Job details

Due to the retirement of the current postholder we are seeking to appoint two new Deputy Headteachers to start in September 2021. These appointments will enable the postholders to take a key role in developing the strategic and operational plans of the school as we continue to deliver the very highest standards of education and care.

The opportunity will offer you an appealing future, being part of our growth and expansion from the start.

If you are a dynamic, inspirational leader, keen to take on a new challenge and ambitious to make a difference to the lives of our children, we look forward to receiving your application.

Each role will have a different focus, which is outlined in the job descriptions:

1. Behaviour Lead, Lead for pupils with Autism and Outreach support.
2. Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and Curriculum Lead.

Please indicate in your application if you are applying for Post 1, 2 or both.

The successful candidates will be:

  • Committed to the highest standard of teaching and learning
  • Proven and effective leaders with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exemplary teachers and leaders who make a significant impact on children's learning
  • Resilient and enthusiastic when facing challenges

In return we will offer:

  • A warm welcoming school that staff are proud to be part of
  • An Outstanding school (OFSTED 2018)
  • The opportunity to move the school forward as it expands
  • Hardworking, dedicated staff who are always child centred
  • Children who are enthusiastic learners and who will put a smile on our face everyday
  • Professional development


Camberwell Park is a primary Specialist Support School based in North Manchester. We cater for 147 fabulous children aged 4-11 with Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) and Autism.

Our pupils have complex needs yet their enthusiasm and real love of learning is clear.We are 'PROUD' (Passionate, Respectful, Organised, Understanding and Dedicated) and these school values are evident in all that we do. We are very proud of each and every child and staff member here at Camberwell Park.

This is an exciting time for the school, with opportunities to join a new senior leadership team, at a time when the school is expanding, and we will enjoy the benefits that a new additional school building provides. Our expansion means we will accommodate 180 pupils in September, and thenew building (at our Moston site) will offer a bespoke environment that caters for the needs of ourmost complex pupils with Autism.

Tours of school (1-1) can be arranged on 25th February in the afternoon or 1st March in the morning. Contact to book a tour.

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

Email your application to:

Post your application to the schools 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

Closing Date: 05 March 2021 12:00

Shortlisting: 08/03/2021

Interviews: Week Commencing 15/03/2021

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/7023-6L