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Deputy Head Teacher - SEMH Specialist School  

Deputy Head Teacher - SEMH Specialist School  

Posted 5 April by Compass Associates Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Deputy Head Teacher - SEMH Specialist School

Competitive Salary + benefits


Compass Associates are currently working with a valued provider of specialist education and residential care for children and young people with a wide range of needs. They have a vacancy for a passionate, strong Deputy Head Teacher to support the Head in leading the school through a period of growth and change.

The School

The school supports childrenwho have social, emotional and mental health needs including challenging behaviour. The school is in a beautiful tranquil location in order to provide a safe and nurturing environment for anxious, vulnerable pupils who have been unable to sustain a mainstream placement. Their daily plan offers a balance of academic studies, physical education and creative arts subjects; all underpinned by their therapeutic ethos.

The Role

The Deputy Head will join a team of dedicated teachers and help to run the school efficiently and effectively, giving the students the best possible educational outcomes. You will be expected to support the head in improving the Teaching and Learning along with inspiring and leading the team to improve the processes and procedures by implementing robust strategies in line with Ofsted regulations.


** Successful Deputy leadership within a Specialist School

** Qualified Teacher Status & NPQH is desirable

** In depth SEMH/EBD experience

** Extensive Knowledge of OFSTED and their inspection process

** Previous experience of motivating and managing challenging students

** Performance management and strategic planning

** Strong communication and self management skills

The salary for this role is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.


Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation.

Compass Associates (part of Compass Holding Group) are HealthInvestor's Recruiter of the Year 2017.

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