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The students, staff and governing body wish to appoint a dynamic and talented leader to become the next Deputy Headteacher of St. Nicholas Special Secondary School. They will be able to demonstrate their commitment to our students, their education and their future by their enthusiasm, motivation and acting as a positive role model.
We are looking for a candidate who:
· Is an outstanding teacher
· Has the highest expectations of themselves, colleagues and students.
· Shares the same aspirations and vision for all aspects of our school, working in partnership with all staff, students, parents and governors
· Has an in-depth knowledge of teaching and learning
· Has a record of success in middle or senior management of raising standards and implementing new initiatives.
· Is an excellent communicator.
We can offer you:
· A unique community of students who will provide you with great challenge but also great reward
· A school that is well respected within the community and valued by its parents
· A friendly and supportive team of staff and governors
· Support for your continued professional development
· An opportunity to make a genuine difference to the future of our school and its students
St Nicholas School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post therefore requires an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service, medical clearance and positive references.
Information about the School
St Nicholas School is an academy special school, situated in Southend-on-Sea, which is part of the SEN Trust Southend. The school offers a quality, inclusive education for secondary aged students (11-16). Our students all have a range of learning needs and enter the school with a statement of Educational Needs, or an Educational Health & Care Plan.
It is our aim to encourage every student to achieve their full potential, to become an independent adult and an active member of their local community, relative to their ability.