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Acting Assistant Principal (Maternity Cover) – Dysart School

£58,687.00 - £64,511.00 per annum Leadership Group 1 – grades L12 – L16 (depending on experience)
Dysart School, KT6 6HJ
Full time (non-negotiable)
Closing Date: 22/02/2021

Job Details

Contract: Fixed term for Maternity Cover

Start date: Easter 2021 until end of the summer term, subject to clearance checks

We are seeking to appoint maternity cover for our Assistant Principal, the successful applicant will have drive, creativity and a passion for teaching and learning to be able to support the school to continue to develop and evolve, ensuring that our learners remain at the heart of everything we do.

Assistant Principal Job Description Jan 2021

Person Specification

Experience of working with pupils with SEN is essential. It is imperative that you have high expectations, a sense of humour, a love of challenge and a determination to make a difference to the lives of our fantastic children.

Assistant Principal Person Spec Jan 2021

Further Information

Dysart School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT) who are a family of education providers operating in London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire. OHC&AT provides a stimulating yet safe learning environment enabling each pupil/student to achieve to their maximum potential whilst managing their specialist and complex physical, health and learning needs.

Dysart is a vibrant and Ofsted-rated outstanding school for pupils between the ages of 4-19 who have severe and complex learning disabilities, including Autistic Spectrum Conditions. Our vision places our learners and their families at the heart of everything we do. If you believe that pupils with SEN have an entitlement to engaging and exciting schooling, and that teachers have a critical role in enriching the lives of young people, then we want to hear from you.

Further details and how to apply

To discuss the post further, please email the Principal on ledser@dysartschool.org, or Vice Principal emurphy@dysartschool.org.

To apply, please send your completed application form to recruitment-dysart@dysartschool.org

CV’s will not be accepted, an application for must be completed.

Closing date: Monday 22nd February 2021

Interviews: w/c 1st March 2021

OHC&AT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The school is committed to a multi-disciplinary approach to meeting pupils’ needs, and promotes high quality professional development for all staff.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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